Senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin produced one of his most memorable overseas performances as Indian bowlers collectively terrorised Australia into submission, bowling them out for 191 on the second day of the opening Day/Night Test here on Friday.
Courtesy Ashwin’s 18-3-55-4, India successfully managed to neutralise a sub-par first innings score of 244. Rival skipper Tim Paine (73 off 99 balls) was the only home batsman to show stomach for a fight.
AUS vs IND, Day Two, Scorecard
With a handy first innings lead of 53 runs, India found their opener Prithvi Shaw’s defence being breached again before ending the day at 9/1 — an overall lead of 62 runs.
A planned bowling effort
Indian bowling could be segregated into three phases.
In the early afternoon, Jasprit Bumrah (21-7-52-2) bowled the fuller length to make the first inroads.
Ashwin then took charge of late afternoon with his…