Australia spearhead Pat Cummins was pleasantly surprised by its fiery, flawless display of pace bowling which consigned India to a record low total in the opening day-night Test on Saturday.
Cummins’ double strikes on the third day unhinged Virat Kohli’s India which was eventually defeated by eight wickets.
“We thought if we could get them out for 200 today, have a bit of a bat, we’d stay in the game,” Cummins told Channel 7 after claiming 4 for 21 to go with his three first innings wickets.
“But for that to happen in the first hour, amazing.”
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“It was just one of those days where everything came off, everything we tried worked,” said the top-ranked Test bowler.
Cummins felt Australia bowled well in the first innings too but was richly rewarded for tweaking its length on Saturday.
“We found in the first innings there was actually…