Virat Kohli’s enduring love affair with Adelaide Oval resulted in a classy 74 but his untimely run out triggered a batting collapse as India ended the opening day at 233 for 6 against Australia in the first Day-Night Test here on Thursday.

Kohli, who looked in complete command, was run out when his deputy Ajinkya Rahane backed out after calling for a single and it happened just before the second new ball was taken.

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From a comfortable 188 for 3, India slumped to 206 for 6 as Rahane and Hanuma Vihari (16) found the pace and swing generated by the pink ball under lights too hot to handle.

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Ravichandran Ashwin (15 batting) and Wriddhiman saha (9 batting) saw off the final few overs and also got a…

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