Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne was in luck as he got here out to bat throughout the second day of the continuing Pink Ball Take a look at towards India in Adelaide. Throughout the first 15 balls of his innings, Labuschagne obtained two lifelines as Wriddhiman Saha and Jasprit Bumrah missed alternatives to dismiss him.
The primary probability got here on Labuschagne’s third supply of the innings, when Bumrah pressured a thick outside-edge off the batsman as he confirmed the face of the bat. Nevertheless, regardless of his finest efforts, Saha failed to succeed in the ball in time because it fell brief earlier than the primary slip.
Poor from Saha…did not even get a glove on that.
— 🏏FlashScore Cricket Commentators (@FlashCric) December 18, 2020
Then, on his 15th supply, the batsman performed a pull shot in direction of the lengthy leg boundary, the place Jasprit Bumrah was stationed for the catch. Nevertheless, he misinterpret the trajectory of the boundary and made a half-hearted effort, finally dropping the catch.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) December 18, 2020
Earlier, India have been bowled out on 244 after the aspect added 11 runs, shedding the remaining 4 wickets early on Day 2. Australia misplaced each of their openers early of their innings, as Bumrah dismissed Matthew Wade (9) and Joe Burns (eight) with out a lot harm after a fairly strong begin.
Australia had scored 35/2 at Dinner Break, trailing India by 209 runs.