India creates history by beating Australia in the first test in the Australian soil. With a first innings score of 250, India successfully restricted Australia to 235. In the second innings, India scored 307 runs setting a target of 323 for Australia. India was successful in confining Aussies to 291, winning by 31 Runs.
Ashwin with his killer blowing dismissed Hazlewood for 13, breaking the partnership of Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon. With Hazlewood’s wicket, Australia was bowled out for 291. India with a splendid blowing, restricted Australian partnerships at all time. Scoring 123 and 71 runs in the Test Cheteshwar Pujara was awarded the Man of the Match.