Australia vs India - Highlights & Stats


Australia bounced back in style in the four-match series against India to win the second Test in Perth by 146 runs. The hosts scored 243 runs in their second innings to post a 287-run target.

India, who won the opening match in Adelaide, the team's first win in Australia for a decade, announced the squads for the final two Tests on Monday.

'It what's said, and not how much that matters, ' Paine said.

"I'm relieved personally", he said.

"I thought we were well off in the first innings of this game, so to bowl India out for 283 was a pretty good effort especially when you've got someone who scores a big hundred".

It took Mohammed Shami and another Indian substitute to separate the duo. Australia played better cricket than us and they deserved to win.

Both captains played down the onfield sledging with Kohli saying, 'As long as there's no swearing and personal attack it is fine.

Ironically it was the Australia team earlier this year that felt targeted by the host broadcaster in South Africa.

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It was during the following Test at Newlands that Cameron Bancroft was caught using sandpaper to alter the ball and Australian cricket was plunged into turmoil. In the past too, Jadeja was seen having a go at Suresh Raina during a One Day International.

In reaching triple figures, Kohli became the second-fastest player to reach 25 Test centuries in terms of innings with 127, behind only Don Bradman (68) and ahead of his countryman Tendulkar (130).

It was going to be a tough task for India, the Australian bowlers were up and about and despite the fight shown by Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant, the Aussie quicks proved to be the difference between the two teams.

However, Vihari added just four to his overnight score and fell to Mitchell Starc, who took 3-46, for 28.

The right-hander tried to flick the ball through the leg side and only succeeded in ballooning a simple catch to Marcus Harris at midwicket.

Needing five wickets to seal victory heading into day five - and with India requiring a further 175 runs - the writing was perhaps already on the wall, a sentiment that was reinforced when Mitchell Starc made an early breakthrough in the fifth over of the day, cramping up Hanuma Vihari who edged onto his thigh pad and was caught easily by Marcus Harris.

After a sparkling start to his Test career, where he finished as the Man of the Series against West Indies at home recently, Shaw started his Australian tour with a confident 50 against CA XI.