2nd Test, Day 2 Live: Kohli Keeps India Fighting Post Lyon's 4-Wicket Haul

2nd Test, Day 2 Live: Kohli Keeps India Fighting Post Lyon's 4-Wicket Haul

2nd Test Live: India eye recovery against Australia.© AFP

IND vs AUS, 2nd Test Day 2 Live Updates: The focus is on Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja as four-down India continue to make a recovery against Australia in the ongoing second Test. India were 88 for 4 at lunch. Off-spinner Nathan Lyon dismissed KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara in quick succession to put the hosts in trouble. He later got better of Shreyas Iyer. On Friday, Mohammed Shami returned a four-wicket haul while Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin took three apiece as India bundled out Australia for 263 runs at Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi. Visiting skipper Pat Cummins had won the toss and opted to bat. (LIVE SCORECARD)

Here are the Live Updates of Day 2 of the 2nd Test between India and Australia from the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi

  • February18202312:22 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: 2nd session underway!

    The second session of play has started in New Delhi. Both Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja are playing the Australian spinners quite comfortably.

  • February18202311:38 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: Lunch!

    It’s lunch on Day 2. What a session it has been for Australia! Nathan Lyon wreaked havoc with four wickets while India could score only 67 runs.

  • February18202311:27 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: Kohli, Jadeja solid at crease!

    Both Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja have played the Australian bowlers beautifully so far. The duo have added 21 runs for the fifth wicket in 46 balls. India need them to continue in the same manner to bounce back in the game.

    IND 87/4 (33)

  • February18202310:55 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: WICKET!

    Shreyas Iyer is gone! Nathan Lyon gets his fourth wicket. He is breathing fire at the moment. But for this wicket, he needs to give credit to Peter Handscomb for taking a superb catch at short leg. India 66/4 in 25.2 overs against Australia

  • February18202310:46 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: FOUR!

    Matthew Kuhnemann bowls it onto the pads of Virat Kohli and the latter brings out his trademark flick shot to score a boundary off it. Kohli’s shot went from the right of mid-wicket fielder, who had no chance to stop it. 

    IND 62/3 (23)

  • February18202310:36 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: WICKET!

    Out!!! Cheteshwar Pujara is gone! Nathan Lyon is making life difficult for India. The hosts are in some big trouble. They have only 54 runs on the board and have lost three crucial wickets.

    India 54/3 (19.4) vs Australia

  • February18202310:31 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: WICKET!

    We have a game here! Nathan Lyon is making the ball talk. He has cleaned up Rohit Sharma. 

    India 53/2 (19.2) vs Australia

  • February18202310:21 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: FOUR! 50 up for India!

    A sweep shot from Rohit Sharma for four. The Indian skipper has nailed it to perfection. With it, the 50 is up for the hosts. They trail Australia by 213 runs. 

    IND 50/1 (18.2)

  • February18202310:18 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: WICKET!

    OUT! KL Rahul is gone for his individual score of 17. Nathan Lyon provides the much-needed breakthrough to Australia. 

    IND 46/1 (17.1)

  • February18202310:02 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: Poor review from Australia!

    A Pat Cummins delivery hit KL Rahul on the front pad. Given the ball was caught after that, Australian players appealed in unison. Umpire was unconvinced and Cummins decided to go upstairs. The ball tracker showed that it would have bounced over the stumps. Australia lost their second review in two overs. 

    IND 43/0 (14.5)

  • February18202309:54 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: SIX!

    KL Rahul steps out and hits Matthew Kuhnemann for a six. This is a really good shot from the Indian opener. It came from the middle of his bat and comfortably travelled over the ropes for a six.

    IND 40/0 (13.5)

  • February18202309:51 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: In case you missed it

    David Warner has been ruled out of the ongoing match after suffering a concussion. Matt Renshaw has been named as his substitute. Warner was hit by a bouncer from Mohammed Siraj while batting on Day 1 and he did not take the field during India’s innings later on the day. More details HERE

  • February18202309:31 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: Play starts!

    Matthew Kuhnemann with the first over, Rohit Sharma is on the strike. KL Rahul is at the other end. Amid a loud cheer from the crowd at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, here we go!

  • February18202309:29 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: All set for the action!

    The Australian players are out to the middle of the ground. Umpires are also taking their position. Meanwhile, the duo of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul also enter the ground alongside the Australian players. It’s time for action to kick off on Day 2!

  • February18202309:04 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: What happened on Day 1?

    Despite losing wickets at regular intervals, Australia showed intent to fight. Usman Khawaja (81) led the way for the guests, while Peter Hanscomb (72 not out) was another star on the day for Australia. For India, Mohammed Shami returned figures of 4 for 60, while Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja bagged 3 wickets apiece. You can catch the highlights of the Day 1 HERE

  • February18202308:51 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: Rohit-Rahul to start for India

    The pair of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul stayed unbeaten for the nine overs the pair played after India bundled out Australia for 263. The Indian opening pair will look to continue the hosts’ dominance.

  • February18202308:39 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: Welcome guys!

    Hello everyone, welcome to the second day live blog of the ongoing second Test between India and Australia. Stay connected for the all the updates from New Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium.

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