In the second session India lost Mayank Agarwal (38) and youngster Rishabh Pant (23) and the innings appeared to be crumbling, but Washington and Thakur resisted the Australian attack with aplomb.

Thakur’s combative blow ended when Pat Cummins walked through his doors while Washington was sacked by Starc in the final session.

Short scores:

Australia 1st round: 369 all out 115.2 overs (M Labuschagne 108; T Paine 50, M Wade 45; T Natarajan 3/78, S Thakur 3/94, W Sundar 3/89).

India 1st round: 336 in total in 111.4 overs. (S Thakur 67, W Sundar 62, R Sharma 44; J Hazlewood 5/57, M Starc 2/88).

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