IND vs AUS: Cheteshwar Pujara shines as Kohli & team wins 1st Test match

Pujara scored a total of 194 runs, including first and second inning, to become the highest individual scorer for India in the first Test. 

Man of the Match: Cheteshwar Pujara

India managed to reach the score of 250 runs in their first innings, all thanks to Cheteshwar Pujara.

The right-handed batsman, who was announced 'Man of the Match', scored 123 runs. He also scored crucial 71 runs in his second inning.  



Historic win for India

India registered a historic win against Australia on the fifth and final day of the first Test match at Adelaide Oval on Monday.  

The Virat Kohli-led side became the first Indian team to win the opening match of a Test series on Australian soil. 


Pujara: Highest individual scorer for India

Pujara scored a total of 194 runs to become the highest individual scorer for India in the first Test. 

Skipper Kohli praised the batsman and his grit which brought India back in the game, in the first inning, after losing five wickets till lunch at a point.  


Kohli after victory

Captain Kohli looked satisfied with his team performance against Australia but was quick to add that the team needs to build on this Adelaide win and can't be happy with one test match. 


Pujara's ally Ajinkya Rahane

Pujara found a perfect ally in teammate Ajinkya Rahane, who shed his poor form and went on to slam a brilliant half-century.

He contributed crucial 70 runs supported by seven boundaries in his 170-ball inning. 


India 1-0 Australia

Chasing a target of 323 runs, set by India in their second innings, Australia succumbed to the Indian bowling attack for 291 runs.

India now lead the series 1-0 and will next face the hosts in the second Test, starting Dec 14, at Perth Stadium. 


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