Watch: Usman Khawaja takes stunning catch to dismiss Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 06, 2018, 06.41 AM (IST)

Australian player Usman Khawaja took a stunning catch on Pat Cummins first over to dismiss Indian skipper Virat Kohli on the opening day of the first Test in Adelaide.

In marched superstar Kohli to a huge roar from the crowd, but a stunning catch by Khawaja at gully off a Pat Cummins delivery saw him back in the pavilion for only three off 16 balls, left India in trouble.

After winning the toss, Virat had said, "Runs on the board will be always handy in any condition. Every tour is an opportunity, it's always a difficult challenge in Australia."

"I love playing here in Adelaide, the wicket is good and the stadium is great." 

However, his wicket had put additional pressure on the middle batting order.

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India have never won a Test series in Australia.

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Josh Hazelwood struck in the second over itself and got KL Rahul's wicket, who thought to go for the drive but edged it in the safe hands of Aaron Finch.

Murli Vijay was struggling with the seam and caught by Australian skipper Tim Paine as he edged Mitchell Starc's ball.

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A stunning catch by Usman Khawaja at gully off a Pat Cummins delivery saw Virat back in the pavilion for only three off 16 balls.