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WATCH: Australia Missed 2 Opportunities To Dismiss Rohit Sharma In The First Over

The highly-anticipated Border-Gavaskar Trophy 3rd Test match started at the Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indoor. India won the toss and decided to bat, but their batting collapsed. India was all out in the first innings for 109 runs in 33.2 overs. However, In the first over of the match, the Australian team made a series of blunders.

In India’s first over, opener Rohit Sharma tried to defend the first delivery bowled by Mitchell Starc. However, the ball took the edge of his bat and went straight into the hands of the wicket-keeper, Alex Carey. The Australian players immediately appealed for a catch, but the on-field umpire Nithin Menon was given not-out.

WATCH: Australia Missed 2 Opportunities To Dismiss Rohit Sharma In The First Over

Surprisingly, despite having the option to review the umpire’s decision, the Australian team doesn’t take the review. Later replays confirmed that the ball had touched the bat before being caught by the keeper.

Watch, Rohit Sharma’s Catch:

Then Rohit Sharma tried to defend Mitchell Starc again in the 4th ball of this over. But the ball hit Rohit’s pad and reached the wicket-keeper. The Australian team immediately appealed for LBW, but the on-field umpire was again given not-out. But the Australian team did not take a review against this umpire’s decision. Unfortunately, when the LBW replay came, it was clear out.

Watch, Rohit Sharma’s LBW:

Also Watch, Rohit Sharma Sacrifice His Wicket For Cheteshwar Pujara

In the very first over of the match, they wasted the opportunity to dismiss Rohit Sharma twice due to Australia’s mistake. However, the Australian team made India all out for 109 runs. Matthew Kuhnemann took five wickets, Lyon 3 wickets and Murphy 1 wicket for Australia. At the end of the first day, Australia were 156-4 and had a first-innings lead of 47 runs.

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