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Delhi Test: Scenes From Day 1

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Last updated on: February 17, 2023 17:43 IST
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Thanks to inspired Indian pace and spin bowling, Australia scored 263 in their first innings on day one of the Delhi Test at the Arun Jaitley stadium, February 17, 2023.

 

IMAGE: Alex Carey attempts to run out Rohit Sharma. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Rohit plays a shot. He scored a fine century in the first Test at Nagpur. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Matthew Kuhnemann made his Test debut on Friday. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Nathan Lyon appeals unsuccessfully for a wicket. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: K L Rahul's place could be in jeopardy if he fails in the Delhi Test.
Waiting in the wings is one of two most exciting young batters in world cricket today -- Shubman Gill. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Rohit played cautiously as did Rahul. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Lyon celebrates Rohit's wicket, only for it to be overturned by DRS. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: The Australians await a DRS review. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Mohammed Shami celebrates Kuhnemann's wicket. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Lyon bowled by Shami. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Peter Handscomb played a gritty knock. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Will Virat Kohli get a Test century on his home ground? Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Ravindra Jadeja in action. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Handscomb celebrates a half century. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Mohammed Siraj reacts. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A pitch invader is restrained. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Handscomb looks on. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Shreyas Iyer in action. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

 

IMAGE: An Indian fan waves the Tiranga. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Rahul, right, celebrate with Kohli after takes a catch to dismiss Usman Khawaja. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin celebrate Usman Khawaja's wicket. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Khawaja walks off after he was dismissed. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Handscomb stood tall as wickets fell around him. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Shami celebrates with Rohit after taking Travis Head's wicket. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Shami celebrates taking Travis Head's wicket. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Shami's celebration continues. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Siraj was at his fiery best. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Rohit asks for a DRS review. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Cheteshwar Pujara tries to stop the ball. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Travis Head plays a shot. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Australian fans don't seem happy with the fall of Aussie wickets. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Captain Pat Cummins in action. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Marnus Labuschagne plays a shot, but didn't last long. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Shami celebrates David Warner's wicket.
This is the second time Shami has got Warner on the first morning of the Test; he bowled the Aussie opener with a zinger in Nagpur. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Warner has an awesome batting record at home in Australia, but an indifferent record overseas. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Siraj in action. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

 

IMAGE: Shami celebrates after he took Warner's wicket only to have the decision over turned by the DRS.
But Warner didn't last long, ensnared by Shami for 15. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

IMAGE: Siraj appeals unsuccessfully for a wicket. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

IMAGE: Usman Khawaja in action, here, below and below. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Warner in action, here and below. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Warner receives assistance from Shreyas Iyer. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

 

IMAGE: Wicket-keeper K S Bharat tries to get hold of the ball. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Rohit and Siraj have a chat about their plan for the Aussies. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: A pitch invader grabbed by ground staff. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

 

IMAGE: A view of the spectators on the first morning of the game. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: An Australian fan arrives at the stadium. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

IMAGE: Cheteshwar Pujara with his father Arvind, wife Puja and daughter Aditi before his 100th Test. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo

 

IMAGE: His team-mates provide a guard of honour for Pujara to celebrate his 100th Test. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Sunil Gavaskar presents Pujara with a cap for his 100th Test. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Captains at the toss: Rohit Sharma and Pat Cummins exchange team sheets. Photograph: Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images

 

Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Ashish Narsale/Rediff.com

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