The first day of the third Test match is played between India and Australia, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Indian opener Mayank Agarwal and then Cheteshwar Pujara played a great innings. Because of their half-centuries, India scored 215 runs in 89 overs losing two wickets in the first day of the game.
On Wednesday, Pujara was playing on 66 with Captain Virat Kohli is on the crease with 47 runs. Kohli won the toss and chose to bat first. Hanumah Vihari, who came to introduce the innings with Mayank, started with patience. While Maayank was constantly rotating the strike, Vihari took the responsibility of making the ball old. He played 22 balls to open his run account.
Pat Cummins got Vihari at the hands of Finch, ending an innings of eight runs in his 66 balls. Until the first session was over, India scored 57 runs for the loss of one wicket.In the second session, Mayank continued to bat with restraint. He was not in a hurry to make runs in his first match and was playing his game according to the ball. For the meantime, he has faced all the Australian bowlers well. So far, Nayan Loyn, who dominated all the batsmen of India, has also played him well, and completed his first international half-century by chasing his ball.He shared 83-run partnership with Pujara for the second wicket. Fast bowler bowled Mayank on the score of 123 for Tim Paine behind the wicket. The ball caught on leg stump of Cummins is in the glove of the pen in touching the gloves of the ball. Mayank played 161 balls in his superb innings, out of which he hit eight fours and one six. He scored 76 runs.