Australia Must Answer 3 Main Questions Following The First Day Of The First Test Vs India

#3 Can Australia Afford To Rely Only On Its Spinners?

For the first Test, Australia decided to strengthen their batting lineup rather than send out more than four specialized bowlers. 

The speed assault was made up of Pat Cummins and Scott Boland, while the off-spin team of Todd Murphy and Nathan Lyon was also chosen.

On Day 1, though, Cummins and Boland were toothless. Against the former, who was surprisingly erratic throughout his time, Rohit picked up boundaries with ease.

#2 Did The Australians Make The Incorrect Team Selection?

Australia surprised a few people when they named their starting XI for the first Test. Cummins and Boland were always going to be the top pacers,

but the spinners and middle order saw a few surprising alterations.

#1 Who Else Will Bat Except Steve Smith And Marnus Labuschagne?

Australia's two strongest Test batsmen, Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne, were clearly visible even in the opening innings.

While the former hit 37 off 107 balls in a controlled innings, the later struck a team-high 49 off 107 balls in his debut Test innings in India. Rippers from Jadeja fired both Smith and Labuschagne.

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