IND vs AUS Live: Matthew Wade is opening the innings alongside Joe Burns at MCG.© AFP

Matthew Wade and Joe Burns are off to a cautious start after Australia opted to bat against India on Day 1 of the second Test match, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. The hosts are fielding an unchanged lineup. Shubman Gill and Mohammed Siraj are making their Test debuts for the visitors. Ravindra Jadeja and Rishabh Pant are further back in the starting XI for India. In the first Test of the four-match series, India were outclassed by a strong Australian bowling attack. The visitors suffered a dramatic collapse on Day 3 of the Test, as they finished at 36 for nine, their lowest Test total in history. (LIVE SCORECARD)

2nd Test, Day 1 Live Score Updates Between Australia (AUS) vs India (IND), Straight From Melbourne Cricket Ground


  • 05:24 (IST)


    Matthew Wade gets the first boundary of the Australian innings following a full delivery from Umesh Yadav.

  • 05:23 (IST)

    Shubman Gill fails to hold on to thick outside edge

    Shubman Gill fails to hold on following a thick outside edge off Matthew Wade, despite attempting a dive.

  • 05:19 (IST)

    Single to backward point

    Matthew Wade directs the ball to backward point, completing a single following a misfield from Ajinkya Rahane.

  • 05:14 (IST)

    Wade finds the gap, as Australia get off the mark

    Matthew Wade directs a pitched up delivery between point and cover, completing three runs alongside Joe Burns. 

  • 05:09 (IST)

    Jasprit Bumrah starts off with a maiden

    Bumrah has started off the match with a maiden over, leaving Joe Burns in a state of discomfort. Umesh Yadav will share the new ball.

  • 05:05 (IST)

    Joe Burns and Matthew Wade are ready to start the innings

    Joe Burns and Matthew Wade are ready to kick off the Australian innings. Jasprit Bumrah will bowl the opening over.

  • 04:36 (IST)


    India XI: Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (c), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj.

    Australia XI:  Joe Burns, Matthew Wade, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Cameron Green, Travis Head, Tim Paine (c & wk), Pat Cummins, Mitch Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood.

  • 04:34 (IST)

    Australia win toss and opt to bat

    Australia skipper Tim Paine has won the toss and opted to bat against India.

  • 04:26 (IST)

  • 04:08 (IST)

    MCG To Pay Special Tribute To Dean Jones

  • 04:03 (IST)

  • 03:59 (IST)

    Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Day 1 of the second Test between Australia and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. 

    Here is the preview of the match.

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