Australia are bowled out for 530 runs, thanks to captain Steve Smith who scored third consecutive century of the series. Brad Haddin, Ryan Harris contributions did also turned valuable as the Aussies posted yet again a massive total on the scoreboard. Skipper Smith was dismissed for 192 runs who was in a hurry to score more runs and declare the innings to put the visitors to bat first.
Mohammed Shami picked four wickets while Umesh Yadav and Ashwin bagged three wickets. Ishant Sharma went wicketless. It was great comeback by the hosts who ended the first day at 259 runs for the loss of five wickets. Steve Smith stood from the front and led the team to a better position. Now it is in the Indian batsmen hands to be able respond in a similar way.