IND vs AUS Live: Axar Patel gets his 1st wicket after 47 overs as Usman Khawaja departs

The “Big Fish” Usman Khawaja has finally been departed after a dangerous and long innings of 422 deliveries comes to an end.

With Rohit Sharma trying out several hands on Ashwin, Shami and Umesh, it was Axar Patel who was successful in getting the big wicket.


This is Axar Patel’s first wicket since 47.4 overs, the longest gap between two wickets for him in his Test career.

Khawaja to Axar, out Lbw! We have a review right away; Pujara, the stand-in, requests it because Rohit hasn’t arrived. A careless prod, and Khawaja completely missed it. The same is confirmed by Ono UltraEdge. Ball tracking now Khawaja is out after waiting for it and seeing three reds, hitting a leg-stump. The break has affected Khawaja’s concentration – was a straight ball and he was looking to tuck it to the on-side, this is a shot which has given him plenty of runs, but stunningly, he misses this one and is struck right in front, the Ahmedabad crowd find their voice as they see the original call being reversed. Axar 180(422) [4s-21] Khawaja lbw