Cricket: India vs Australia Live Streaming 1st Test Match Day 2
Ravichandran Ashwin claimed a career-best seven for 103 to bowl out Australia for 380 during an extended morning session on the second day of the first Test against India at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Saturday.
Nathan Lyon was the last man out after defying 12 overs to add 16 runs for the last wicket with James Pattinson.
Virat Kohli took a superb catch at backward short leg as Lyon attempted to sweep Ashwin only to get a fine edge to give the off spinner his best figures in first class cricket.
Play has been extended for an extra half hour after Australia's last wicket pair of James Pattinson and Nathan Lyon defy India.
Australia are 380-9 after 132 overs continuing from their overnight total of 316-7 on the second day of the first Test against India at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Saturday.
Australia manage a single after 32 balls to frustrate India's bid to bowl them out before lunch on the second morning.
Umpire Kumar Dharmasena is at the centre of attraction being under pressure after turning down several confident lbw appeals.
Pattinson survives a confident leg before appeal against Harbhajan who has a word with umpire Kumara Dharmasena with TV replays showing it rapped him on the front pad though it is debatable whether the ball would have gone on to hit the stumps.
James Pattinson has latched onto loose delivery from Harbhajan to cut him to the point boundary.
Harbhajan is relieved to get a wicket on his 100th Test getting an outside edge off Siddle which is pocketed comfortably by Sehwag at slip.
Siddle made 19 off 94 balls with two boundaries.
Michael Clarke has gone for 130 holing out to Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the deep attempting to loft Jadeja out of the ground.
It is a vital breakthrough for India on the second morning after the overnight pair of Clarke and Siddle added 54 runs for the eighth wicket.
Clarke faced 246 balls during his knock which contained 12 fours and a six.
Harbhajan is bowling with a new spring on his step and with more energy sending down a maiden to Clarke.
Michael Clarke (128) gets another reprieve with Cheteshwar Pujara at silly point fails to grasp a sharp bat-pad catch off Jadeja and survives a confident leg before appeal next ball in an eventful over.
The 50 partnership for the eighth wicket between Clarke and Siddle comes up in 145 balls.
Harbhajan bowls a good first over after being idle for over three hours getting an edge off Siddle which sneaked through Dhoni and first slip to the boundary.
Harbhajan Singh playing his 100th Test is back into the attack for the first time since bowling 20 minutes before tea on the first day.
Australia have survived the first hour on the second day without losing a wicket with Michael Clarke unbeaten on 123 and Peter Siddle having faced 71 balls for his 13 which included a boundary off Ashwin.
Indian skipper MS Dhoni is trying to dislodge the overnight by ringing in the changes but there is no sign of the ball being handed to Harbhajan Singh who has not bowled since tea on the first day.
Harbhajan has gone for 71 in 19 overs but former Indian star batsman VVS Laxman was surprised to see Dhoni not giving someone who is returning to the side after a long hiatus a bowl.
Peter Siddle has slapped a widish delivery from Ashwin to backward point for his first boundary which would give him loads of confidence.
Siddle survives with his outside edge off Ashwin falling just short of Sehwag at slip.
Ashwin back into the attack with a change of ends.
Indian skipper MS Dhoni breaks the monotony by bringing back Ishant Sharma to replace Ashwin who has sent down maidens though conceding a boundary.
Australia's overnight pair Michael Clarke and Peter Siddle are content to play the waiting game and stonewall the spinners.
Michael Clarke breaks the shackles by lofting Ashwin to long on using his feet beautifully to go over the top to hit the first boundary of the second morning.
Ravichandran Ashwin opens proceedings on day two with a maiden to Peter Siddle while Ravindra Jadeja concedes three in the next over.
Australian skipper Michael Clarke will be looking to stretch their advantage when they resume on 316 for seven on day two of the first Test against India at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Saturday.
Clarke is unbeaten on 103 having opted to bat first and steered Australia to relative safety on a pitch which turned from day one with offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin taking six for 88 slicing through the top order.