Steve O’ Keefe’s six-for takes Australia to driver’s seat vs India in 1st Test

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Steve O’Keefe’s 6/35 and Steve Smith’s 59* helped Australia dominate India on the second day of first Test in Pune. (REUTERS)

Steve O’Keefe’s 6/35 and Steve Smith’s 59* helped Australia dominate India on the second day of first Test in Pune. (REUTERS)

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The Day 2 began well for India as R Ashwin dismissed Mitchell Starc in the first over itself. It helped Ashwin become the highest Indian wicket-taker in one home season. (AFP)

The Day 2 began well for India as R Ashwin dismissed Mitchell Starc in the first over itself. It helped Ashwin become the highest Indian wicket-taker in one home season. (AFP)

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Australia's Josh Hazlewood gave India the first jolt by dismissing opener Murali Vijay (REUTERS)

Australia's Josh Hazlewood gave India the first jolt by dismissing opener Murali Vijay (REUTERS)

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Mitchell Starc then tormented India by picking Virat Kohli (0) and Cheteshwar Pujara’s (6) wicket in the same over. (PTI)

Mitchell Starc then tormented India by picking Virat Kohli (0) and Cheteshwar Pujara’s (6) wicket in the same over. (PTI)

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Lokesh Rahul was India’s lone saving grace with a 64. (reuters)

Lokesh Rahul was India’s lone saving grace with a 64. (reuters)

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Steve O'Keefe then led to a collapse by dismissing Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha and Rahul in the same over. (PTI)

Steve O'Keefe then led to a collapse by dismissing Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha and Rahul in the same over. (PTI)

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O'Keefe went on to scalp three more wickets as India were dismissed for 105. (AP)

O'Keefe went on to scalp three more wickets as India were dismissed for 105. (AP)

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R Ashwin then ended the day with three more Australian wickets in the second innings. (PTI)

R Ashwin then ended the day with three more Australian wickets in the second innings. (PTI)

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Australia captain Steve Smith led a charmed life as he was let off three. he ended the day on 59* as Australia extended their lead to 298 at stumps. (REUTERS)

Australia captain Steve Smith led a charmed life as he was let off three. he ended the day on 59* as Australia extended their lead to 298 at stumps. (REUTERS)

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