- Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill then stitched a second straight 60-plus stand, laying the foundation for an improbable chase, before the home bowlers struck.
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India vs Australia Highlights, 2nd Test, Day 2: Rahane’s century takes India’s lead over Australia to 82 runs
India vs Australia Highlights, 2nd Test Day 2: Ajinkya Rahane lead from the front on Day 2 as he smashed a century off 195 balls to take India’s total to 277/5 at Stumps. Ravindra Jadeja is batting alongside him on 40 runs. India had reached the score of 189/5 at Tea with Rahane and Jadeja on the crease. Shubman Gill fell short of a fifty on debut as Pat Cummins gave Australia the first breakthrough on Day 2 at the MCG. The big Australian struck again to remove Cheteshwar Pujara. India batsmen Gill and Pujara began Day 2 of the India vs Australia 2nd Test in Melbourne with an eye to take a healthy lead over Australia. The pair took India past 50 after the rub of the green went India’s way early on. Follow India vs Australia 2nd Test Day 2 scorecard