Australia make a strong start against India in Mohali

Australia make a strong start in Mohali
© AP Photos
Australia make a strong start in the third Test against India in Mohali, with openers Ed Cowan and David Warner unbeaten at lunch.

Australia have made a strong start to the third Test match against India in Mohali, posting 109 in the first session without loss.

After captain Michael Clarke won the toss openers David Warner and Ed Cowan built a century stand, with Warner passing 50 for the seventh time in his career.

The Indian bowlers toiled away in an unsuccessful first session, which lasted 36 overs.

Australia made four changes to their team for the game, following the dropping of four senior players, including vice-captain Shane Watson.

Steven Smith, Brad Haddin, Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon all came into the side at the expense of Matthew Wade, Glenn Maxwell, James Pattinson and Watson.

Australia's Mitchell Starc celebrates taking the wick of West Indies player Jason Holder during their team's one day international on February 1, 2013
Read Next:
Result: Starc, Bailey star as Australia win second ODI
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand