Join us for updates, analysis and colour as the second Test develops
Welcome to our live report of the second day of the Australia-India Test from Melbourne. Join us for updates, analysis and colour. You can find our traditional ball-by-ball commentary here
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10.00am: Can India take control?
The opening day of the Boxing Day Test could not have gone much better for India, but now they need to make it count. It was a good effort to lose just one wicket yesterday evening – now, if they can bat the day, they’ll be in a very strong position. However, Australia’s attack will have other ideas. It felt as though they pushed a little hard last night, but that can often be the case in a short session.
Here’s Dan Brettig on another uncertain batting display from the home side.
“He had the biggest smile on his face!” – @mhussey393 enjoyed Mohammed Siraj’s debut day in Test cricket almost as much as the bowler did #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/tuOH7Jz1i2
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Andrew McGlashan is a deputy editor at ESPNcricinfo