After Australian spinner ( Nathan Lyon and Steve O'Keefe ) picked up nine Indian wickets on Day - 1 of the second Test in Bengaluru on Saturday. Virat and company will look up to Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for deliverance today.
The Aussies are 83/2 on Day - 2 of the second at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Opener Matt Renshaw ( 40 not out ) and middle order batsman Shaun Marsh ( 2 not out ) are looking to bat India out of the game after Australia off - spinner Nathan Lyon claimed career - best figures of eight for 50 on Day - 1 to all out team India for 189 in the first innings. India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin removed destructive Aussies opener David Warner ( 8 runs ) early, as all - rounder Ravindra Jadeja got the big wicket of Australia skipper Steve Smith ( 8 ).
That was an accute session of Test match cricket. The attitude from Virat and company was excellent.
The amount of pressure actualize can be judged from the fact that only 47 runs were scored in 29 overs, as well as with the precious wickets of Warner and Smith.
Australia team trail by 102 runs