Australia V India

February 23, 2013 by  

Australia V India, India v Australia: Michael Clarke hits century in Chennai, Australia captain Michael Clarke struck an unbeaten 103 to guide his team to 316-7 after the opening day of the first Test against India in Chennai.

Clarke hit 12 boundaries and completed his 23rd Test century in the final over as the tourists recovered from 153-5.

He shared 151 for the sixth wicket with debutant all-rounder Moises Henriques, who made 68 before becoming spinner Ravichandran Ashwin’s sixth victim.

Ashwin finished with 6-88 after Australia chose to bat first.

David Warner and Ed Cowan gave their side a fluent start with 50 from the first 10 overs.

Ashwin, playing his first Test on his home ground, was introduced after eight overs and with his third delivery had Warner spilled on 18 by Virender Sehwag at slip.

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