IND vs AUS 1st Test: Australian media emerge with Virat Kohli & Steven Smith - 'Smohli-Bromance'

IND vs AUS 1st Test: The Australian commentator emerges with Indian skipper Virat Kohli and ex-Oz captain Steven Smith stating 'Smohli-Bromance.' India at 97/2 after 48 overs when the score read last time. Pujara-Kohli is still hung in for Team India.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 17, 2020 13:49 IST
IND vs AUS 1st Test: Australian media emerge with Virat Kohli & Steven Smith - 'Smohli-Bromance'
IND vs AUS 1st Pink-ball D/N Test

IND vs AUS 1st Pink-ball D/N Test: The opening match between India and Australia (IND vs AUS 1st Test D/N) is in progress at Adelaide Oval. India tour of Australia 2020-21 featuring three ODIs, three T20Is, and four Tests. With both the teams having won ODI and T20I series each and the four-match Border-Gavaskar Test series will kick-start from today onwards. During the match, the Australian expert commentators emerge with Indian skipper Virat Kohli and ex-Oz captain Steven Smith stating ''Smohli - Cricket's New Bromance.''

 India at 97/2 after 48 overs when the score read last time. Pujara-Kohli is still hung in for Team India.

According to the latest sources, the Australian media came up with a bromance between the two modern-day greats Kohli-Smith during live commentary in English on Sony Pictures Sports Network. However, Kohli will leave Team India after the first Test due to paternity leave which has been approved by the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) in principle.

Moreover, Virat Kohli has been nominated for the ICC Player of The Decade award, he has been nominated in five different categories of the awards which will be finalized by the Indian Cricket Council (ICC) tomorrow.

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Earlier, opting to bat first, India lost both openers quickly, Prithvi Shaw's gone on the second ball of the opening Test while Mayank Agarwal looked watchful in his brief-stay, but the World's No. 1 ranked pacer Pat Cummins rattled his middle-stump inside the first break of the four-match test series. Cheteshwar Pujara and skipper Virat Kohli, the two perfectionists showed glimpses of their artistry in the middle to avoid further fall of wickets against the Aussies' disciplined pace-attack.