11 Oct 2008

Second century helps Australia to commanding first innings

7:01 am on 11 October 2008

The Indian cricket side is 68 for one heading into the third day of the first test against Australia in Banagalore.

Australia made 430 in its first innings with batsman Michael Hussey scoring 146 to follow up on skipper Ricky Ponting's first-day 123.

The visitors lost Shane Watson early on day two to lively paceman Ishant Sharma, who finished with four for 77, after Australia resumed on 254 for four.