Mohali: India lost Sehwag (59) and Gambhir (25) after Aussies were bowled out for 428 in their first innings on second day of the opening Test against India at Mohali.
The home side began in a typical fashion with Sehwag (59 off 54) attacking and Gambhir (25) playing steady. The openers added 81 runs before Johnson (2/29) struck for Australia. Towards the fag end of the day, Johnson picked Sehwag as well to end the day on a high. Dravid (21*) and Ishant (0*) will resume play back tomorrow on Day 3 with India trailing by 318 runs.
Earlier, Australia were bowled out for 428 runs in their first innings in the post-tea session on the second day of the first cricket Test against India at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium here on Saturday.
Doug Bollinger (0) was the last man out, giving spinner Pragyan Ojha his first wicket of the match.
Pacer Zaheer Khan claimed another five-wicket haul, giving away 94 runs in 30 overs. Off spinner Harbhajan Singh bagged three wickets.
Tim Paine (92) and Mitchell Johnson (47) offered stiff resistance to the Indian bowling attack. Tailender Ben Hilfenhaus remained unbeaten on 20 runs.
Meanwhile, India starting their first innings were 63 for no loss, with openers Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag still at the crease.
Australia 428 (Watson 126, Paine 92, Ponting 71, Zaheer 5-94)
India 110 for 2 (Sehwag 59, Johnson 2-29)
Status India trail by 318 runs