Melbourne, Dec 26 - Scoreboard at stumps on the first day of the first cricket Test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Monday.
Australia 1st Innings: Ed Cowan c Dhoni b Ashwin 68 David Warner c Dhoni b Yadav 37 Shaun Marsh c Kohli b Yadav 0 Ricky Ponting c Laxman b Yadav 62 Michael Clarke b Khan 31 Michael Hussey c Dhoni b Khan 0 Brad Haddin batting 21 Peter Siddle batting 34 Extras (lb 21, w 2, nb 1): 24 Total (for six wickets in 89 overs): 277
Fall of wickets: 1-46 (Warner, 13.1 overs), 2-46 (Marsh, 15.1), 3-159 (Ponting, 48.3), 4-205 (Clarke, 64.2), 5-205 (Hussey, 64.3), 6-214 (Cowan, 67.1)
Bowling: Zaheer Khan 23-5-49-2 Ishant Sharma 20-6-40-0 Umesh Yadav 20-4-96-3 Ravichandran Ashwin 26-2-71-1
Toss: Australia, who chose to bat Umpires: Marais Erasmus (South Africa) and Ian Gould (England) TV umpire: Paul Reiffel (Australia) Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (Sri Lanka).(IANS)