13 Jan 2012

Australia bowl India out

9:09 pm on 13 January 2012

India's made a dismal 161 all out against Australia on the opening day of the third cricket Test at the WACA in Perth.

Virat Kohli made 44 and Gautam Gambhir 31 while Ben Hilfenhaus took four wickets for 43 and Peter Siddle three for 42, after the Australia captain Michael Clarke won the toss and chose to bowl first.

Australia, who lead the four-match series 2-0, decided to drop spinner Nathan Lyon and include four pacemen for the lively wicket with plenty of bounce.

India also went with four paceman, handing right-armer R Vinay Kumar his Test debut in place of spinner Ravi Ashwin in an otherwise unchanged side.