Australia was all out for 430 runs in their first innings. MEK Hussey made a patient 146 ( 276 balls, 402 minutes) to post a good total. BJ Haddin and Bret Lee have contributed 33 and 27 respectively.
Zaheer Khan finished with 5 for 91 and Ishant Sharma took 4 wickets giving away 77 runs. India started its first innings confidently with Gambhir on 20 and Shehwag on 43, when rain interrupted play.