India's lowest Test score ever- 36 all out



India began the day with a lead of 62. Then the wickets started falling. They wouldn't stop falling. From looking like favourites to win the Adelaide Test, they crumbled to their lowest score in all of Test history. All thanks to some spectacular seam bowling from Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins. Here is how the Australians turned the game right around. 

Kohli remained there was some hope that he could galvanise the lower order towards a total that would give the bowlers something. But that soon vanished as well in a moment that showed how things were all rolling Australia's way. Lured into a drive, the edge flew quickly to gully where Cameron Green couldn't grab it cleanly but the ball rolled from his chest back into his hands. The third umpire checked it for a while and was satisfied it was a clean catch. Kohli walked off, and shortly to the airport as his tour comes to a close.

At 19 for 6 the record books were being thumbed. Sadly for New Zealand's sake, their 26 in 1955 remained the lowest total ever but India's 42 - made against England in 1974 - could not be avoided. Wriddhiman Saha, the one catch to go in front of the wicket in the innings when he chipped to midwicket, and R Ashwin fell in consecutive balls to Hazlewood with the latter wicket bring up 200 Test scalps.

Hazlewood had another crackerjack up his sleeve to account for Hanuma Vihari which completed one of the game's swiftest five-wicket hauls. Cummins was denied the chance to match him when Shami was unable to continue following the blow on his arm despite lengthy on-field treatment. It was another problem for India to dig.

Suffered the worst Test defeat of his career, India captain Virat Kohli has admitted that it "really hurts".

Kohli said it was difficult to translate his "feelings into words" but pointed at the lack of "intent" from the batsmen in the second innings as a possible cause for India's plunge to their lowest-ever Test total on their way to an eight-wicket defeat in the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

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