Australia v India: first Test, day five – live!

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54th over: Australia 110-4 (Marsh 34, Head 11) Good start this from Marsh, defending Ashwin solidly so far this morning. He’s such a fantastic player of spin when on song. Oh, as soon as I say this his inside edge is found by Ashwin, albeit straight to ground. Head plays out the rest. This is the uneventful first 20 mintes that the home side required.

53rd over: Australia 108-4 (Marsh 32, Head 11) Ishant to Marsh now, beating him with a ripper first up. Moving in, darting away off the seam – you know the type. Good batting from Marsh to get straight back on the front foot and take one to mid-on next ball. Head deals with the rest, using his bat throughout.

We’re getting the Fox commentators in the UK @collinsadam. Mike Hussey is perceptive, Isa Guha asks the right questions of the co-comms (and knows her stuff) in a wonderful voice. Warne is unlistenable – an Aussie Boycott, assertions presented as facts, all repeated ad infinitum.

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