Adelaide, Dec. 6 -- Captain Virat Kohli fell cheaply to a spectacular Usman Khawaja catch as a reckless India crashed to 56 for 4 at lunch on the opening day of the first test against an inspired Australia on Thursday.

India's high-profile batting order was under fire from Australia's aggressive pacemen in the sweltering Adelaide conditions. Josh Hazlewood was the pick of the bowlers with two wickets at the Adelaide Oval.

It was a disastrous start for an Indian team aiming to win their first test series in Australia. After openers K.L. Rahul and Murali Vijay fell to loose drives, India slumped to 19-3 when superstar batsman Kohli was brilliantly caught by Khawaja in the gully for just three runs.

Khawaja dived and snared the ball in hi...