Australia, Dec. 7 -- India claimed the wickets of both Australian openers on the second morning of the first test, including Aaron Finch for a third-ball duck on Friday.

In reply to India's first innings of 250, Australia reached lunch at 57 for two with Usman Khawaja unbeaten on 21 runs and Shaun Marsh one not out. Finch was dismissed in the first over and Marcus Harris, making his test debut, fell just before lunch.

After a scorching opening day, conditions remained warm but cloud cover provided favorable conditions for India's seamers. Australia's innings started disastrously when Finch was bowled by Ishant Sharma.

The hard-hitting Finch drove loosely at a full delivery and inside-edged onto his stumps, which went cartwheeling. Finc...