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Warner Ton Puts Australia In Charge

David Warner
David Warner scored his second century of the match to put Australia in the clear
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Australia 517-7 dec. & 290-5 (Warner 102) v
India 444 (Kohli 115, Pujara 73, Lyon 5-134)
First Test, Adelaide, day four

David Warner scored his second century of the match as Australia extended their lead over India to 363 runs at stumps on day four of the first Test at the Adelaide Oval.

Warner made 102 in 166 balls as Australia reached 290 for five in their second innings after having earlier bowled India out for 444.

Nathan Lyon took five for 134 to ensure Australia claimed a healthy first-innings lead.

Steve Smith, who like Warner notched up a century in the first innings, was unbeaten on 52 at the close of play.

Australia posted 517 for seven declared in their first innings in which Michael Clarke (128) also made a century.

Warner scored 145 in the first innings and during the course of his second innings knock, passed 1,000 Test runs for the calendar year.

This was also his sixth Test century in 11 innings.

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