Electing to bat, India ended day one of the third Test against Australia at 215 for two at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), here Wednesday.
India lost openers Hanuma Vihari (8) and Debutant Mayank Agarwal (76) before skipper Virat Kohli (47) and Adelaide Test hero Cheteshwar Pujara (68) stitched an unbeaten 92-run stand for the third wicket.
Paceman Pat Cummins took both the wickets for the hosts.
India 1st innings: 215 for 2 in 89 overs. (M Agarwal 76, C Pujara 68 batting, V Kohli 47 batting; Pat Cummins 2/40).