India after getting bowled out for 189 in their first innings tried the ploy of unsettling the Aussie batsmen by getting involved in some sort of banter. But had no success.
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Ishant Sharma tried getting under the skin of Matt Renshaw and Steve Smith by mocking them, but had no effect on the two batsmen. The Australian skipper had a good laugh with Virat Kohli joining in from the slips by saying a few words.
The hosts were thrashed in the first Test in Pune by a massive 333 runs and are already on the backfoot in the ongoing Bengaluru Test after getting all out for a paltry score.
After opting to bat, India collapsed in a heap as Nathan Lyon returned with career-best figures of 8 for 50 on day one of the second Test. Prior to the start of the four-Test series, Australia had decided to have a restrained approach when it came to sledging.