Shilpa c, student, Apeejay Institue of Mass Communication

Opener David Warner smashed the fourth fastest test century off 69 balls to put Australia in control of the third cricket Test after India was shot out for 161 on the opening day Friday at the WACA ground. The Indians, down 2-0 in the series. Australia raced to 149 without loss at stumps, with Warner unbeaten on 104 and Ed Cowan on 40 for Australia to trail by just 12 runs after just the first day. Virat Kholi top scored in the Indian innings with 44, while both VVS Laxman and Gautam Gambhir battled hard on a lively pitch for 31 each.