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Josh Hazlewood dismissed Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli on his first day in Test cricket, at the Gabba
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Josh Hazlewood had Ajinkya Rahane caught behind
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Josh Hazlewood left the field late in the day in discomfort
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The stumps with a bail missing after M Vijay was stumped off Nathan Lyon
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Josh Hazlewood dismissed Virat Kohli
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Mitchell Johnson cools off
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The heat got to Mitchell Starc and he had to leave the field
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