Score: Australia 256/9 at stumps; Mitchell Starc (57*), Josh Hazlewood (1*).
Jayant Yadav (1/58), who was picked as the third spinner in the side, got a wicket of Shaun Marsh (16).
Australia, who made a solid start as the opening pair of David Warner and Matt Renshaw put up a 82-run stand, lost just a wicket in the first session as Umesh dismissed Warner for 38.
Umesh Yadav was the pick of the Indian bowlers as he scalped four wickets (4/32) on a pitch that favoured spinners. He scalped 4 but Starc’s fifty frustrates India
The Indian speedster dismissed David Warner (38), Matthew Wade (8), Stephen O’Keefe (0) and Nathan Lyon (0) while R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja scalped two wickets each.
Mitchell Starc’s fifty did not allow India to wrap up Australian innings after Indian bowlers scalped eight wickets.
In the final two sessions as the visitors ended day 1 at 256 for 9 at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Thursday.