India trapped both of Australia's openers in the wake of falling efficiently in their first innings as six wickets tumbled in day two's initial meeting of the day-night Test in Adelaide on Friday.
Jasprit Bumrah asserted both Australian wickets leg before wicket, with Matthew Wade and Joe Burns both out for eight in spite of surveys.
At the break, Australia were two for 35, 209 runs behind India who completed on 244. Marcus Labuschagne was on 16 with Steve Smith on one.
Labuschagne needed to try sincerely and his first runs came from an edge which missed the mark concerning the wicketkeeper and experienced to the limit.
Not long before lunch he was dropped by Bumrah on the limit.
Bumrah, whose bowling couldn't be blamed, had figures of two for eight off eight overs.
Umesh Yadav, while wicketless, had four ladies in his six-over spell.
Australia required only 25 conveyances to take the last four India wickets and wrap up their first innings toward the beginning of the day.
It proceeded with a disillusioning pursue for India arriving at a promising 188 for three.
The wicket of Virat Kohli, who was abandoned Thursday, touched off a breakdown that saw their last seven wickets fall for 56 runs.
After India continued on 233 for three on Friday, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins imparted the last four excusals to two each.
Cummins eliminated Ravi Ashwin for his short-term 15 with the third bundle of the morning, and Starc saw off Wriddhiman Saha in the accompanying over for nine, both got behind by Tim Paine.
Yadav skied a full-length Starc conveyance and was all around got by Matthew Wade at mid-on, and Mohammed Shami fought a rising Cummins conveyance to Travis Head at short leg.
Starc got done with four for 53 while Cummins took three for 48.