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India suffer early blows in third Australia Test

NEW DELHI - India were 67-2 at lunch after losing two early wickets on the opening day of the third Test against Australia here on Wednesday. The hosts lost in-form opener Virender Sehwag (one) and the usually dependable Rahul Dravid for 11, to be reduced to a shaky 27-2 after Anil Kumble won the toss and elected to bat at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.

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