Clarke and Ashwin leave first balanced well balanced

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Updated: February 22, 2013

Australian captain Michael Clarke continued his rich vein of form with his 23rd Test hundred and his 6th against India as Australia finished on 317/6 on the opening day of the first Test in Chennai.

Clarke held the fort for the visitors with 103 while Ravichandran Ashwin ripped through the rest of the batting with a superb 6/88.

Australia 316 for 7 (Clarke 103*, Henriques 68, Ashwin 6-88) v India