Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) India A medium pacer Navdeep Saini on Friday said it was special getting swashbuckling Australia opener David Warner out with a bouncer.

Warner was caught behind off Saini’s delivery when the former was batting at 25.

“Before me, Ashok (Dinda) bhaiya had tried a bouncer on him (Warner), and he pulled because the delivery was short of length,” Saini told the media, after stumps on Day 1 where the Australians posted 327/5.

Captain Steve Smith (107 retired out) and Shaun Marsh (104 retired out) scored tons.

“I thought I have more height and so high arm action and the ball will thus bounce more. So I did that and he (Warner) got out,” Saini, who was successful in getting the leading edge as the southpaw looked to pull, said.

“It is more special that I got him out off a bouncer,” the 24-year old added.

This practice match is a precursor for the upcoming four match Test rubber, Starting February 23 in Pune.

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