On a day of toil against a <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ca-xi">Cricket Australia XI</a> at the Sydney Cricket Ground, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india/">India</a> captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/virat-kohli/news/">Virat Kohli</a> brought himself on to bowl in search of wickets as the seventh-wicket pair of Harry Neilsen and teenaged allrounder <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/aaron-hardie">Aaron Hardie</a> put on 118 in 35.3 overs. <p></p> <p></p><strong>ALSO READ:</strong> <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/india-vs-ca-xi-prithvi-shaw-injury-overshadows-day-of-toil-for-virat-kohlis-team-771798">Prithvi Shaw injury overshadows day of toil for Virat Kohli's team</a> <p></p> <p></p>Kohli bowling is not a very common sight on the international stage - he has bowled 27.1 overs in 73 Tests, 110.5 in 216 ODIs and 24.2 in 65 T20Is - and on Friday the skipper turned his arm over for two overs which cost six runs. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Video Highlight, IND vs CA XI: Virat Kohli bowls on day three at the SCG</strong> <p></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p></p><p dir="ltr" lang="en">Virat kohli bowling the ball is swinging .<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ViratKohli?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#ViratKohli</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/INDvAUS?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#INDvAUS</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CAXIvIND?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#CAXIvIND</a> <a href="https://t.co/o18TAIuaHt">pic.twitter.com/o18TAIuaHt</a></p> <p></p> CR7 ballond'or (@See_are_7) <a href="https://twitter.com/See_are_7/status/1068403773326807040?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 30, 2018</a></blockquote> <p></p>After the CA XI openers <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/darcy-short">D Arcy Short</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Max-Bryant">Max Bryant</a> hit fifties in a century opening stand in quick time, Nielsen and Hardie who on Thursday claimed four wickets, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/after-virat-kohlis-wicket-ca-xi-pacer-aaron-hardie-reflects-on-surreal-day-at-the-scg-771574">including that of Kohli</a> collected half-centuries of their own to take the total to 356/6 by stumps at the SCG, just two runs behind India. <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ravichandran-ashwin/news/">R Ashwin</a> was the pick of the bowlers, wheeling down 24 overs in which he picked up 1/63, while <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/mohammed-shami/news/">Mohammed Shami</a> was the most prosperous with 3/67 from 18. <p></p> <p></p>India's performance was overshadowed by the teenaged batsman <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/prithvi-shaw">Prithvi Shaw</a> suffering a<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/india-vs-ca-xi-freak-ankle-injury-rules-prithvi-shaw-out-of-adelaide-test-771787"> nasty ankle injury</a> that has ruled him out of the first Test next week.