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IND vs AUS 2nd Test highlights: India wins by 8 wickets, levels series 1-1

Skipper Ajinkya Rahane (27 not out) and opener Shubhman Gill (35 not out) took the side past the finish line after India lost Mayank Agarwal (5) and Cheteshwar Pujara (3)

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India had wrapped up Australia's second innings for 200 in the extended opening session on Tuesday morning after the hosts began at 133 for six. Photo: @BCCI

India thumped Australia by eight wickets in the second Test on the fourth day to level the four-match series 1-1, at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Tuesday. Chasing a mere 70 to win, India overhauled to target in 15.5 overs with more than four sessions to spare.

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India had lost the pink-ball Test in Adelaide.

Skipper (27 not out) and opener Shubhman Gill (35 not out) took the side past the finish line after India lost (5) and (3).

India had wrapped up Australia's second innings for 200 in the extended opening session on Tuesday morning after the hosts began at 133 for six.

India had taken a 131-run lead on the third day with skipper (112) and (57) taking the hosts to 326 in reply to Australia's first innings total of 195.

Number six Cameron Green was top-scorer for the hosts with his 45-run knock while make-shift opener Matthew Wade made 40.

Green and (22) added 57 runs for the seventh wicket with the pitch offering nothing to the bowlers. The partnership was broken only after the new ball was taken.

For India, debutant pacer Mohammed Siraj (3/37) took three wickets while (2/54) and (2/28) and Ravichandran Ashwin (2/71) took two wickets apiece.

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Australia 1st innings scorecard

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Joe Burns c Pant b Bumrah 0 10 0 0
Mathew Wade c Jadeja b Ashwin 30 39 3 0
Marnus Labuschagne c Gill b Siraj 48 132 4 0
Steve Smith c Pujara b Ashwin 0 8 0 0
Travis Head c Rahane b Bumrah 38 92 4 0
Cameron Green lbw b Siraj 12 60 0 0
Tim Paine c Vihari b Ashwin 13 38 2 0
Pat Cummins c Siraj b Jadeja 9 33 1 0
Mitchell Starc c Siraj b Bumrah 7 8 1 0
Nathan Lyon lbw b Bumrah 20 17 2 1
Josh Hazlewood not out 4 1 1 0
Total: 195-10 in 72.3 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Jasprit Bumrah 16 4 56 4
Umesh Yadav 12 2 39 0
R Ashwin 24 7 35 3
Ravindra Jadeja 5.3 1 15 1
Mohammed Siraj 15 4 40 2

India 1st innings scorecard

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Mayank Agarwal lbw b Starc 0 6 0 0
Shubman Gill c Paine b Cummins 45 65 8 0
Cheteshwar Pujara c Paine b Cummins 17 70 1 0
Ajinkya Rahane runout (Labuschagne/Paine) 112 223 12 0
Hanuma Vihari c Smith b Lyon 21 66 2 0
Rishabh Pant c Paine b Starc 29 40 3 0
Ravindra Jadeja c Cummins b Starc 57 159 3 0
R Ashwin c Lyon b Hazlewood 14 42 0 0
Umesh Yadav c Smith b Lyon 9 19 1 0
Jasprit Bumrah c Head b Lyon 0 1 0 0
Mohammed Siraj not out 0 2 0 0
Total: 326-10 in 115.1 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Mitchell Starc 26 5 78 3
Pat Cummins 27 9 80 2
Josh Hazlewood 23 6 47 1
Nathan Lyon 27.1 4 72 3
Cameron Green 12 1 31 0

2nd Test scorecard: Australia's second inning scorecard

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Mathew Wade lbw b Jadeja 40 137 3 0
Joe Burns c Pant b Umesh 4 10 0 0
Marnus Labuschagne c Rahane b Ashwin 28 49 1 0
Steve Smith b Bumrah 8 30 0 0
Travis Head c Mayank b Siraj 17 46 0 0
Cameron Green c Jadeja b Siraj 45 146 5 0
Tim Paine c Pant b Jadeja 1 9 0 0
Pat Cummins c Mayank b Bumrah 22 103 1 0
Mitchell Starc not out 14 56 0 0
Nathan Lyon c Pant b Siraj 3 15 0 0
Josh Hazlewood b Ashwin 10 21 0 0
Total: 200-9 in 103.1 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Jasprit Bumrah 27 6 54 2
Umesh Yadav 3.3 0 5 1
Mohammed Siraj 21.3 4 37 3
R Ashwin 37.1 6 71 2
Ravindra Jadeja 14 5 28 2

scorecard: India's second innings scorecard

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Mayank Agarwal c Paine b Starc 5 15 0 0
Shubman Gill not out 35 36 7 0
Cheteshwar Puajar c Green b Cummins 3 4 0 0
Ajinkya Rahane not out 27 40 3 0
Total: 70-2 in 15.5 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Mitchell Starc 4 0 20 1
Pat Cummins 5 0 22 1
Josh Hazlewood 3 1 14 0
Nathan Lyon 2.5 0 5 0
Marnus Labuschagne 1 0 9 0
 


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