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India beat Australia by 137 runs in 3rd Test, retain Border-Gavaskar trophy

India needed 4.3 overs to take the final two wickets on Day 5

Press Trust of India  |  Melbourne 

Photo: BCCI
Photo: BCCI

beat by 137 runs to take an unassailable 2-1 lead in the four-Test series here on Sunday.

a stiff target of 399, were all out for 261 in the post-lunch session after the first session was washed out due to intermittent showers.

needed 4.3 overs to take the final two wickets as Jasprit Bumrah (3/53) finished with a match-haul of 9 for 86. Ishant Sharma (2/40) took the final wicket of as won their 150th Test match.

Ravindra Jadeja (3/82) and (2/71) also provided able support as Pat Cummins' (63) was the highest score for in either of the innings.

Brief Scores: India 443/7 decl and 106/8 decl.

Australia 151 and (target 399) 261 in 89.3 overs (63, Jasprit Bumrah 3/53, Ravindra Jadeja 3/82).

First Published: Sun, December 30 2018. 08:06 IST