IND vs AUS 3rd Test Day 4 highlights: Hosts in dominant position at stumps
At close of play, Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara were batting on 4 and 9, respectively, after Rohit Sharma (52) and Shubman Gill (31) had put on 71 runs for the opening wicket in their second innings
Set an improbable victory target of 407, India reached 98 for two at stumps on the fourth day of the third Test against Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.
At close of play, Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara were batting on 4 and 9, respectively, after Rohit Sharma (52) and Shubman Gill (31) had put on 71 runs for the opening wicket in their second innings.
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The visitors trailed by 309 runs when the stumps were drawn.
Australia declared its second innings at 312 for six with Marnus Labuschagne (73), Steve Smith (81) and Cameron Green (84) making substantial contributions on the penultimate day of the match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Pacer Navdeep Saini and senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashiwn picked up two wickets each for India.
The four-match series is currently tied 1-1.IND vs AUS 3rd Test Day 4 scorecard: India second innings' scorecard
|Rohit Sharma||c Starc b Cummins||52||98||5||1|
|Shubman Gill||c Paine b Hazlewood||31||64||4||0|
|Cheteshwar Pujara||not out||9||29||1||0|
|Ajinkya Rahane||not out||4||14||0||0|
|Total: 98-1 in 34 Overs|
India vs Australia scorecard: Australia second innings scorecard
|David Warner||lbw b Ashwin||13||29||1||0|
|Will Pucovski||c (sub) Saha b Siraj||10||16||2||0|
|Marnus Labuschagne||c (sub) Saha b Saini||73||118||9||0|
|Steve Smith||lbw b Ashwin||81||167||8||0|
|Mathew Wade||c (sub) Saha b Saini||4||11||1||0|
|Cameron Green||c (sub) Saha b Bumrah||84||132||8||4|
|Tim Paine||not out||39||52||6||0|
|Total: 312-6 in 87 Overs|
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