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India vs Australia: Rahane, Rohit dig in after hosts remove Kohli, Pujara

At tea on Day 2 of the 3rd test between India and Australia, Rahane was 30 not out and Rohit on 13, the pair digging in with a 47-run stand to maintain India's advantage

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Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma held firm in a steadying partnership to nudge India to 346 for four at tea after Australia fought back with two wickets in the heat of day two of the third test on Thursday. Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc denied Virat Kohli a second century for the series, having the India captain caught on the rope for 82, before seamer Pat Cummins bowled Cheteshwar Pujara for 106 on a scorching afternoon at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Rahane was 30 not out and Rohit on 13, the pair digging in with a 47-run stand to maintain India's advantage on a pitch ...

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First Published: Thu, December 27 2018. 10:23 IST