2 nd Test :India vs Australia:4 th day analysis

It was a day that started with some solid batting from Australia and with the skill level Khawaja and Paine showed it looked like batting has eased up.

But suddenly after Lunch ball started doing a lot with variable bounce and  looked like conditions are unplayable for batsmen with some delieveries getting bounce and some staying very low.

Until Lunch Australia looked like taking the game away from India but India bowled pretty well to restrict Australia for 243 runs.

With the intension of chasing 287 to win India came to bat.But as usual Rahul was a walking wicket as he was bowled for a duck continuing his bad form throughout the series.

Pujara got a great delievery from Hazelwood and he walked back to dugout soon.

With great bowling from Aussie bowlers at the end of the day India managed to score 112 by loosing 5 wickets.

Indian batsmen has got a huge task on their shoulders with last recognized batting pair Pant and Vihari on crease.

They need further 175 runs to win with 5 wickets left.Task does not seem impossible but one strong partnership is required in the middle.

We can say Australia is having the upper hand with conditions favouring them.

Match summary after 4 th day is as follows:

AUSTRALIA(1 st inning)                                  326-10(108.3 overs)

Marcus Harris      70                                     Ishant Sharma  4-41

INDIA (1st inning)                                             283-10(105.5 overs)

Virat Kholi          123                                    Nathan Lyon     5-67

AUSTRALIA(2 nd inning)                                 243-10(93.2overs)

Usman Khawaja  72                                      M.Shami          6-56

INDIA (2nd inning)                                                112-5(41 overs)

Ajinkya Rahane   30                                     J.Hazlewood     2-24

                               India need 175 runs to win

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