3 rd Test India vs Australia:Match update


It was a historic Boxing day Test for India as they were able to beat Australia by a margin of 137 runs to make sure they will not loose the Test series.

The match started pretty well for India as they were able to score 443 runs before they decided to declare after loosing 7 wickets.

Australian reply for the 1 st inning was a very short one as they were bowled out for just 151 runs.

But Australia bowled well in their second inning and at one stage India were  44 for 5.

They decided again to declare the inning at 106 after loosing 8 wickets.

Australia got a massive chase of 399 to win and agin Australian top order could not perform well as they let themselves down to be at 135 for 5 at one stage.

But tailenders who got together with Cummins looked like taking Australia closer.But eventually they were bowled out for 261 runs,giving India a massive win by 137 runs.

Man of the match was Jasprit Bumrah for his 9 wickets in the match.

With that 4 th Test has become a must win match for Australia to save the series.

Match summary is as follows:

INDIA(1 st inning)                                      443-7(169.4 overs)


C.Pujara                106                             P.Cummins          3-72


AUSTRALIA(1 st inning)                           151-10(66.5 overs)

Tim Paine                22                            J.Bumrah              6-33

INDIA (2 nd inning)                                     106-8decl(37.3 overs)

M.Agarwal              42                            P.Cummins            6-27

AUSTRALIA(2 nd inning)                           261-10(89.3 overs)

Pat Cummins          63                             J.Bumrah              3-53

                                  India won by 137 runs 





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