India Beat Australia In Melbourne To Retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy
India registered a comfortable 137-run win against Australia in the Melbourne Test to take a 2-1 lead in the four-match Test series. Jasprit Bumrah and Cheteshwar Pujara starred for the visitors in Boxing Day Test as India claimed a victory in Melbourne after 37 years.
India defeated Australia by 137 runs in the third Test to secure an unassailable lead 2-1 in the Test series. (All images courtesy - AFP)
Cheteshwar Pujara (106) scored a brilliant century as India declared on 443 for seven in the 1st innings.
Jasprit Bumrah (6-33) claimed his career-best figures to bundle out Australia for 151 in their 1st innings.
Pacer Pat Cummins (6-27) produced his career-best figures in the second innings.
Pat Cummins scored a gritty 63-run knock in the 2nd innings but could not avoid Australia's defeat.
India currently lead the four-match Test series 2-1 with one Test remaining.