IND vs AUS, WTC Final, Day 3 Highlights: Australia Extend Lead Over India To 296 Runs At Stumps
IND vs AUS, WTC Final, Day 3 Highlights: Australia ended Day 3 at 123 for 4 with a lead of 296 runs against India in the ongoing World Test Championship final.
IND vs AUS, WTC Final, Day 3 Highlights: Australia ended Day 3 at 123 for 4 with a lead of 296 runs against India in the ongoing World Test Championship final. Marnus Labuschagne and Cameron Green will resume at their respective scores of 41 and 7 on Saturday. Earlier, India posted 296 runs in their first innings with the help of Ajinkya Rahane's fighting 89. This helped Australia gain a first innings lead of 173 runs. The Pat Cummins-led side had scored 469 runs despite Mohammed Siraj's four-wicket haul. (SCORECARD)
Highlights of Day 3 of WTC Final Between India and Australia, straight from The Oval
- 22:35 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: Stumps on Day 3!That's stumps on Day 3 of the ongoing WTC final. Ravindra Jadeja's twin strikes have helped India make a bit of recovery but one has to admit that four-down Australia are way ahead in this game with a lead of 296 runs already. With two more days remaining in this game, we are more likely to see a good battle.AUS 469 & 123/4 (44)
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- 21:33 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: Smith is gone!Ravindra Jadeja has outfoxed Steve Smith. The Australian batter wanted to go for a big one, but failed to get to the pitch of the ball and thus mishit it high in the air. Shardul Thakur took a really good catch after running a bit from point.AUS 469 & 86/3 (30.1)
- 20:19 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: OUTOUT!!! Umesh Yadav has provided Team India with a big breakthrough as he dismissed Usman Khawaja for 13. The ball hits the nick of the edge and travels straight to KS Bharat, who then takes a brilliant catch behind the stumps. Second wicket gone for Australia.AUS 24/2 (14.1 overs)
- 20:04 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: Third session beginsWe are back from the tea break and the third session of Day 3 of the World Test Championship final begins. Usman Khawaja and Marnus Labuschagne will continue the proceedings for Australia at 23/1, leading by 196 runs. For India, Mohammed Shami will be bowling the first over for India.
- 19:43 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: Tea breakThis marks the end of the second session of Day 3 of the World Test Championship final between India and Australia. For Australia, Usman Khawaja (13*) and Marnus Labuschagne (8*) standing unbeaten at the crease with their score 23/1, leading by 196 runs. Mohammed Siraj has taken one wicket for India.
- 19:38 (IST)India vs Australia Live: Siraj strikes on Labuschagne's fingerMarnus Labuschagne gets completely bamboozled after Mohammed Siraj's fiery pace gets hit on his fingers. He writhers in pain and checks on his finger. In the previous over, Siraj leaks three runs as Australia still struggle to get a boundary.AUS 22/1 (10 overs)
- 19:27 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: 4 runs off the overUsman Khawaja and Marnus Labuschagne continue to struggle against India's tight bowling. In the previous over, Khawaja hits a boundary off Mohammed Siraj's delivery and releases some pressure. India aim for some quick wickets in order to gain control in the game.AUS 16/1 (8 overs)
- 19:13 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: Good over from ShamiMohammed Shami bowls yet another brilliant over and continues to create pressure on Australia batters. In the previous over, he leaks only three runs. Usman Khawaja and Marnus Labuschagne struggle to get a boundary as India deliver tight bowling.AUS 5/1 (5 overs)
- 19:04 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: OUTOUT!!! Mohammed Siraj has provided Team India with a massive breakthrough as he removed David Warner for 1. The ball hits the edge of the bat and travels straight to KS Bharat, who then takes a brilliant catch behind the stumps. First wicket gone for Australia.AUS 2/1 (3.3 overs)
- 18:34 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: India 296 all out, trail by 173 runsMitchell Starc removes Mohammed Shami for 13 as India bundled out for 296. India now trail by 173 runs. Ajinkya Rahane was the top-scorer with 89 runs while Shardul Thakur scored 51. For Australia, Pat Cummins took three wickets while Scott Boland, Cameron Green, Mitchell Starc took two wickets each.
- 18:17 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: Shami hits boundariesAfter the dismissal of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami joins Shardul Thakur at the crease and smashes two back-to-back boundaries off Scott Boland's delivery. On the other hand, Shardul is batting at 41 and inching closer towards his fourth Test fifty.IND 282/8 (67 overs)
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- 17:52 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: OUTOUT!!! Pat Cummins has provided Australia with a massive breakthrough as he dismissed Ajinkya Rahane for 89. Rahane tried to loft it for a boundary but Cameron Green takes a stunner at the slip and puts Rahane's effort in vain. Seventh wicket gone for India.IND 261/7 (62 overs)
- 17:42 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: Second session beginsWe are back from the lunch break and the second session of Day 3 of the WTC final between India and Australia begins. For India, Ajinkya Rahane and Shardul Thakur will continue the proceedings at 260/6 while Scott Boland will be bowling the first over for Australia.
- 17:03 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: Lunch breakThis marks the end of the first session of the Day 3 of the WTC final between India and Australia. For India, Ajinkya Rahane (89*) and Shardul Thakur (36*) remain unbeaten as their score read 260/6 in 60 overs, trailing by 209 runs. For Australia, Scott Boland took two wickets.
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- 15:48 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: Rahane hits 50Ajinkya Rahane smashes a boundary and a six off Pat Cummins' delivery and brings up his half-century in style. He takes 92 deliveries to cross the 50-run mark and reach his 26th Test fifty. In total, Cummins leaks 13 runs in the over as India eye fightback.IND 191/6 (46 overs)
- 15:36 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: Rahane nears 50Ajinkya Rahane is currently batting at 39 and inching closer towards his 26th Test half-century. In the previous over, he hit a boundary off Scott Boland's delivery as the pacer leaks 6 runs. Both Rahane and Shardul aim for a stable partnership.IND 173/6 (43 overs)
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- 15:12 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: Rahane key for IndiaAfter early dismissal of KS Bharat, Ajinkya Rahane will be key for Team India as he is currently batting at 31. In the previous over, Pat Cummins leaks only three runs and creates pressure on Rahane and Shardul Thakur. India trail by 312 runs.IND 157/6 (40 overs)
- 15:03 (IST)IND vs AUS Live Score: OUTOUT!!! Scott Boland has provided Australia with an early breakthrough on Day 3 as he dismissed KS Bharat for 5. Bharat completely failed to judge the delivery as was clean bowled by Boland. Terrific stuff from Australia as India lose their sixth wicket.IND 152/6 (38.2 overs)