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AUS vs IND, 2018 - Test Live Commentary

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Match Ended   
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide , Dec 06, 2018
235&291(119.5)
250&307
India beat Australia by 31 runs
  • Man Of The Match
    Cheteshwar Pujara
Match Info
  • Series Australia Vs India 2018/19
  • Venue Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
  • Weather Sunny
  • Toss India won the toss and elected to bat
  • Result India beat Australia by 31 runs
  • Man Of The Match Cheteshwar Pujara
  • Umpire Kumar Dharmasena (SL), Nigel Llong (ENG) and Chris Gaffaney (NZ)
  • Referee Ranjan Madugalle (SL)
Match Notes
  • Marcus Harris makes his Test debut for Australia
  • Drinks: India 25/3 in 13.0 overs
  • A Rahane dropped on 2 by P Handscomb in 13.4 overs
  • India 50/4 in 24.4 overs
  • Lunch: India 56/4 in 27.0 overs
  • India 100/5 in 40.2 overs
  • Drinks: India 106/5 in 41.0 overs
  • Tea: India 143/6 in 56.0 overs
  • R Ashwin dropped on 6 by A Finch in 57.6 overs
  • C Pujara 20th Test Fifty: 50 runs in 153 balls (4x4) (0x6)
  • India 150/6 in 59.2 overs
  • C Pujara dropped on 56 by U Khawaja in 62.5 overs
  • 7th wkt Partnership: 51 off 117 between C Pujara (34) and R Ashwin (17)
  • Drinks: India 184/6 in 73.0 overs
  • Referral 1 (74.6 ovs): AUS against I Sharma (Caught) Unsuccessful (IND:2, AUS:1)
  • India 201/7 in 78.2 overs
  • New ball taken: India 206/7 in 80.1 overs
  • Referral 2 (80.4 ovs): I Sharma against AUS (LBW) Successful (IND:2, AUS:1) (Retained)
  • C Pujara 16th Test Hundred: 101 runs in 231 balls (6x4) (1x6)
  • India 250/7 in 87.4 overs
  • Stumps: India 250/7 in 87.5 overs
  • Innings Break: India 250/10 in 88.0 overs
  • Drinks: Australia 31/1 in 11.0 overs
  • Australia 50/2 in 26.2 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 57/2 in 27.0 overs
  • Referral 1 (39.3 ovs): IND against U Khawaja (Caught) Successful (AUS:2, IND:2)
  • Australia 87/4: U Khawaja c R Pant b R Ashwin 28(125)
  • Drinks: Australia 88/4 in 42.0 overs
  • Australia 100/4 in 47.1 overs
  • Referral 2 (54.3 ovs): IND against T Head (Caught) Unsuccessful (AUS:2, IND:1)
  • Tea: Australia 117/4 in 55.0 overs
  • Australia 150/6 in 69.4 overs
  • Drinks: Australia 150/6 in 70.0 overs
  • T Head 2nd Test Fifty: 50 runs in 103 balls (5x4) (0x6)
  • 7th wkt Partnership: 50 off 101 between T Head (34) and P Cummins (10)
  • New ball taken: Australia 177/6 in 80.1 overs
  • Referral 3 (80.3 ovs): P Cummins against IND (LBW) Unsuccessful (AUS:1, IND:1)
  • Australia 177/7: P Cummins lbw b J Bumrah 10(47)
  • Wet Ground Condition: Australia 191/7 in 88.0 overs
  • Australia 200/7 in 90.3 overs
  • Rain Stoppage: Australia 204/8 in 91.4 overs
  • Innings Break: Australia 235/10 in 98.4 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 235/10 in 98.4 overs
  • Rain Stoppage: Australia 235/10 in 98.4 overs
  • India 50/0 in 14.3 overs
  • 1st wkt Partnership: 50 off 87 between L Rahul (30) and M Vijay (14)
  • Drinks: India 51/0 in 15.0 overs
  • L Rahul dropped on 33 by A Finch in 15.4 overs
  • Referral 1 (23.5 ovs): C Pujara against AUS (Caught) Successful (AUS:2, IND:2)
  • Tea: India 86/2 in 29.0 overs
  • India 101/2 in 36.4 overs
  • Referral 2 (39.2 ovs): C Pujara against AUS (LBW) Successful (AUS:2, IND:2)
  • Drinks: India 115/2 in 46.0 overs
  • 3rd wkt Partnership: 50 off 149 between C Pujara (25) and V Kohli (23)
  • India 151/3 in 59.0 overs
  • C Pujara 20th Test Fifty: 51 runs in 140 balls (6x4) (0x6)
  • Referral 3 (73.2 ovs): A Rahane against AUS (Caught) Successful (AUS:2, IND:2)
  • 4th wkt Partnership: 50 off 103 between C Pujara (17) and A Rahane (28)
  • India 200/3 in 76.2 overs
  • Drinks: India 209/3 in 79.0 overs
  • New ball taken: India 210/3 in 80.1 overs
  • A Rahane 16th Test Fifty: 53 runs in 111 balls (6x4) (0x6)
  • India 250/5 in 91.3 overs
  • Lunch: India 260/5 in 95.0 overs
  • India 301/6 in 101.5 overs
  • Innings Break: India 307/10 in 106.5 overs
  • Referral 1 (0.2 ovs): A Finch against IND (LBW) Successful (AUS:2, IND:2)
  • Tea: Australia 28/1 in 12.0 overs
  • I Harris dropped on 14 by C Pujara in 12.4 overs
  • Australia 53/2 in 19.2 overs
  • Drinks: Australia 73/3 in 31.0 overs
  • P Handscomb dropped on 13 by L Rahul in 33.2 overs
  • Australia 103/4 in 46.5 overs
  • Stumps: Australia 104/4 in 49.0 overs
  • S Marsh 10th Test Fifty: 52 runs in 146 balls (4x4) (0x6)
  • Australia 150/5 in 68.0 overs
  • Drinks: Australia 150/5 in 68.0 overs
  • Referral 2 (73.3 ovs): IND against P Cummins (Caught) Unsuccessful (AUS: 2, IND: 1)
  • Referral 3 (73.6 ovs): P Cummins against IND (Caught) Successful (AUS: 2, IND: 1)
  • New ball taken: Australia 181/6 in 80.1 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 186/6 in 83.0 overs
  • Australia 200/7 in 88.2 overs
  • Drinks: Australia 224/7 in 98.0 overs
  • P Cummins dropped on 17 by L Rahul in 101.3 overs
  • N Lyon dropped on 7 by R Pant in 104.5 overs
  • Australia 252/8 in 106.3 overs
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Match Poll
Stats
Player Teams Runs Avg.
Cheteshwar Pujara IND 521 74.42
Rishabh Pant IND 350 58.33
Virat Kohli IND 282 40.28
Marcus Harris AUS 258 36.85
Travis Head AUS 237 33.85
Player Teams Wickets Eco.
Jasprit Bumrah IND 21 2.27
Nathan Lyon AUS 21 2.63
Mohammed Shami IND 16 3.06
Pat Cummins AUS 14 2.68
Josh Hazlewood AUS 13 2.61