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India vs Australia, 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights: Nathan Lyon Takes Eight Wickets As India Stare At Defeat
IND vs AUS Highlights: Nathan Lyon's eight-wicket haul helped Australia bundle India out for 163 runs in the latter's second innings. The guests will be needing 76 runs to win the game on the fourth innings on Day 3.
India vs Australia, 3rd Test Match Highlights: India have set a 76-run target for Australia.© BCCI
IND vs AUS, 3rd Test Day 2, Highlights: Nathan Lyon's eight-wicket haul helped Australia bundle India out for 163 runs in the latter's second innings. Cheteshwar Pujara scored a fighting 59 but he lacked support from other Indian batters. The guests will be needing 76 runs to win the game on the fourth innings. Earlier on Day 2, Umesh Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin picked three wickets each as the hosts bounced back to bowl out Australia for 197. Ravindra Jadeja, who had picked all four Australian wickets that fell on the opening day, missed his five-for. On Wednesday, Matthew Kuhnemann had registered his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket as Australia bundled out India for 109 runs. (SCORECARD)
Here are the Highlights of Day 2 of the 3rd Test between India and Australia from the Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
3rd Test, Border-Gavaskar Trophy, 2023, Mar 01, 2023
Day 3 | Match Ended
Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
Australia beat India by 9 wickets
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- 17:09 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: Stumps!It is Stumps on Day 2! Australia tighten their grip further in the game despite their batting failure early on the day. Nathan Lyon's 8-wicket haul has put them in a dominating position in the game. They will be needing only 76 runs to make the series 1-2. Will they succeed? Or India will produces a turnaround. We will discover that on the third day. Do join us in time on Friday. Goodbye folks!
- 16:57 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!Mohammed Siraj comes down the track but misses Nathan Lyon's delivery. The ball crashes on his stumps and India are all out for 163 runs.IND 109 & 163 (60.3)
- 16:48 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: SIX!A slog sweep from Axar Patel for a six. The crowd in Indore welcomes it with a loud cheer. Everyone knows how crucial these runs are for India, who have a meagre lead on the board.
- 16:31 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!Umesh Yadav is out! He fails to replicate his fireworks from the previous innings. The right-handed batter tried to tonk a Nathan Lyon delivery into the stands but fell short. His catch was taken at deep.IND 109 & 155/9 (56.5)
- 16:26 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET! Pujara is out!What a catch that is from Steve Smith! He has stunned the crowd in Indore with a sensational grab at leg-slip.IND 109 & 155/8 (56.3)
- 16:17 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: SIX!Cheteshwar Pujara takes the aerial route. There was flight on offer from Nathan Lyon and Pujara didn't miss out on the opportunity. He jumped outside the crease and tonked the delivery over long-on for a six.IND 109 & 151/7 (54.3)
- 15:49 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!It's a five-wicket haul for Nathan Lyon, his 23rd in Test cricket. How good a bowler he is! He beautifully uses the conditions to his advantage. The off-spinner has consistently troubled the Indian batters in this innings and deservedly gets a five-for.IND 109 & 140/7 (48.1)
- 15:46 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: Catch dropped!A rare misfield from Australia and Cheteshwar Pujara survives! It was a loose ball outside off stump from Matthew Kuhnemann and Cheteshwar Pujara almost edged it into the hands of Marnus Labuschagne.IND 109 & 135/6 (47.4)
- 15:42 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: Fifty for Cheteshwar Pujara!A single down the ground and with it, Cheteshwar Pujara races to his 35th half-century in Test cricket. He gets there in 108 balls. What a knock this has been so far from India's batting mainstay! The conditions are really tough for batters, but Pujara has just stood apart in this innings. The work is not done yet as he needs to take India to a respected total.India (109 and 133/6) lead Australia (197) by 45 runs
- 15:20 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: FOUR!A fuller ball outside off stump and Ravichandran Ashwin drives it away for a four. This is a confident shot from the right-handed batter and India would wish for him to keep going like this.IND 109 & 125/6 (41.3)
- 15:14 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!A beauty from Nathan Lyon gets better of KS Bharat. It was pitched around the good length area and then spun away from the right-handed batter Bharat.IND 109 & 118/6 (40.1)
- 14:59 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET! Iyer is gone!A sensational catch from Usman Khawaja at short mid-wicket puts an end to Shreyas Iyer's quickfire knock. It was a fuller ball from Mitchell Starc. Iyer hit it to the left of Khawaja, and the latter pulled off a stunner to cut short his innings. Iyer departs for 26 runs off 27 balls.IND 109 & 113/5 (37.2)
- 14:54 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: Pace brought into the attack!As Shreyas Iyer was attacking the spinners, Steve Smith has decided to bring in left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc.IND 109 & 113/4 (37)
- 14:48 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: SIX!Another good shot from Shreyas Iyer and he will get a six off it. He has played only 21 balls so far, but scored 25 runs. Australia need to get him out to keep India's scoring rate in check.IND 109 & 112/4 (35.3)
- 14:46 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: FOUR!A tad short from Matthew Kuhnemann and Shreyas Iyer rocked back and whipped it away for a four. He has been batting really well.IND 109 & 105/4 (35.1)
- 14:40 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: SIX RUNS!Too short and Iyer obliges! He goes back and launches it over deep midwicket. India into lead with that sixIND 109 & 91/4 (33.4)
- 14:34 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: Play Resumes!And we are back underway after the tea break. Cheteshwar Pujara and Shreyas Iyer walk out in the middle. Nathan Lyon will bowl the first over of the final session.
- 14:16 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: Tea!Australia continue to dominate but India have shown intent to fight in their second innings. Cheteshwar Pujara holds the fort for the Rohit Sharma-led side. India are four down and they still trail Australia by 9 runs. The game is perfectly poised!IND 109 & 79/4 (32)
- 14:08 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!Nathan Lyon has struck again! This is the third wicket for the off-spinner in the innings. He caught Jadeja plumb in front of the stumps but umpire was unconvinced. Steve Smith didn't waste time and went upstairs. Ball tracker suggested that the ball would have comfortably hit the stumps. Jadeja departs for 7.IND 109 & 78/4 (30.5)
- 13:44 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: FOUR!Cheteshwar Pujara comes down the track and smashes the fuller ball from Matthew Kuhnemann for a four down the ground. This is smart batting from Pujara, he is now taking his chances. On this kind of surface, calculated risk could be a really good strategy.IND 109 & 69/3 (24.5)
- 13:41 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: FOUR!This is a really good shot from Cheteshwar Pujara. Matthew Kuhnemann erred in his length and the batter was ready for it. It was a short ball to which Pujara rocked back and hit it between the mid-on and mid-wicket fielders for a four.IND 109 & 63/3 (24.1)
- 13:32 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!Just when it looked that Virat Kohli was gaining some momentum, Matthew Kuhnemann has dismissed him. The ball was tad short that stayed really low. Kohli rocked back and wanted to whip it away, but got struck on the pad. Umpire raised his finger for an LBW appeal and Kohli decided not to review.IND 109 & 54/3 (22.4)
- 13:30 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: India cross 50-run mark!A four from Virat Kohli through the extra cover region and India have crossed the 50-run mark in their second innings.IND 109 & 54/2 (22.3)
- 13:13 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: FOUR!The ball got some amazing bounce from the surface and Virat Kohli was lucky that the edge fell in the gap. Matthew Kuhnemann had bowled it around length region, the ball took a sharp bounce and got the edge of Kohli's willow to run for a four.IND 109 & 38/2 (18.3)
- 13:02 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!A big fish for Nathan Lyon. He has caught Rohit Sharma plumb in front of the stumps. The off-spinner deserved this wicket for the way he had been bowling in the innings. The ball was picked around the good lengh area and turned into Rohit, who failed to get his bat on time. In the process, Rohit also wastes a review.IND 109 & 32/2 (14.4)
- 12:48 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: FOUR!Here is the first boundary for India from the bat. It was a fuller ball from Nathan Lyon and Cheteshwar Pujara beautifully drove it away for a four from the cover region.IND 109 & 29/1 (12.4)
- 12:36 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: Impressive Lyon!Nathan Lyon has been extracting some terrific turn from the surface. He has stood apart in this innings as well for the amount of turn he is getting. Testing times for Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara.IND 109 & 22/1 (10)
- 12:18 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!Shubman Gill tried to up the ante and perished in the process. This is the first breakthrough for Australia in this innings. Gill stepped out of his crease to go for a big one, but the off-spinning delivery from Lyon turned way more than the batter would have expected and hit the middle stump.IND 109 & 15/1 (5)
- 12:14 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: 2nd session kicks off!Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill will eye to continue in the same rhythm as India still trail Australia by a fair margin. The pitch still has great help for spinners. Can Australia get an early breakthrough? Here we go into the second session on Day 2!
- 11:39 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: Lunch on Day 2!The duo of Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill have fought well in the four overs bowled in the innings so far. They have added 13 runs for the opening wicket. India trail Australia by 75 runs.IND 109 & 13/0 (4)
- 11:21 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: India's 2nd innings has started!Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill will eye a strong start as they start the Indian innings. Mitchell Starc is set to bowl the first over. Here we go!
- 11:05 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!Another one bites the dust! Australia are nine down now. Umesh Yadav has bowled a peach of a delivery to get better of Todd Murphy.AUS 197/9 (75.3)
- 10:59 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!Australia lose Alex Carey and they are eight down now.AUS 196/8 (74.1)
- 10:54 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!Wow! Umesh Yadav bowls a beauty to clean up Mitchell Starc. That's the 100th Test wicket for him at home. It was bowled around off stump, the ball shaped away from Starc a bit before sending his off stump for a walk.AUS 192/7 (73.3)
- 10:48 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!One brings two! Cameron Green follows Peter Handscomb to the dugout for his individual score of 21. It was an appeal for LBW. Umpire raised his finger in approval, but Green decided to go upstairs. Ball tracker suggested that it would have clipped the leg stump. India are back in the game after an hour of wicket drought.AUS 188/6 (72)
- 10:40 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: WICKET!Here is the much-needed breakthrough for India. Ravichandran Ashwin has got the wicket of Peter Handscomb. It was a good take from Shreyas Iyer at the short leg that sees Handscomb depart for 19 runs.AUS 186/5 (71)
- 10:31 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: FOUR!Ravindra Jadeja bowls it on the pads of Cameron Green and the ball hits the batter's pad and goes away for a four towards the fine leg fence.AUS 186/4 (69.5)
- 10:10 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: SIX!Enough of defence! Cameron Green goes down town and smashes a Ravindra Jadeja delivery for a four towards the long-on fence. He is playing really well.AUS 171/4 (64)
- 10:02 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: Tough chance for Shubman GillCameron Green had edged a delivery of Axar Patel. The ball went to the left of silly point fielder Shubman Gill with a good pace. The fielder got his left hand to it but the ball slipped away easily as it was a tough chance.
- 09:45 (IST)IND vs AUS Live: No real threat for Australia!Three overs have been bowled in the game so far today. Mohammed Siraj started with a maiden over and Ravindra Jadeja too followed him without conceding any run. The third over, which was bowled by Siraj again, saw Cameron Green hitting a four. The pitch has played good so far.AUS 160/4 (57)
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