The Indian players are on top on day three as Australian batsmen continued to struggle in the second test match at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Australian team finished the day’s play at 133 for six with a two runs lead against the visitors in their second innings.
Resuming the day, India was able to add just 49 runs to their overnight first-innings 277 in response to Australia’s 195. The visiting team was all out for 326 with a 131-run lead over the hosts.
Impressive fight from these two late on day three at the @MCG!
— Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) December 28, 2020
Indian skipper Ajinkya Rahane (112) was the first wicket that fell followed by Ravindra Jadeja (57), both of whom were the leading run-scorers for India.
On the other hand, Australia’s Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon were the highest wicket-takers as both got three wickets apiece.
Australian top and middle order failed as no batsman except for Wade could score above 30. Jadeja with two wickets topped the bowling figures for India while Jasprit Bumrah, Yadav, Mohammad Siraj, and Ravi Ashwin each got one wicket.