Australia Vs India Day 3 : Visitors show fighting spirit


Australia hold grip even after resilient fightback from Indian lower order.

Captain Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara resumed batting for India on Day 3. Before Pujara fell to an edge for 25. Rahane (37) fell in the slips with minutes to go before the end of the morning session. At Lunch, Mayank Agarwal (38) and Rishabh Pant (23) were in the field, with India trailing by 208 runs.

Both departed in the afternoon session, before Washington Sundar (62) and Shardul Thakur (67), both of them scored their maiden Test 50s. This is India’s highest ever 7th wicket stand at the Gabba. Shardul Thakur(67) and Washington Sundar (62) was out to Australia‘s Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc respectively. Then the next lower order batsmen couldn’t stay much more on the crease and they were out very soon after departure of Sundar and Finally at the end of the Ist innings, India were trailing by 33 runs. Josh Hazlewood again got five-wicket haul In this series.

Before Border Gavaskar Trophy series started, Many legendary Aussie former players were sure about the defeat of India and they predicted India would lose 4-0 but after watching the game of Indian team with huge amount of injury case and absence of captain Virat Kohli they understood they were wrong and Michael Vaughan expressed this via Twitter.

Australia players celebratea wicket

At the very end of the day, Harris and Warner started the Australian innings with the lead of 33 runs. Harris (1) and David Warner (20) are in the crease. Now Australia lead by 54 runs.


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