At stumps on Day 3 in Melbourne India take a lead by 346 runs losing 5 wickets in just 27 overs. India are at 54 for 5. Josh Hazlewood of Australia took one wicket while Pat Cummins took 4 wickets under his name. Cummins bowled just 6 overs to claim 4 wickets.
In Australia’s first innings of the Third Test in Melbourne, Jasprit Bumrah registered a six-wicket haul. With his six wicket Jasprit became the first Asian to claim a 5-fer in Australia. Bumrah also became the highest wicket-taker for India on his debut and with this he broke a 39-year-old record to surpass Dileep Joshi, Venkatesh Prasad, Narendra Hirwani and Sreesanth.
Jasprit in his six-wicket haul had two lbws, two bowled and two catch-outs. Jasprit delivered an amazing piece of bowling in Australia.
India and Australia are currently playing a four-match Test series in Australia and the series is leveled at 1-1. The third Test is still on in Melbourne where India are looking on top.
Earlier in the day Australia were bowled out for 151-10 with Marcus Harris and Tim Paine both making 22 runs each. India declared their first innings at 443-7 after losing Ravindra Jadeja off Hazlewood’s delivery. Rohit Sharma was not out at 63 runs while Rishabh Pant made 39 before he was sent off by Mitchell Starc.