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Ind vs Aus: Here's how Pat Cummins' 4 wicket-haul could help India win the Boxing Day Test

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 28 December 2018, 13:21 IST
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Australian bowler Pat Cummins took 4 wickets Today in India’s second innings while Josh Hazlewood’s 1 wicket helped Australia take 5 wickets in just 27 overs. But this could help India win the Test as India are already 346 runs ahead of the Kangaroos and if they are bowled out by Aussies Tomorrow till lunch, India will have enough time to take 10 wickets to win. And if India couldn’t take all 10 wickets of the Australian the match will end in a draw.

At stumps on Day 3 in Melbourne India took 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 giving away just 10 runs.


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.

India are currently playing their second innings and leading by 335 runs. India lost four early wickets with Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli going for duck and Ajinkya Rahane soon followed the suit and went for just 1 run.

Pat Cummins for Australia took all 4 wickets in just the six overs he bowled and gave away just 10 runs with 2 maidens.

First published: 28 December 2018, 13:21 IST
 
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