Australia Lead By 197 Runs and 8 Wickets After Indian Batting Collapse

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On day 3 Indian batsmen started their first innings from 96-2 but they lose early wickets. There was no big partnership and as a result, the whole team got all out at 244 runs.

Australia started their second innings and they also lost two early wickets when Pucovski and Warner go back to Pavillion on a total of 35 runs.

After that Labuschagne and Smith played a solid inning and they stayed at the wicket till the last ball of the day. Labuschagne is still on the crease with 47 runs not out and Smith is on 29 not out.

With their brilliant batting, Australia lead by 197 runs and they still have 8 wickets in hands at the end of day 3 of the 3rd test match. At the end of the day, Austria’s total score was 102 and they lost only 2 wickets.

During Indian innings, right-arm fast bowler Pat Cummins took 4 wickets for just 29 runs and he played a vital role in restricting India’s batting line at a low total.

In the first innings, only Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara could make 50 runs each whereas Rishabh Pant made 36 runs. Other than these 3 players there was no Indian player who batted well.

Now, it looks like that Australia is on the top and they will declare the innings on day four in the 3rd session and they will try to win the match by getting India’s batting line all out on day 5.


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