India was very close to finish the 3rd test in Melbourne, but tempered Pat Cummins holds for the final day
India shows the urgency to win the 3rd test in Melbourne. After defeating badly in the 2nd test, men in blue back on track to win. Men in the blue lost previous game for picking up the wrong substitute. After realizing they take the correct and worthy approach ahead of the 3rd test in Melbourne.
Australia ended the fourth day at 258 for 8 wickets. The Aussie need more 141 runs to win the match. Which is very tough for them, and it may be quite easy to win for India. India just needs 2 wicked to taste the victory of 3rd Domain Test.
India got extra 30 mins to get the conclusion, but remain unsuccessful for Pat Cummins who holds the Aussie innings. Pat Cummins remain not out at 61 runs veteran spinner Nathan Lyon was giving a company with him.
At the day forth Indian bowler responded very well. Jadeja was bright and succeed to get the pavilion path to Aussie skipper Tim Paine, Marcus Harris, and Michel Marsh. With this Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami was good enough to do better. Shami helped India by taking short-term explosive Mitchell Strac and Usman Khwaja. Jasprit Bumrah was roaring with balls and managed to pick up Shaun Marsh and Aaron Finch, while Ishant Sharma dismissed in-form Travis Head.
Pat Cummins and Jasprit Bumrah remaining best performer for their nation. Perhaps Pat Cummins playing his career best though not enough to win the match. Jasprit Bumrah helped with 6 wickets in first innings and started the second innings with same tactics. Newly joined Mayank Agarwal just unbelievable in Australian soil. Pujara got another century in Melbourne. Virat Kohli has just missed his ton in the first innings. Rishabh Pant on the record book by taking 19 catches in a test series.
Australia will start again in final day for fighting. India may have not far away from history.