After taking a healthy lead of 88 runs in 1st innings of IND vs AUS 3rd Test at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore, the visitors were finally bowled out for 197.. Australia opener Usman Khawaja 60(147) was the top scorer for the team.
Australia lost six wickets in 11 runs as Ravindra Jadeja picked up four wickets. Meanwhile, Ravi Ashwin and Umesh Yadav took three each.
The day started with Cameron Green and Peter Handscomb providing Australia with an ideal start. The pair added 30 runs to the overnight total of 156/4, before Ashwin removed Handscomb for 19. Rohit Sharma then introduced Umesh into the attack, who scalped two wickets in the same number of over, which also included the wicket of Green (21).
Meanwhile, Matthew Kuhnemann’s maiden five-wicket haul paved the way for Australia to take an early advantage as the visitors took a 47-run lead on Day 1. Kuhnemann’s clinical display triggered a shocking batting collapse as Rohit Sharma and Co. could only muster 109 runs in the 1st innings. Kuhnemann made headlines with his memorable five-wicket haul, Australia opener Usman Khawaja played a gritty knock of 60 on a turning track to put the hosts under the pump.
Earlier India were bowled out for 109 in the 1st innings. The visitors currently have an 88-run lead while men in blue trail by 75 runs.