Day 3 Highlights
Head, who was playing well on the second day, was dismissed by Ashwin at the start of the third day. He was able to contribute only 43 runs to his Team.
Smith and Labuschagne added 20 runs for the third wicket and that partnership was also broken by Ashwin.
After the third wicket, Jadeja gave shocks to the Australian Team one after the other and none of the Australian batsmen could not even crossed the double figure. Jadeja took 7 wickets and restricted Australia to just 113.
Chasing 114, Indian Team opener Rahul's poor form continued and he lost his wicket for just 1 run. Indian team Captain Rohit Sharma, playing aggressively from the beginning, scored 31 runs in 20 balls by hitting 2 sixes and 3 fours. Rohit Sharma was looking very good while playing but after that he got run out.
Virat Kohli also lost his wicket after scoring 20 runs. Pujara scored 31 not out and Srikar Bharat scored 23 not out to give the team victory.
This match ended in 3 days instead of 5 days.
Jadeja who took a total of 10 wickets in the 2nd Test and scored 26 runs was adjudged the player of the match.
Day 2 Highlights
At the start of the second day, the Lyon gave India their first blow in the form of KL Rahul. Pujara playing his 100th Test match, came to the crease after the fall of Rahul's wicket.
Captain Rohit Sharma was also sent back to the pavilion in next over of Lyon. In the same over, Cheteshwar Pujara was also dismissed for 0 runs.
Lyon, while bowling well, also got Iyer out on a score of just 4 runs. Team India could only add 20 runs and lost their valuable four wickets.
For 5 wickets, Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli added 59 runs in a good partnership. Virat Kohli played an inning of 44 runs in 84 balls.
Team India had lost 7 wickets at just 139 runs. For a moment it seemed that India would be trailing in this Test match and Australia would have a sizeable lead. Then there was a very good partnership between Patel and Ashwin for the eighth wicket and both added 114 runs together.
Axar Patel added 74 runs to get his struggling team out.
With the Patel efforts, Team India scored 262 runs and was only 1 run behind the Australia Team.
Starting their second innings, the Australian team lost its first wicket for 23 runs. After the fall of the first wicket, the Australian team showed aggression and added 61 runs in 12 overs and at the end of 2nd day, the Australian team score was 61/1.
Australian opener Head scored 39 runs in 40 and Labuschagne is playing unbeaten after scoring 16 runs in 19.
Day 1 Highlights
The second match of Border-Gavaskar Trophy is being played between India vs Australia at Arun Jaitley Stadium Delhi.
Australia Captain Pat Cummins won the toss and chose to bat first.
Australia's opener David Warner and Usman Khawaja shared a 50-run partnership for the first wicket.
After a good start for the Australian team, Mohammed Shami got David Warner caught by Srikar Bharat and took the first wicket for his team.
After Warner's batting, Usman Khawaja and seemed to be forming a good partnership. Together they added 41 runs. But then Ashwin bowled very well to give India a break through and took the wicket of Labuschagne.
In the same over, Ashwin took another wicket by getting middle order batsman Smith, who is called the backbone of Australia team, caught by Srikar Bharat.
Australia team opener Usman Khawaja added 81 runs for the team while playing a good innings. Australian middle order batsman Handscomb held one end and scored 72 not out. By the third session of the first day, the Australian team was all out after scoring 263 runs.
India's fast bowler Mohammed Shami took 4 wickets while bowling well. India's all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and Ashwin also took 3 wickets each.
At the end of the first day, India's score is 21 runs without any wicket.
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