After rain washed out the entire first session, it took India just 4.3 overs to wrap things up. With this win, India now take an Unassailable lead of 2-1 in the four-match series. Jasprit Bumrah was superb throughout the Test as he picked nine wickets in the match. It is a good end to 2018 for team India .
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OUT! That's it! India win by 137 runs. Ishant Sharma takes the final wicket. He bowls a bouncer and Lyon edges it to the wicketkeeper. Virat Kohli is all pumped up as Lyon departs. Lyon c Pant b Ishant 7(50)
OUT! Jasprit Bumrah strikes for India. Doesn't take India look to pick a wicket after play resumes. Pat Cummins who played an impressive knock yesterday perishes. He is caught at first slip. Pat Cummins c Pujara b Bumrah 63(114)
Well, it is raining in Melbourne and we could have a delayed start once it stops, The rain did stop for some time but resumed once again. The pitch and other parts of the ground are apparently covered. Stay tuned for all the updates.
India is on the verge of the victory in the third Test match against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). However, only two things can stop the visitors to go 2-1 up in the 4-match Test series firstly, if Pat Cummins stitch two significant partnerships to scale the remaining 141 runs, which is next to impossible. Secondly, if rain intervenes, it will play the spoilsport! Mumbai Indians Take A Jibe At Tim Paine, Tweets 'Mission Failed' Taking Skipper Rohit Sharma's Side During IND vs AUS 3rd Test at MCG.
If the above two things don’t happen on the final day of the 2018 Boxing Day Test at the MCG, India will be going up 2-1 in the Test series. Australia was reeling for 258/8, with Pat Cummins remaining unbeaten on the crease, after scoring a gritty half-century (61* runs). Along with him was Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon, who had scored 6 runs of 38 balls.
The current partnership has survived for more than 14 overs now. It will be interesting to see if the pair continues to push India’s chances of victory in the match, a little further. The Indian bowlers tried their best to skittle the Australian team, but their efforts were thwarted away by the duo. Will It Rain at MCG Tomorrow? Check Weather Forecast of Melbourne for December 30 – Final Day of IND vs AUS 2018 Boxing Day Test
Ravindra Jadeja took the maximum number of wickets, i.e. three, with Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami picking two each. Ishant Sharma toiled hard for his sole wicket of Travis Head.
It will be an exciting final day in the Third Test match, today, with the possibility of rain clocked at 40 percent. Will India take an unassailable lead in the Test series or will Australia get lucky? Stay tuned with us for all the latest updates about India vs Australia Test Series 2018-19!