Indian skipper Virat Kohli is up for a chat first with Isa Guha. Skipper Virat Kohli needs to come up with a different plan. India need to break this partnership as soon as possible to have any chance of bundling out the hosts soon. We're in a good zone, so we just want to get to Perth and start the test match. We executed our plans eventually, and got the last wicket. Is proud of his staff and his boys for working hard and is happy that finally some reward has been earned. The series will also show if Rishabh Pant can step up to the big level, and if Rohit Sharma can revive his Test career.
Back of a length delivery from Shami shapes away a bit, and brushes Head's dangling bat as Pant completes the catch. Mohammed Shami gets the big fish, Travis Head departs for 72. It comes off 146 balls and it's his first in the fourth-innings of a Test: — cricket. The ball pitched just in front of Paint and moved away from the batsman. The throwing of the ball from the skipper shows that Kohli was starting to get a bit frustrated here.
India vs Australia, Live Score, Latest Updates, 3rd Test: Kohli drives the ball towards cover, but is intercepted inside the circle that denies him the single that he has been looking for quite some time now. That was headed straight to him, but Pant had already moved towards the leg side even though the ball had pitched on off. Shaun Marsh and Travis Head at the crease for the hosts. On his own bowling, Lyon says that he did not have to do much as majority of the Indian batsmen came running at him and that aided his bowling. Preview: India axed both openers Tuesday while Australia recalled allrounder Mitchell Marsh at the expense of struggling batsman Peter Handscomb for the high-stakes third Test.
Handscomb is making a comeback and Travis Head is yet to play a Test at home. Tim Paine made a brave call at the toss and his openers have proved him right. Before this year started, every Indian fan must have been complaining - 'Our batting is terrific. The 3rd India vs Australia Test is being telecast on Sony Sports Network. He will look to change that in the coming overs. It is literally Australia's bowling attack vs Indian bowling attack right now.
India's first Test in Australia is over. We now have a week's break as everyone gets busy in their Christmas festivities. Spinner Nathan Lyon said the team would find inspiration from its recent drawn test match against Pakistan in Dubai. That was bad anticipation from the keeper and the end result is a dropped catch after taking 11 catches in the match so far. The duo have put on 30 runs off 65 deliveries so far.
Bowlers have put Australia firmly on top in the first session as four Indian batsmen have been sent back into the hut. The tail has troubled the Aussies. We take a lot of confidence from today. Short of a length delivery, angling back into the left-hander. On India's sixth win in Australia I'm happy because this is also my sixth Test match. We might just witness the Test match of the year here. You love seeing that passion in sport.
Bumrah bowls fuller, Starc goes for the drive, edges and Pant takes a simple catch. That was a quick transition from the Indian batsman. Have a look at the innings run-rates. Batting R B 4S 6S Hanuma Vihari c Aaron Finch b Pat Cummins 8 66 0 0 Mayank Agarwal c Tim Paine b Pat Cummins 76 161 8 1 Cheteshwar Pujara b Pat Cummins 106 319 10 0 Virat Kohli C c Aaron Finch b Mitchell Starc 82 204 9 0 Ajinkya Rahane lbw b Nathan Lyon 34 76 2 0 Rohit Sharma not out 63 114 5 0 Rishabh Pant W c Usman Khawaja b Mitchell Starc 39 76 3 0 Ravindra Jadeja c Tim Paine b Josh Hazlewood 4 3 1 0 Extras: 31 b - 15, w - 1, nb - 1, Penalty - 0 Total: 443-7 in 169. This is looking to get more close than what it seemed after the Indians sent back Paine. Bumrah picks up his third wicket just before the rain delay in Adelaide: — cricket. Meanwhile, Ashwin cuts a Cummins ball fine and gets a four.
Finally some Australian fans in the crowd. Fox Sports and Seven Network holds the official broadcasting rights of the series in Australia, Foxtel Sports will stream the match live for its subscribers in Australia. On his banter with Pant, Lyon says that it is exciting to watch him play as he is confident to clear the fence with 5 fielders at the boundary, which means that the bowlers are in with a chance regularly. He started coaching me when I was 8 years. Do join us for that as the third Test begins on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 10. He gets caught after 10 innings in Tests.