Play on Day 2 has been suspended with #TeamIndia on 277/5, lead by 82 runs with skipper knock of 104 and Jadeja 40
With rain pitch covered and today’s play called off with another fifteen minutes left for day end to game.
Ajinkya Rahane scored ton and Ravinder Jadeja continue partnership with impressive batting the other end has taken lead of 82 runs.
After 71 Over 208/5
Ajinkya Rahane 64 Ravinder 12
Match resume play 198/5 65.3 over
Melbourne drizzle covered pitch with white sheets and teams awarded early tea to keep timing consonannce.63.3 over 189/5
There’s a bit of rain now at the MCG, and the covers come onto the field just three balls before the scheduled break. At Tea, #TeamIndia are 189-5 and trail Australia by 6 runs Rahane batting on 53 with Jadeja on 4.
Ajinkya Rahane 53, Ravinder Jadeja 04 at crease.
Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins two wicket each. Nathon Lyon one wicket.
Captain @ajinkyarahane88 notches up a solid half-century, his 23rd in Tests. This is also the first individual fifty in the match.
2nd Test. 44.4: WICKET! H Vihari (21) is out, c Steve Smith b Nathan Lyon, 116/4
Hanuma Vihari 21 runs, caught behind by Steve Smith bowled Nathan the fourth wicket at score of 44.4 over 116/4 .
2nd Test. 59.1: WICKET! R Pant (29) is out, c Tim Paine b Mitchell Starc, 173/5
50 partnership in 73 balls The Rahane-Pant stand has now crossed the 50-run mark. #TeamIndia are 166-4 and trail Australia by 29 runs
Walks next bat Rishabh Pant.
2nd Test. 43.1: J Hazlewood to A Rahane (20), 4 runs , 110/3
Stand-in skipper Anjinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari are on the crease,
Rahane (14) and Vihari (15) at 41 Over. 100/3
India were 90 for 3 against Australia on Day 2 of the second Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground, a short while ago.
2nd Test. 23.4: WICKET! C Pujara (17) is out, c Tim Paine b Pat Cummins, 64/3
2nd Test. 21.6: WICKET! S Gill (45) is out, c Tim Paine b Pat Cummins, 61/2
Stand-in skipper Anjinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari are on the crease, after Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara got out earlier today.
After losing the toss yesterday, India bowled out the hosts for a paltry 195 runs in the first innings.
For India, Jasprit Bumrah claimed 4 wickets while Ravichandran Ashwin bagged 3 wickets.
For Australia, Marnus Labuschagne was the highest scorer with 48 runs and he became the first Test scalp of debutant pacer Mohammad Siraj. Mohammad Siraj picked two wickets.
India made four changes with Shubman Gill and Mohammed Siraj making their Test debuts. Also, Ravindra Jadeja and Rishabh Pant returned to the playing Eleven, in place of Wriddhiman Saha, Prithvi Shaw and Mohammed Shami.
India trail 0-1 in the series after going down by eight wickets in the opening day-night test in Adelaide