At the draw of STUMPS! For the day.
Marnus Labuschagne 67 runs . Steve Smith 31 runs
That’s that from Day 1 of the 3rd Test. Australia 166/2
162/2 at 52 Over CRR: 3.11
3rd Test. 47.3: R Ashwin to M Labuschagne (64), 4 runs , 159/2
3rd Test. 42.5: M Siraj to M Labuschagne (54), 4 runs , 146/2
3rd Test. 42.3: M Siraj to M Labuschagne (50), 4 runs , 142/2
3rd Test. 39.6: R Ashwin to S Smith (19), 4 runs , 130/2:
Next score is 3rd Test. 36.5: N Saini to S Smith (13), 4 runs , 121/2
That’s plumb! @navdeepsaini96 gets his first WICKET in Test cricket. Pucovski departs for 62.
3rd Test. 34.2: WICKET! W Pucovski (62) is out, lbw Navdeep Saini, 106/2
BCCI President Mr @SGanguly99 has been discharged from the hospital in Kolkata. “I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon,” he said
Post Tea Aus 94/1
3rd Test Cricket between India & Australia in Sydney, First day Tea. That will be Tea on Day 1 of the 3rd Test. Australia 93/1
Third Test India and Australia At Sydney Ground. Australia 93/1, David Warner out 05 runs, At crease Will Pucovski 54, Marnus Labuschagne 34, Mohammed Siraj took wicket of David Warner.
Rain at the Sydney Cricket Ground forced the players to go off the field in 8th over of the third Test between India and Australia. This happened after Mohammed Siraj dismissed David Warner for 5. Australia were 21 for 1 when rain stopped the play.
Earlier, Tim Paine led Australia won the toss and elected to bat first.
Rohit Sharma is finally back for the Indian side and he replaces Mayank Agarwal in the opening slot. Umesh Yadav, who was ruled out of the Test series after getting injured in the Boxing Day Test, has been replaced by Navdeep Saini in the playing XI. This is the debut Test for Navdeep Saini.
The four-match series is currently levelled at 1-1, and if India manages to win this Test, the side will retain the Border Gavaskar Trophy even if Australia goes on to win the last Test at Brisbane. Australia had won the first Test, while India was triumphant in the second Test at the MCG.