BOXING DAY TEST: AUSTRALIA ALL OUT FOR 151, TRAIL INDIA BY 292 RUNS

After a massive defeat in the second test at Perth, Team India bounced back strongly in the third test at Melbourne. After declaring the first innings at 443/7 on the second day, Team India took complete dominance over Australia on the third day. 

The hosts were skittled for 151 in the third Test on Friday, trailing by 292 runs with Jasprit Bumrah taking six wickets as India closed in on a crucial 2-1 lead in the four-Test series.

None of the batsmen could muster more than 22, again exposing how much they miss the banned Steve Smith and David Warner.

Skipper Tim Paine and opener Marcus Harris both top-scored with 22. Pace spearhead Bumrah took only his third five-wicket haul, bagging 6-33.

In contrast to Australia´s frailties, India´s batsmen shone with Cheteshwar Pujara making 106, Virat Kohli 82 and Rohit Sharma not out 63.

Brief scores: India (I Innings) 443/7 declared vs Australia (I Innings; O/n: 8/0): 151 all out in 66.5 overs (Jasprit Bumrah 6-33, Ravindra Jadeja 2-45).

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