Pujara, Pant , Ashwin, Vihari Take India To A Memorable Draw Against Australia

JAMMU, Jan 11: India managed to draw the third Test match against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

India scored 334 runs for five wickets on Day 5 to defy the Australians.

Trailing by 309 runs at the beginning of Day 5, Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant had other plans, counterattacking the Aussie bowlers. Pujara registered 77 runs off 205 balls, hitting 12 fours. Meanwhile, Pant slammed 97 from 118 deliveries, which consisted of 12 fours and three sixes.

Later, Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin, however, batted for more than three hours, despite the former suffering a hamstring injury. Vihari remained unbeaten after scoring 23 runs off 161 balls while, Ashwin showed his experience with an unbeaten 39-run knock of 128 balls to take India to a memorable draw. 

 

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