IndVsAus: India Defeats Australia By 137 Runs, Retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

IndVsAus: India Defeats Australia By 137 Runs, Retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

IndVsAus: India Defeats Australia By 137 Runs, Retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy 

New Delhi: The visitors India defeated the hosts Australia by 137 runs to win the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The Indian team, now has a lead of 2-1 in the four match series on Sunday. 


Indian captain, Virat Kohli declared the second innings of the match at 106 for eight, which gave Australia, a target of 399. The morning session of the match was wiped out by rain wiped and 
Australia resumed post-lunch on 258 for eight, with Pat Cummins not out 61. However Cummins was sent back to pavilion by Jasprit Bumrah. Then Ishant Sharma took the wicket of Nathan Lyon, restricting Australia at 261 and securing an emphatic win.

Brief scores:

Australia: 151 & 261 (Pat Cummins 63, Shaun Marsh 44, Usman Khawaja 33; Ravindra Jadeja 3/82, Jasprit Bumrah 3/53) vs India: 443/7(d) & 106/8(d) (Mayank Agarwal 42, Rishabh Pant 33; Pat Cummins 6/27)

(Inputs from news agency IANS)