Live, India vs Australia, 3rd Test Day 2: Aus 401/7 at lunch, Smith reaches 150

Lunch! 102 runs have been scored within the first session, whereas India picked three wickets. All three of them fell to Ravindra Jadeja. Steve Smith and Glenn Maxwell continued from the place they left yesterday, they batted maturely to construct Australia's complete. Maxwell introduced up his maiden Take a look at hundred earlier than getting out to Jadeja. Smith and Matthew Wade added quicks runs to push Australia's complete previous 400.

Jadeja struck once more with two wickets in a single over earlier than, dismissing Wade and Pat Cummins a bit earlier than innings break. India shall be hoping to bowl out Australia quickly after they come to play within the second session of Day 2.

Australia: 398/7 from 117 overs

Aussie skipper Smith has introduced up his 150. Whereas three wickets have fell for the visiting crew this morning, Smith has appeared comfy and continued to construct Australia's complete.

Australia: 395/7 from 116 overs

Wicket! Two wickets in actual fact. Jadeja is on fireplace. First he acquired Wade out, caught by Saha. After which he bowled out Pat Cummins.

Australia: 370/5 from 109 overs

The Australia batsmen have stepped up the run-rate. The duo of Smith and Wade have added 39 off 46 deliveries.

Australia: 332/5 from 103 overs

Wicket! Ravindra Jadeja strikes to take away Maxwell. First wicket of the day. Wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha takes the catch off Jadeja's bowling to dismiss Maxwell. Matthew Wade has come out to bat.

Australia: 328/four from 100 overs

Hundred! Maiden Take a look at hundred for Glenn Maxwell and it has been a superb innings. The batsman is exhilarated, screams and hugs captain Steve Smith. Maxi has justified his choice with the ton and has proven to the world that he can bat within the longer format.

Australia: 316/four from 94 overs

We’re underway right here in Ranchi for Day 2 motion. Steve Smith (123) and Glenn Maxwell (92) are batting for Australia. Stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane has opted for pacers Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma to open the bowling on the second day.

First ball of the day and Glenn Maxwell's bat has been damaged. The batsman is smiling.


Captain Virat Kohli could possibly be seen with the Indian teaching employees however he's not coaching. No official affirmation on whether or not we are going to see him in motion on Friday or not.


Ranchi: India will look to regroup and battle their approach again into the third Take a look at towards Australia in Ranchi on Friday after Australia ended Day 1 of the Take a look at at 299 for four.

Aussie skipper Steve Smith struck one other ton towards India, his second of the sequence, to guide Australia's cost and is unbeaten on 117. The captain was properly assisted by all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, who notched up his first Take a look at fifty.

There are nonetheless considerations over Indian skipper Virat Kolhi's shoulder harm. Kohli walked off the sector through the first hour of the second session on Day 1 after injuring his shoulder whereas making an attempt to abort a boundary.

Video: Virat Kohli hurts shoulder, rushed off the field during India-Australia Test

BCCI issued a press release late final night stating that there are not any severe considerations almost about the harm which can hamper his restoration and that Kohli is receiving therapy to get well from a pressure in his proper shoulder.

Umesh Yadav was essentially the most profitable for India on Day 1 as he scalped two wickets (2/63) whereas R Ashwin (1/78) and Ravindra Jadeja (1/80) acquired a wicket every.