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Fifty partnered for the 7th wicket between Australian batsman Cameron Green and Pat Cummins.

The second match of the 4-Test series between India and Australia is being played in Melbourne. On the fourth day of this Boxing-Day Test, the Australia team scored over 150 runs, losing 7 wickets in the second innings. Currently, Cameron Green and Mitchell Starc are at the crease. Click here to see the scorecard of the match …

On the fourth day, Jasprit Bumrah delivered the first blow to Australia. He got Pat Cummins caught at slip by Mayank Agarwal. Cummins partnered 57 runs off 213 balls for the 7th wicket with Cameroon.

Indian team took a lead of 131 runs in the first innings

Australia won the toss in the match and scored 195 runs batting first. In response, Team India took a lead of 131 runs, scoring 326 runs in the first innings.

200 runs could not be scored on third day

Earlier on the third day, both the teams could not make a total of 200 runs. First Team India started playing ahead by 277 runs for 5 wickets. After this, the team could score only 49 runs after losing the last 5 wickets. After this, Australia team could also score only 133 runs after losing 6 wickets. In this way, by the end of the third day, a total of 11 wickets fell from both the teams and only 182 runs could be scored.

Australia’s poor start in the second innings

The hosts Australia had a poor start in the second innings. In the fourth over of the innings, Joe Burns returned to the pavilion for 4 runs. After this, Matthew Wade and Marnus Labushen tried to handle the innings with a partnership of 38 runs. This was also the biggest partnership for the team on the third day. After this, the middle order collapsed completely due to the continuously falling wicket. Australia lost 6 wickets within 100 runs. Apart from Jadeja for India, Jaspreet Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Mohammad Siraj and Ravichandran Ashwin got 1-1 wickets.

Smith scored the fewest runs in a Test for the second time in his career
Steve Smith flopped for the second consecutive inning. He scored 8 runs. He was bowled clean by Jaspreet Bumrah. He could not even open the account in the first innings. This is his second lowest score in a match in a Test career. Earlier, he scored 3 (2 and 1) against England in the 2013 Lord’s Test.

India leads Australia in second consecutive match

Team India also took the lead in the first innings of the first Test of the series. In this context, India equaled a record of 35 years old. In 1985–86, India led in two consecutive Tests against Australia. India scored 520 runs in response to the 381 runs scored by the first Adelaide Test Australia. Whereas in the second Test of the same series played in Melbourne, Team India scored 445 runs in response to Australia’s score of 262. Although both matches were drawn.

Indian team did not lose two consecutive matches with first innings lead

  • The Indian team has never lost two consecutive Tests of a series. While he had an edge in the first innings of both matches.
  • The last time Australia beat England by 89 runs in 2010 was with a lead of over 100 runs at Melbourne ground.
  • Team India has also once won a match in Melbourne with a 100+ run lead. He defeated Australia by 59 runs in 1980 with a lead of 182 runs.

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