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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Australia vs India 3rd Test 2021 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Australia vs India 3rd Test 2021


Watch the highlights of Australia vs India 3rd Test 2021 - India tour of Australia 4-match Test series of the 3rd Test match played between India and Australia at Sydney in 07th January to 11th January 2021.

Australia vs India 3rd Test 2021 Highlights
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Will Pucovski's debut fifty and Marnus Labuschagne's steady Half-century set the strong position for Australia in a rain-affected day 1 of the third Test match.

Steve Smith's record equal century lifted Australia to 338 before Shubman Gill's maiden Test fifty helped to India 96-2 on the day 2 of the third Test match.

Pat Cummins' four-for restricted India to 244 before An unbeaten 68-run stand between Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith helped to Australia takes massive 197-run lead in the day 3 of the third Test match.

Half-centuries from Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne and Cameron Green set the massive target of 407 before India finished 98 for 2 at stumps on the day 4 of the third Test match.

Rishabh Pant's 97 and Cheteshwar Pujara and Rohit Sharma's fifty before Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari survive to India pulled off a historic Match-drawn against Australia in the day 5 of the third Test match.

* Claire Polosak - who became the first ever female match official in a men's Test match history, when she took up the role of a fourth umpire between India and Australia third Test match.

* Will Pucovski became the 87th Australian player to score 50 or more runs on debut Test match.

* It is the first time Marnus Labuschagne dismissals on nervous nineties in Test matches.

* 8 : Steve Smith equalled a joint most centuries hit by a batsman against India in Test matches, jointly with 8 hundreds by Ricky Ponting (AUS), Viv Richards (WI) and Gary Sobers (WI) and also the joint most centuries hit by an Australian batsman against India in Tests.

* 136 Innings : Steve Smith became the second fastest to reach 27 Test hundreds in terms of innings, After Don Bradman took 70 innings to reach this feat.

* 256-balls : Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin set up the record sixth-wicket partnership by terms of balls faced in the fourth Innings against Australia in Test matches, previously held by the 98-balls faced between Virender Sehwag and Parthiv Patel at Nagpur in 2004.

* 256-balls : Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin set up the third highest sixth-wicket partnership by terms of balls faced in the fourth Innings for India in Test matches and the tenth highest sixth-wicket stand by terms of balls faced in Tests.

Australia 1st Innings scored 338 for all-out in 105.4 overs with top scorer by Steve Smith 131 off 226-balls - which was his 27th Test hundred and his eighth century against India in Tests - including 16-fours.

Marnus Labuschagne 91 off 196-balls - who fell nine-run short of his century - including 11-fours, Debutant Will Pucovski - who scored 62-runs on his debut Test match and Mitchell Starc 24.

1st innings India best bowler by Ravindra Jadeja claimed a 4-wickets for 62-runs in 18-overs including three maidens.

Debutant Navdeep Saini - who took 2-wickets on his debut Test match, Jasprit Bumrah takes two-wickets and one for Mohammed Siraj.

India 1st Innings scored 244 for all-out in 100.4 overs with top scorer by Shubman Gill 50, Cheteshwar Pujara 50, Rishabh Pant 36, Ravindra Jadeja 28 not out, Rohit Sharma 26 and Ajinkya Rahane 22.

1st Innings Australia best bowler by Pat Cummins claimed a 4-wickest for 29-runs in 21.4-overs including ten maidens, Josh Hazlewood took 2-wickets and one for Mitchell Starc.

Australia 2nd Innings scored 312-6 declared in 87 -overs with top scorer by Cameron Green 84, Steve Smith 81, Marnus Labuschagne 73 and Tim Paine 39 not out.

2nd Innings India best bowler by Navdeep Saini, Ravichandran Ashwin both took 2-wickets and one for Mohammed Siraj - Jasprit Bumrah.

India 2nd scored 334-5 in 131 overs with top scorer by Rishabh Pant 97, Cheteshwar Pujara 77, Rohit Sharma 52, Ravichandran Ashwin 39 not out, Shubman Gill 31 and Hanuma Vihari 23 not out

2nd Innings Australia best bowler by Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon both took 2-wickets and Pat Cummins.

Steve Smith named Player of the match for his record-breaking batting performance to scored 131-runs in the 1st innings and 81-runs in the second innings.

Day 5 Highlights

Day 4 Highlights

Day 3 Highlights

Day 2 Highlights

Day 1 Highlights