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IND vs AUS, 4th Test, Day 3 Live Score Updates: Shubman Gill completed his half-century in 90 balls as India crossed the 100-run mark against Australia in the first session. Matthew Kuhnemann had haulted India’s flying start as he dismissed India captain Rohit Sharma on 34 in the morning session on Day 3. On Friday, India made sure that they end Day 2 without losing a wicket after skittling out Australia for 480 in the first innings of the game. India were 36 for 0 at stumps, trailing Australia by 446 runs, with Gill and Rohit batting unbeaten on 18 and 17, respectively. Earlier, Usman Khawaja slammed a brilliant 180 while Cameron Green scored his maiden Test century as Australia posted a total of 480. Ravichandran Ashwin (6 for 91) was the most successful bowler for India as he picked up five wickets on the second day. (LIVE SCORECARD)
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Srikar Bharat(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav
Australia (Playing XI): Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith(c), Peter Handscomb, Cameron Green, Alex Carey(w), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Todd Murphy, Matthew Kuhnemann
Here are the Live Score Updates of Day 3 of the 4th Test match between India and Australia, straight from Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad:
IND vs AUS Live: Four Runs!
Glorious shot! Punched off the backfoot thorugh midwicket. Gill is oozing with confidence. Need a big knock from him today
IND: 106/1 (30.5)
IND vs AUS Live: 50 For Gill!
Gill reaches his 50 in 90 balls with the help of a glorious drive. He cover drives on the up with incredible timing. Superb stroke
IND: 98/1 (28.2)
IND vs AUS Live: Gill Solid!
Both Pujara and Gill taking their time. Gill has taken his foot off the gas after Rohit’s dismissal. Batted well so far. Needs to carry on like this
IND vs AUS Live: Drinks Break!
Drinks time! Will be important today with max temperatures of 37 degree celsius expected
IND vs AUS Live: Not Out!
Once again, a long chat from Smith with his teammates. He decides not to take the review. Good decision
IND vs AUS Live: OUT!
Rohit hits it straight to extra cover! He plays a punchy shot off the back foot, and this has gone straight to Marnus.
Rohit Sharma c Labuschagne b Kuhnemann 35 (58)
IND vs AUS Live: Australia Lose DRS!
Phew!!! Gill got forward to defend, but the ball has hit his pad before hitting his bat. LBW appeal was turned down and he survives due to the 3m rule.
IND vs AUS: Pulled Away!
Rohit finally gets the connection on the third time of asking. He clears the boundary. He picks the short ball beautifully, smacking a pull over deep backward square leg. Another expensive over. Rohit completes 17,000 international runs
IND: 64/0 (14.6)
IND vs AUS: Tickled down the leg!
Short and wide on waist length! Starc misses his length. Rohit goes for the pull but only manages and to get some connection to drag it down to third
IND: 48/0 (14.4)
IND vs AUS Live: Boundary!
Gill misses the pull, but that flies past a diving Carey’s left. Another boundary in this over. Good start this for India
IND: 49/0 (12.4)
IND vs AUS Live: Four Runs!
Crunched by Gill! He spotted that rather quickly. Confidently driven through cover after taking a stride forward.
IND: 43/0 (12.2)
IND vs AUS Live: We Are Underway!
On the pads, and Rohit flicks it down to third for a single. He moves to 18 with that single. Very important session for both the teams.
IND vs AUS Live: Hello!
Hello and welcome to the live coverage of Day 3 of this 4th Test between India and Australia from Ahmedabad. Stay tuned for live action
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