- India 443-7 decl. & 106-8 decl. lead Australia 151 & 258-8
- Pat Cummins hits first half century from an Australian batsman
Pat Cummins has pushed the third Test into a fifth day but India are on the cusp of retaining the Border-Gavaskar trophy in Melbourne, where Australia will resume at 8-258 in pursuit of 399.
Jasprit Bumrah, enjoying the most productive Test in Australia by an Indian paceman, continued to create carnage as the tourists powered towards a 2-1 series lead at the MCG.
Written by Australian Associated Press
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