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In pics | India vs Australia 1st Test, Day 3: India nose ahead on the back of fine show by batsmen

Catch all the top moments from Day 3 of the first Test between India and Australia being played at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

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India started Day 3 of the Test with Jasprit Bumrah picking up the wicket of overnight batsman Mitchell Starc. Bumrah got Starc play a big drive whch Starc edged to Indian wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant. (Image: AP)
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India started Day 3 of the Test with Jasprit Bumrah picking up the wicket of overnight batsman Mitchell Starc. Bumrah got Starc play a big drive whch Starc edged to Indian wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant. (Image: AP)

After two hot days in Adelaide there was downpour and as a result of which the play was stopped for sometime. (Image: AP)
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After two hot days in Adelaide there was downpour and as a result of which the play was stopped for sometime. (Image: AP)

After the play resumed Nathan Lyon batted well and added valuable runs to the Australian total as the team edged closer to India's first Innings total of 250. Lyon remained unbeaten on 24 off just 24 balls. (Image: AP)
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After the play resumed Nathan Lyon batted well and added valuable runs to the Australian total as the team edged closer to India's first Innings total of 250. Lyon remained unbeaten on 24 off just 24 balls. (Image: AP)

Mohammed Shami then ended Australian innings picking up two wickets in two balls. The pacer first picked the wicket of Travis Head and then sent back Josh Hazlewood. Head was the star of Australian innings as he made a fighting 72. Australian were bowled out on 235 thus giving India a 15-run lead. (Image: AP)
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Mohammed Shami then ended Australian innings picking up two wickets in two balls. The pacer first picked the wicket of Travis Head and then sent back Josh Hazlewood. Head was the star of Australian innings as he made a fighting 72. Australian were bowled out on 235 thus giving India a 15-run lead. (Image: AP)

Openers KL Rahul and Murali Vijay started India's second innings cautiously putting up a 63-run opening run stand. (Image: AP)
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Openers KL Rahul and Murali Vijay started India's second innings cautiously putting up a 63-run opening run stand. (Image: AP)

Murali Vijay was first to walk back to the pavilion as he poked an away going ball by Mitchell Starc to Peter Handscomb standing at second slip. Vijay made just 18 runs. (Image: AP)
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Murali Vijay was first to walk back to the pavilion as he poked an away going ball by Mitchell Starc to Peter Handscomb standing at second slip. Vijay made just 18 runs. (Image: AP)

Josh Hazlewood soon picked up the wicket of Rahul. The Indian opener was dismissed on the personal score of 44. At fall of Rahul's wicket India's score read 76/2 with the visitors having a leading by 91 runs. (Image: AP)
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Josh Hazlewood soon picked up the wicket of Rahul. The Indian opener was dismissed on the personal score of 44. At fall of Rahul's wicket India's score read 76/2 with the visitors having a leading by 91 runs. (Image: AP)

India's first innings hero Cheteshwar Pujara stitched a 71-run partnership with his captain Virat Kohli as India's lead swelled over 150 runs. (Image: AP)
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India's first innings hero Cheteshwar Pujara stitched a 71-run partnership with his captain Virat Kohli as India's lead swelled over 150 runs. (Image: AP)

Lyon gave his team a massive boost towards the end of the day as he picked up the important wicket of Virat Kohli. The Indian skipper was dismissed on personal score of 34 runs. (Image: AP)
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Lyon gave his team a massive boost towards the end of the day as he picked up the important wicket of Virat Kohli. The Indian skipper was dismissed on personal score of 34 runs. (Image: AP)

Ajinkya Rahane and Pujara then saw India till stumps with the score being 151/3 and with an overall lead of 166 runs. (Image: AP)
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Ajinkya Rahane and Pujara then saw India till stumps with the score being 151/3 and with an overall lead of 166 runs. (Image: AP)

First Published on Dec 8, 2018 03:54 pm
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