Pujara, Rahul help India reach 213/4 at stumps on Day 3

Indo Asian News Service

Bengaluru, March 6 (IANS) A wicketless third session helped India reach 213/4, and get a sizeable 126-run second innings lead at stumps on the third day of the second cricket Test against Australia at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Monday.

At stumps, Cheteshwar Pujara (79 not out) and Ajinkya Rahane (40 not out) were at the crease, with an undefeated fifth wicket stand of 93 runs. Opener Lokesh Rahul contributed with a handsome 51 up the order.

Earlier, left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja returned with figures of 6/63 to bundle the visitors out for 276 in their first innings in response to India's 189.

--IANS

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