Third Test: India force advantage on 4th day

Indo Asian News Service

Ranchi, March 19 (IANS) Superb batting by Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha coupled with excellent bowling by Ravindra Jadeja put India in a strong position on the fourth day of the third cricket Test against Australia here on Sunday.

Pujara scored a double-century and Saha notched up a ton as the duo produced a partnership of 199 runs to enable India declare their first innings at 603/9 for a lead of 152 runs.

Australia had scored 451 in their first innings.

Jadeja then claimed the wickets of David and Nathan Lyon as Australia struggled to 23/2 in their second innings at the end of the day's play.

--IANS

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