Rain had again resulted in the stoppage of game for another half an hour & after that Australia came back on field with strong intent. Debutant Will Pucovski emerged stronger by reaching 60, while Labuschagne is batting on 38. The host’s aims at ending today’s session with big scores on board.
Visitors had left couple of chances to scalp Will Pucovski wicket as Rishabh Pant dropped Pucovski catch twice in two overs. . Pucovski and Labuschagne have added 87 runs as India continues its search for second wicket. Australia resumed the game at 21/1 after rain had stopped the match for three to four hours. Earlier India get their first breakthrough with Mohammed Siraj dismissing Opener David Warner for just 5 runs & the hosts were reduced to 21 for 1. Sudden drizzle at the Sydney Cricket Ground forced the players to go off the field in 8th over of the third test. Australia had won the toss & opted to bat first in the third test match against India. Visitors welcome their favorite player Rohit Sharma in their test squad whereas Young Navdeep Saini made his debut in place of Mohammed Shami. Australia on the other hand have David Warner & Will Pucovski as opening pair with both regaining fitness and playing.