Smith is seen coming back to form by hitting one after another boundaries whereas Marnus finally hits his first half-century against India in the test matches. Hosts managed to score 12 runs from Siraj’s over as Australia get to 148/2 in 43 overs. Smith & Labuschagne stitched 46 runs partnership off 62 balls which is looking threatening for India.
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 toss & opted to bat first in the third test match against India. Visitors welcomed 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.