Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb help Australia draw third Test vs India
Ranchi, March 20 (UITV/IANS)- The middle order duo of Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb helped Australia salvage a draw against India in the third cricket Test at the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) Stadium here on Monday.
Handscomb (72 not out) and Marsh (53) forged a brilliant 124-run fifth-wicket stand as Australia ended at 204/6 and denied the hosts any chances of gaining a 2-1 lead in the series.
For India, left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 4/54 while off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and pacer Ishant Sharma picked a wicket each.
India vs Australia: Third Test scorecard
Ranchi, March 20 (IANS) Following is the final scoreboard at the end of the third cricket Test match between India and Australia here on Monday.
Australia 1st innings 451/10
India first innings 603/9 Declared
Australia 2nd innings
David Warner b Ravindra Jadeja 14
Matt Renshaw lbw b Ishant Sharma 15
Nathan Lyon b Jadeja 2
Steve Smith b Jadeja 21
Shaun Marsh c Murali Vijay b Jadeja 53
Peter Handscomb not out 72
Glen Maxwell c Vijay b Ravichandran Ashwin 2
Mathew Wade not out 9
Extras (b 9, lb 4, nb 3) 16
Total (in 100 overs) 204/6