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, play 00:25
Steven Smith upbeat after Ranchi draw

Australia captain Steven Smith believes his team will have momentum heading into the final Test of the series against India in Dharamsala

, play 02:33
Eating <i>litti chokha</i>

ESPNcricinfo's Melinda Farrell visits one of Ranchi's most popular street food joints, Bhola's Litti Stall, to try a local delicacy

, play 04:32
Manjrekar: Kohli didn't have a great final day as captain

Sanjay Manjrekar talks about Virat Kohli's captaincy, R Ashwin's form, the character of the pitch, and the result of the Ranchi Test

, play 05:22
#PoliteEnquiries - Are we all wrong about Shaun Marsh?

Who won the psychological battle? Can cricket exist without petty squabbling? Who has the best leave? Jarrod Kimber and Melinda Farrell have a go at your probing questions

, play 00:52
Condition of ball played a big part - Kohli

Virat Kohli says the ball lost its hardness in the middle session on the last day and that affected India's bowlers' efforts

, play 01:45
Chappell: Australia's batting more than Smith and Warner now

Ian Chappell on Peter Handscomb, Matt Ranshaw and Shaun Marsh's role in the Australian side

, play 01:10
'Jadeja stood out among the bowlers' - Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli was all praise for Ravindra Jadeja's bowling in the third Test against Australia

, play 04:04
Chappell: This is like a win for Australia

Ian Chappell talks to Raunak Kapoor about the hard-fought final day in Ranchi

, play 01:44
'India must be hurting after draw' - Smith

Steven Smith says he is proud of his team's fight to earn a draw in Ranchi, and believes that the momentum is with Australia going into the fourth Test

, play 01:55
Saha: The quiet contributor

With two hundreds and two fifties, most of them when India needed it badly, Wriddhiman Saha has had an outstanding 2016-17 season

, play 01:12
Chappell: Intent, the difference between O'Keefe and Jadeja

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell picks out the reasons for Ravindra Jadeja nabbing two wickets in four overs when Steve O'Keefe could get only three in 77 overs

, play 01:39
Chappell: Pujara didn't look like tiring

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell on the beauty of Cheteshwar Pujara's 202 off 525 balls, the longest innings by an Indian in Test cricket

, play 03:50
Did Pujara bore Australia out of the series?

Where did Australia go wrong? Warner a night watchman? Jarrod Kimber and Karthik Krishnaswamy answer your queries

, play 03:44
Chappell: I see India being 2-1 up

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell praises Cheteshar Pujara's "amazing" ability to bat for as long as 10 hours and gives his views on who will win the Ranchi Test

, play 04:04
Binoy: Two wicketless sessions remarkable on fourth day

George Binoy talks about the massive partnership between Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha and how well Australia bowled on the fourth day

, play 06:04
#PoliteEnquiries: Captain Australia, and a rant on reporting

Melinda Farrell and Jarrod Kimber field your questions the end of the third day's play at Ranchi

, play 00:27
Manjrekar: Smith did not mock Kohli

Sanjay Manjrekar shares his views on the 'Steve Smith mocking Virat Kohli' incident that blew up on social media during the third day's play in Ranchi

, play 04:47
Manjrekar: No umpire error in Pujara review

Sanjay Manjrekar on Cheteshwar Pujara's century and his DRS incident, Pat Cummins' bowling, Steve O'Keefe's bowling plan, and R Ashwin's place in the batting order

, play 02:22
Kalra: Pujara's resilience only reason India still competitive

Gaurav Kalra on Cheteshwar Pujara's performance in Ranchi, where he batted through the third day despite Pat Cummins bowling superbly

, play 03:18
Binoy: Pujara's innings keeping India alive in the Test match

George Binoy talks with Raunak Kapoor about Cheteshwar Pujara's century on the third day of the third Test

Fifth-wicket rescue

38

No. of consecutive inns without a century partnership for 5th wkt for Australia, before this match. In this Test, they have had 100+ stands in both inns for the wkt.

Jadeja again

3

No. of times Jadeja has dismissed Smith in this series. He has scored 105 off 320 balls at SR of 32.82. Against all others bowlers: 266 off 506, SR of 52.56 with 2 dismissals.

rely on smith

78.33

Smith's average in 3rd inns of Tests in his last 6 inns, before this. His scores: 138, 70*, 31, 63, 59, 109.

Pujara's second double

2

No. of double-centuries for Pujara against Australia, joint-most among Indian batsmen with Tendulkar and Laxman and joint third-most overall.

New record

495

Previous most number of balls faced by an Indian in a Test innings, by Rahul Dravid in his innings of 270 in Rawalpindi in 2004. Pujara has faced 500+ balls so far.

Pujara's top season

7

No. of centuries for Pujara in this first-class season, the joint 2nd-most in an Indian fc season. Laxman (8) made the most whereas Pataudi & Gavaskar also made 7.

Long ago

2010

Last time India's top-3 all scored 50+ in the same Test inns, vs NZ in Nagpur. India had 8 such instances between 2006 and 2010 but this inns is the first since then.

Vijay-Pujara stand tall

6

No. of century partnerships between Vijay and Pujara in this 2016-17 season - the 2nd-most by any pair in a season. Hayden-Ponting had 7 in 2005-06, the most.