Result
3rd Test, India tour of Australia at Melbourne, Dec 26-30 2018
443/7d & 106/8d
89.3 ov, target 399
151 & 261
India won by 137 runs
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
GH Vihari c Finch b Cummins866800012.12
MA Agarwal c †Paine b Cummins761612398147.20
CA Pujara  b Cummins10631948110033.22
V Kohli (c)c Finch b Starc822043059040.19
AM Rahane lbw b Lyon34761132044.73
RG Sharma not out631141865055.26
RR Pant c Khawaja b Starc3976853051.31
RA Jadeja c †Paine b Hazlewood43510133.33
Extras(b 15, lb 14, nb 1, w 1)31
TOTAL(169.4 Ov, RR: 2.61)443/7d
Did not bat: Mohammed Shami, I Sharma, JJ Bumrah 
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Hanuma Vihari, 18.5 ov), 2-123 (Mayank Agarwal, 54.5 ov), 3-293 (Virat Kohli, 122.5 ov), 4-299 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 125.4 ov), 5-361 (Ajinkya Rahane, 148.6 ov), 6-437 (Rishabh Pant, 168.5 ov), 7-443 (Ravindra Jadeja, 169.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MA Starc2878723.1000
JR Hazlewood31.4108612.7100
NM Lyon48711012.2900
PJ Cummins34107232.1100
MR Marsh2645101.9611
AJ Finch20804.0000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
MS Harris c I Sharma b Bumrah2235682062.85
AJ Finch c Agarwal b I Sharma836501022.22
UT Khawaja c Agarwal b Jadeja2132463065.62
SE Marsh lbw b Bumrah1961811031.14
TM Head  b Bumrah2048592041.66
MR Marsh c Rahane b Jadeja936391025.00
TD Paine (c) †c †Pant b Bumrah22851151025.88
PJ Cummins  b Mohammed Shami1748702035.41
MA Starc not out713251053.84
NM Lyon lbw b Bumrah058000.00
JR Hazlewood  b Bumrah034000.00
Extras(b 4, nb 1, w 1)6
TOTAL(66.5 Ov, RR: 2.25)151
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Aaron Finch, 10.3 ov), 2-36 (Marcus Harris, 13.3 ov), 3-53 (Usman Khawaja, 19.5 ov), 4-89 (Shaun Marsh, 32.6 ov), 5-92 (Travis Head, 36.4 ov), 6-102 (Mitchell Marsh, 43.3 ov), 7-138 (Pat Cummins, 60.6 ov), 8-147 (Tim Paine, 64.3 ov), 9-151 (Nathan Lyon, 66.2 ov), 10-151 (Josh Hazlewood, 66.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
I Sharma1324113.1511
JJ Bumrah15.543362.0800
RA Jadeja2584521.8000
Mohammed Shami1022712.7000
GH Vihari32100.3300
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
GH Vihari c Khawaja b Cummins1345531028.88
MA Agarwal  b Cummins421021454241.17
CA Pujara c Harris b Cummins025000.00
V Kohli (c)c Harris b Cummins046000.00
AM Rahane c †Paine b Cummins1260050.00
RG Sharma c SE Marsh b Hazlewood518280027.77
RR Pant c †Paine b Hazlewood3343743176.74
RA Jadeja c Khawaja b Cummins56211083.33
Mohammed Shami not out038000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 1, w 1)7
TOTAL(37.3 Ov, RR: 2.82)106/8d
Did not bat: I Sharma, JJ Bumrah 
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Hanuma Vihari, 12.6 ov), 2-28 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 14.2 ov), 3-28 (Virat Kohli, 14.6 ov), 4-32 (Ajinkya Rahane, 16.1 ov), 5-44 (Rohit Sharma, 22.5 ov), 6-83 (Mayank Agarwal, 32.6 ov), 7-100 (Ravindra Jadeja, 36.3 ov), 8-106 (Rishabh Pant, 37.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MA Starc311103.6600
JR Hazlewood10.332222.0900
NM Lyon1314003.0700
PJ Cummins1132762.4510
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 399 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
MS Harris c Agarwal b Jadeja1327431048.14
AJ Finch c Kohli b Bumrah3480075.00
UT Khawaja lbw b Mohammed Shami3359794155.93
SE Marsh lbw b Bumrah4472904161.11
TM Head  b I Sharma34921192036.95
MR Marsh c Kohli b Jadeja1021320147.61
TD Paine (c) †c †Pant b Jadeja2667854038.80
PJ Cummins c Pujara b Bumrah631141605155.26
MA Starc  b Mohammed Shami1827362066.66
NM Lyon c †Pant b I Sharma750860014.00
JR Hazlewood not out046000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 6, w 2)10
TOTAL(89.3 Ov, RR: 2.91)261
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Aaron Finch, 1.2 ov), 2-33 (Marcus Harris, 9.2 ov), 3-63 (Usman Khawaja, 20.6 ov), 4-114 (Shaun Marsh, 32.2 ov), 5-135 (Mitchell Marsh, 39.1 ov), 6-157 (Travis Head, 50.3 ov), 7-176 (Tim Paine, 61.3 ov), 8-215 (Mitchell Starc, 70.5 ov), 9-261 (Pat Cummins, 88.2 ov), 10-261 (Nathan Lyon, 89.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
I Sharma14.314022.7500
JJ Bumrah1935332.7820
RA Jadeja3268232.5600
Mohammed Shami2127123.3800
GH Vihari31702.3300
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia 2018/19
Player Of The Match
Jasprit Bumrah
Series resultIndia led the 4-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 2337
Season2018/19
Hours of play (local time)10:30 start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 2018 (5-day match)
debut
Mayank Agarwal
Umpires
Ian Gould
Marais Erasmus
TV Umpire
Richard Kettleborough
Reserve Umpire
Paul Wilson
Match Referee
Andy Pycroft
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 26 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 215/2 (CA Pujara 68*, V Kohli 47*, 89 ov)
Thu, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 8/0 (MS Harris 5*, AJ Finch 3*, 6 ov)
Fri, 28 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 54/5 (MA Agarwal 28*, RR Pant 6*, 27 ov)
Sat, 29 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 258/8 (PJ Cummins 61*, NM Lyon 6*, 85 ov)
Sun, 30 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 261 (89.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Rain: Australia - 258/8 in 85.0 overs (PJ Cummins 61, NM Lyon 6)
  • Lunch: Australia - 258/8 in 85.0 overs (PJ Cummins 61, NM Lyon 6)
  • Total attendance: 13,197
  • day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 261 (89.3 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • India: 100 runs in 36.2 overs (218 balls), Extras 7
  • Over 36.5: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - Mohammed Shami (Struck down)
  • Innings Break: India - 106/8 in 37.3 overs (Mohammed Shami 0)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Over 5.6: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - IJ Gould, Batsman - UT Khawaja (Struck down)
  • Lunch: Australia - 44/2 in 14.0 overs (UT Khawaja 26, SE Marsh 2)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 14.2 overs (86 balls), Extras 4
  • Over 20.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - UT Khawaja (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Australia - 95/3 in 29.0 overs (SE Marsh 26, TM Head 16)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 29.1 overs (175 balls), Extras 4
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 66 balls (SE Marsh 34, TM Head 17, Ex 0)
  • Over 32.2: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - SE Marsh (Umpires Call)
  • Tea: Australia - 138/5 in 42.0 overs (TM Head 29, TD Paine 1)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 44.6 overs (270 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: Australia - 176/7 in 61.3 overs (PJ Cummins 7)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 66.2 overs (398 balls), Extras 6
  • Attendance: 19,855
  • New ball taken after 80 overs
  • PJ Cummins: 50 off 86 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 81.3 overs (489 balls), Extras 8
  • End Of Day: Australia - 258/8 in 85.0 overs (PJ Cummins 61, NM Lyon 6)
  • day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 258/8 (PJ Cummins 61*, NM Lyon 6*, 85 ov)
Day 3
  • Drinks: Australia - 40/2 in 18.0 overs (UT Khawaja 9, SE Marsh 0)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 19.4 overs (119 balls), Extras 1
  • Lunch: Australia - 89/4 in 33.0 overs (TM Head 18)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 40.5 overs (246 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Australia - 114/6 in 49.0 overs (TD Paine 12, PJ Cummins 2)
  • Over 60.2: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - IJ Gould, Batsman - TD Paine (Struck down)
  • Tea: Australia - 145/7 in 63.0 overs (TD Paine 22, MA Starc 5)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 66.1 overs (398 balls), Extras 6
  • Innings Break: Australia - 151/10 in 66.5 overs (MA Starc 7)
  • India 2nd innings
  • Drinks: India - 28/2 in 14.2 overs (MA Agarwal 15)
  • India: 50 runs in 26.3 overs (159 balls), Extras 0
  • End Of Day: India - 54/5 in 27.0 overs (MA Agarwal 28, RR Pant 6)
  • Total attendance: 34,447
  • day 3 - India 2nd innings 54/5 (MA Agarwal 28*, RR Pant 6*, 27 ov)
Day 2
  • V Kohli: 50 off 110 balls (6 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 214 balls (CA Pujara 40, V Kohli 51, Ex 10)
  • Drinks: India - 246/2 in 103.0 overs (CA Pujara 83, V Kohli 60)
  • India: 250 runs in 105.3 overs (633 balls), Extras 19
  • CA Pujara: 100 off 280 balls (10 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 150 runs in 363 balls (CA Pujara 69, V Kohli 68, Ex 13)
  • Lunch: India - 277/2 in 117.0 overs (CA Pujara 103, V Kohli 69)
  • India: 300 runs in 126.3 overs (760 balls), Extras 26
  • Drinks: India - 308/4 in 128.0 overs (AM Rahane 10, RG Sharma 0)
  • Drinks: India - 313/4 in 129.0 overs (AM Rahane 14, RG Sharma 1)
  • Tea: India - 346/4 in 143.0 overs (AM Rahane 30, RG Sharma 13)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 108 balls (AM Rahane 26, RG Sharma 17, Ex 9)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 110 balls (AM Rahane 27, RG Sharma 14, Ex 9)
  • India: 350 runs in 145.3 overs (874 balls), Extras 31
  • Drinks: India - 397/5 in 161.0 overs (RG Sharma 43, RR Pant 17)
  • India: 400 runs in 161.5 overs (972 balls), Extras 31
  • RG Sharma: 50 off 97 balls (4 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 97 balls (RG Sharma 26, RR Pant 24, Ex 0)
  • New ball taken after 166 overs
  • Innings Break: India - 443/7 in 169.4 overs (RG Sharma 63)
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Attendance: 36,524
  • End Of Day: Australia - 8/0 in 6.0 overs (MS Harris 5, AJ Finch 3)
  • day 2 - Australia 1st innings 8/0 (MS Harris 5*, AJ Finch 3*, 6 ov)
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • Drinks: India - 31/0 in 15.0 overs (GH Vihari 3, MA Agarwal 23)
  • India: 50 runs in 22.4 overs (136 balls), Extras 5
  • Lunch: India - 57/1 in 28.0 overs (MA Agarwal 34, CA Pujara 10)
  • MA Agarwal: 50 off 95 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 86/1 in 41.0 overs (MA Agarwal 53, CA Pujara 19)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 144 balls (MA Agarwal 26, CA Pujara 24, Ex 1)
  • India: 100 runs in 44.3 overs (267 balls), Extras 6
  • Tea: India - 123/2 in 54.5 overs (CA Pujara 33)
  • India: 150 runs in 62.4 overs (376 balls), Extras 8
  • CA Pujara: 50 off 152 balls (4 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (CA Pujara 17, V Kohli 31, Ex 2)
  • Over 71.5: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - V Kohli (Struck down)
  • Drinks: India - 174/2 in 72.0 overs (CA Pujara 50, V Kohli 32)
  • New ball taken after 82 overs
  • India: 200 runs in 82.5 overs (497 balls), Extras 8
  • Attendance: 73,516
  • End Of Day: India - 215/2 in 89.0 overs (CA Pujara 68, V Kohli 47)
  • day 1 - India 1st innings 215/2 (CA Pujara 68*, V Kohli 47*, 89 ov)