result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Dec 26 - 30 2018, India tour of Australia
443/7d & 106/8d
(89.3 ov, target 399)151 & 261
India won by 137 runs
player of the match
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Hanuma Vihari c Finch b Cummins866800012.12
Mayank Agarwal c †Paine b Cummins761612398147.20
Cheteshwar Pujara  b Cummins10631948110033.22
Virat Kohli (c)c Finch b Starc822043059040.19
Ajinkya Rahane lbw b Lyon34761132044.73
Rohit Sharma not out 631141865055.26
Rishabh Pant c Khawaja b Starc3976853051.31
Ravindra 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
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
Mitchell Starc2878723.101288000
Josh Hazlewood31.4108612.7115511000
Nathan Lyon48711012.292229100
Pat Cummins34107232.111686000
Mitchell Marsh2645101.961254011
Aaron Finch20804.0040000
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Harris c I Sharma b Bumrah2235682062.85
Aaron Finch c Agarwal b I Sharma836501022.22
Usman Khawaja c Agarwal b Jadeja2132463065.62
Shaun Marsh lbw b Bumrah1961811031.14
Travis Head  b Bumrah2048592041.66
Mitchell Marsh c Rahane b Jadeja936391025.00
Tim Paine (c)†c †Pant b Bumrah22851151025.88
Pat Cummins  b Mohammed Shami1748702035.41
Mitchell Starc not out 713251053.84
Nathan Lyon lbw b Bumrah058000.00
Josh 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
Ishant Sharma1324113.15594011
Jasprit Bumrah15.543362.08763000
Ravindra Jadeja2584521.801254000
Mohammed Shami1022712.70463000
Hanuma Vihari32100.33170000
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Hanuma Vihari c Khawaja b Cummins1345531028.88
Mayank Agarwal  b Cummins421021454241.17
Cheteshwar Pujara c Harris b Cummins025000.00
Virat Kohli (c)c Harris b Cummins046000.00
Ajinkya Rahane c †Paine b Cummins1260050.00
Rohit Sharma c SE Marsh b Hazlewood518280027.77
Rishabh Pant c †Paine b Hazlewood3343743176.74
Ravindra Jadeja c Khawaja b Cummins56211083.33
Mohammed Shami not out 038000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 1, w 1)7
TOTAL(37.3 Ov, RR: 2.82)106/8d
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
Mitchell Starc311103.66152000
Josh Hazlewood10.332222.09522100
Nathan Lyon1314003.07572200
Pat Cummins1132762.45513010
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 399 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Harris c Agarwal b Jadeja1327431048.14
Aaron Finch c Kohli b Bumrah3480075.00
Usman Khawaja lbw b Mohammed Shami3359794155.93
Shaun Marsh lbw b Bumrah4472904161.11
Travis Head  b I Sharma34921192036.95
Mitchell Marsh c Kohli b Jadeja1021320147.61
Tim Paine (c)†c †Pant b Jadeja2667854038.80
Pat Cummins c Pujara b Bumrah631141605155.26
Mitchell Starc  b Mohammed Shami1827362066.66
Nathan Lyon c †Pant b I Sharma750860014.00
Josh Hazlewood not out 046000.00
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
Ishant Sharma14.314022.75663000
Jasprit Bumrah1935332.78864020
Ravindra Jadeja3268232.561504400
Mohammed Shami2127123.389310000
Hanuma Vihari31702.33151000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season2018/19
Player Of The Match
Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah
Series resultIndia led the 4-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 2337
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 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
Mayank Agarwal
Mayank Agarwal
Umpires
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Ian Gould
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Marais Erasmus
TV Umpire
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Richard Kettleborough
Reserve Umpire
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Paul Wilson
Match Referee
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Andy Pycroft
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 26 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 215/2 (Cheteshwar Pujara 68*, Virat Kohli 47*, 89 ov)
Thu, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 8/0 (Marcus Harris 5*, Aaron Finch 3*, 6 ov)
Fri, 28 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 54/5 (Mayank Agarwal 28*, Rishabh Pant 6*, 27 ov)
Sat, 29 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 258/8 (Pat Cummins 61*, Nathan Lyon 6*, 85 ov)
Sun, 30 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 261 (89.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
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 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 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 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 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