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In Pics: India vs Australia, 3rd Test, Day 4 in Ranchi

Updated: March 19, 2017, 9:18 PM IST
Cheteshwar Pujara scored a double-century and Wriddhiman Saha notched up a ton as the duo produced a partnership of 199 runs to enable India declare their first innings at 603/9 for a lead of 152 runs. (AP Photo)
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Cheteshwar Pujara scored a double-century and Wriddhiman Saha notched up a ton as the duo produced a partnership of 199 runs to enable India declare their first innings at 603/9 for a lead of 152 runs. (AP Photo)

Cheteshwar Pujara compiled an epic double century and Wriddhiman Saha hit a career-best 117 to deflate Australia and put India in a strong position on the fourth day of the third Test. (AP Photo)
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Cheteshwar Pujara compiled an epic double century and Wriddhiman Saha hit a career-best 117 to deflate Australia and put India in a strong position on the fourth day of the third Test. (AP Photo)

Wriddhiman Saha was also in excellent form at the other end, scoring 117 runs. His third century in the longest format of the game came off 233 deliveries and included eight boundaries and a six. (BCCI Photo)
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Wriddhiman Saha was also in excellent form at the other end, scoring 117 runs. His third century in the longest format of the game came off 233 deliveries and included eight boundaries and a six. (BCCI Photo)

Cheteshwar Pujara became the first Indian batsman to face 500 deliveries in a Test innings, spending more than 11 hours at the crease for his marathon 202 on the penultimate day of the contest. (BCCI Photo)
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Cheteshwar Pujara became the first Indian batsman to face 500 deliveries in a Test innings, spending more than 11 hours at the crease for his marathon 202 on the penultimate day of the contest. (BCCI Photo)

Down the order, Ravindra Jadeja clobbered a couple of sixes in his brisk unbeaten 54 to rub salt into Australia's injuries, celebrating his fifty by twirling his bat like a sword. (BCCI Photo)
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Down the order, Ravindra Jadeja clobbered a couple of sixes in his brisk unbeaten 54 to rub salt into Australia's injuries, celebrating his fifty by twirling his bat like a sword. (BCCI Photo)

Cheteshwar Pujara scored a double-century and Wriddhiman Saha notched up a ton as the duo produced a partnership of 199 runs to enable India declare their first innings at 603/9 for a lead of 152 runs. (AP Photo)
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Cheteshwar Pujara scored a double-century and Wriddhiman Saha notched up a ton as the duo produced a partnership of 199 runs to enable India declare their first innings at 603/9 for a lead of 152 runs. (AP Photo)

Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja then brightened India's victory prospects dismissing David Warner and nightwatchman Nathan Lyon cheaply to reduce Australia to 23-2. (AP Photo)
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Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja then brightened India's victory prospects dismissing David Warner and nightwatchman Nathan Lyon cheaply to reduce Australia to 23-2. (AP Photo)

Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja then brightened India's victory prospects dismissing David Warner and nightwatchman Nathan Lyon cheaply to reduce Australia to 23-2. (AP Photo)
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Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja then brightened India's victory prospects dismissing David Warner and nightwatchman Nathan Lyon cheaply to reduce Australia to 23-2. (AP Photo)

Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja then brightened India's victory prospects dismissing David Warner and nightwatchman Nathan Lyon cheaply to reduce Australia to 23-2. (AP Photo)
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Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja then brightened India's victory prospects dismissing David Warner and nightwatchman Nathan Lyon cheaply to reduce Australia to 23-2. (AP Photo)

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 3925 123
2 South Africa 3050 117
3 Australia 3087 100
4 England 3362 99
5 New Zealand 3114 97
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