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In Pics: India vs Australia, 2nd Test Day 4: IND Complete Sensational Turnaround to Beat Aus by 8 Wickets

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Starting Day 4 with a lead of just two runs, Australia lost Pat Cummins to the second new ball early in the day

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Cameron Green though continued to fight and in the company of Mitchell Starc frustrated Indian bowlers

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Green impressed with a knock of 45 off 146 balls

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Cameron Green was removed by Mohammad Siraj and the debutant went on to finish the Test with five wickets - the first time an India debutant has taken five or more wickets after Mohammad Shami's 9 in 2013 vs WI

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R Ashwin, who was impressive through the match completed another good performance with the last Australian wicket of Josh Hazlewood at the stroke of lunch

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Chasing 70 to win, it was yet another failure for Mayank Agarwal who departed early edging one behind for 5 off Mitchell Starc

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Cheteshwar Pujara went for 3, caught at gully poking a wide one from Pat Cummins for 3 to put India in a spot of bother at 19/2

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Shubman Gill though looked solid in the middle remained unbeaten on 35 with the help of seven fours

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Shubman Gill will most likely hold his spot in India's playing XI for the third Test with Rohit Sharma available and likely to feature in the XI

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Captain Ajinkya Rahane, who scored 112 in the first innings, scored 27 off 40 and hit the winning runs for India

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India beat Australia by 8 wickets to level the series 1-1. This was India's fourth win at the MCG and only the second while chasing in Australia

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Australia have a lot to ponder after the loss, having managed only 195 and 200. Without big contributions from Steve Smith and Marnus Labhuschagne, Australia's batting order looks fickle

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For his effort with the bat Rahane was adjudged the Man-of-the-Match and received the Mullagh Medal. Johnny Mullagh Medal is a tribute to honour the captain of Australia’s first sporting team to tour internationally. Mullagh was the leader of the 1868 Aborginal tour to the United Kingdom.


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