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

March 19, 2017, 9:18 PM IST
In Pics: India vs Australia, 3rd Test, Day 4 in Ranchi

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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)

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

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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)

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

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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)

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

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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)

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

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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)

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

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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)

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

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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)

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

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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)

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

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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)

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