India vs Australia | Australian Batsmen Have Made Way Too Many Mistakes: Ponting

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Pujara's 150 lifts India to 389-5 in 4th test...

There were no Australian centuries in 1882-83, England's first Ashes tour, but the final match in that four-Test series was an exhibition fixture. Test players Mitch Marsh and Peter Handscomb were also included, with Aaron Finch the captain. The partnership between the two is now worth 38 as Australia trail by 386 runs.

The day got worse when Travis Head was caught and bowled by Yadav just before tea for 20 and as storm clouds gathered overhead Yadav clean bowled Paine for five.

Paine thanked Kohil and his men for helping the Australian public "fall back in love with cricket" - a reference to the tender nature of the sport's image after the ball-tampering scandal erupted in March 2018. Kuldeep has outfoxed him.

India started the day at 303-4 with Pujara unbeaten on 130 runs. Paine gave the 24-year-old his third wicket, a peach of a delivery that clean bowled the Australia captain through his gaping gate for five.

Labuschagne was middling the ball to all parts, but he hit one slightly uppishly to short mid-wicket, where Ajinkya Rahane plucked a remarkable reflex catch.

Australia sped to 50 within seven overs of play on this third morning, adding 27 runs in 29 minutes of play in the morning.

In a surprise throw of the dice, leg-spinning all-rounder Marnus Labuschagne was called up and will come in at three. Labuschagne went for the flick towards Rahane but the Indian vice-captain had to dive low to his right with nearly no reaction time.

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Australia have lost two quick wicket here.

Ricky Ponting feels Australia's batting group have made way too many mistakes and that has led to the team's downfall in the ongoing Test series against India.India's immovable object at No.3, Cheteshwar Pujara has plundered 521 runs from a record 1,258 balls faced in the four-match series, while the likes of Rishabh Pant (350 runs) and Virat Kohli (282 runs) too have been amongst runs.

Pujara's highest score outside India was followed by the biggest of Pant's career, 159 not out, and Ravindra Jadeja's knock of 81.

Day three will resume with Marcus Harris and Usman Khawaja [VIDEO] taking the guard on Saturday, January 5, 2019.

Jadeja was soon twirling his bat in his trademark celebration of a half century, his 10th in tests, and for while it looked like Pant would overhaul Pujara with a maiden double century.

India has nearly ensured they do not lose this match. Stay tuned with us for all the latest updates about India-Australia 2018-19 Series.

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