IND vs AUS: Despite Pujara's half-century, India piled on 163, Australia got a target of 76 runs

India vs Australia Indore test: Despite a brilliant half-century from Cheteshwar Pujara, India was bundled out for just 163 runs in the second innings. Pujara played an inning of 59 runs. At the same time, Nathan Lyon took 8 wickets for Australia. Australia now needs only 76 runs to win.

The third match of the Border Gavaskar Trophy being played between India and Australia is being played at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. In this match, Australia has put India on the back foot by performing brilliantly. After trailing Australia by 88 runs in the first innings, India could manage only 163 runs in the second innings and were all out. Australia now needs only 76 runs to win.

After bundling Australia out for 197 runs in the first innings, India went into the field with the intention of setting a big target. But the start of Team India was not good and the first blow was on the score of just 15 runs. Nathan Lyon clean-bowled Shubman Gill in the very first over after lunch. He could score five runs in 15 balls. After this, captain Rohit Sharma also got out and returned to the pavilion. Rohit got out lbw by Nathan Lyon. Rohit scored 12 runs in 33 balls.

India got the third blow in the form of Virat Kohli. He was dismissed lbw by Matthew Kuhneman after scoring 13 runs. Soon after, Nathan Lyon dismissed Ravindra Jadeja lbw. Jadeja could score seven runs. From here India came under pressure. But from one side Cheteshwar Pujara was continuously dated. By tea time, India scored 79 runs in their second innings losing four wickets.

But after tea, India got its 5th blow. Shreyas Iyer, who was batting well, caught Khawaja on the ball Stark. Iyer got out after scoring 26 runs in 27 balls. He hit three fours and two sixes in his innings. Shreyas shared a 35-run partnership with Cheteshwar Pujara for the fifth wicket.

India got the sixth blow on the score of 118. Nathan Lyon clean-bowled Shrikar Bharath. He could score three runs. During this, Cheteshwar Pujara completed his half-century by taking a single off the first ball of the 46th over. This is the 35th half-century of his Test career. His 16th half-century against Australia.

India got the sixth blow on a score of 140. Nathan Lyon lbw to Ravichandran Ashwin. He could score 16 runs. After some time, India got a big shock. Leone first got Cheteshwar Pujara caught by Steve Smith. After this Pujara played an inning of 59 runs in 142 balls. Pujara alone was seen struggling in front of the Australian bowlers. After this, Leon got Umesh caught by Cameron Green. For Australia, Nathan Lyon took 8 wickets, and Starc and Matthew Kuhnemann took one wicket each.