3rd Test: Australia All Out For 338 In 1st Innings

Sydney: Australia were all out for 338 in their first innings on the second day of the ongoing third and penultimate Test against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.

Steve Smith struck a gritty 131-run knock. Marnus Labuschagne made a significant contribution of 91 before falling short of his fifth Test ton. Debutant opener Will Pucovski had also scored 62 on the rain-hit first day of the match.

For India, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was the top wicket-taker with four scalps, conceding 62 runs in his 18 overs. Pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah and debutant Navdeep Saini chipped in with two wickets each.

Meanwhile, India made 26 for no loss in their first innings at tea after dismissing Australia for 338.

The series is currently locked 1-1 after India’s remarkable eight-wicket comeback win in the Melbourne Test, off-setting a humiliating loss in the opener in Adelaide.

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