The day started off with Jadeja's brilliant spell which put a smile on the face for the Indian fans, but it quickly turned into a frown when Kohli got out for just 15 runs. But Pujara and Rahane put up a brilliant 93-run partnership and helped India past 200 for the first time in the series.
India regained a semblance of control on the third day of the second Test at Bengaluru as Ravindra Jadeja ran through the Australian tail at the start of the day to restrict Australia to 276 before half-centuries from KL Rahul and Cheteshwar Pujara took India to 213/4, giving them a lead of 126.
Brief Scores:India 189 all out and 213/4 in 72 overs (Pujara 79*, Rahul 51; Hazlewood 3/57) against Australia 276 all out in 122.4 overs (Marsh 66, Renshaw 60; Jadeja 6/63, Ashwin 2/84)
How to start a Monday morning? Ask Jadeja maybe! :)
Sir Jadeja this morning:— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) March 6, 2017
Took very good Catch...
Took three wickets
Innings figures: 6/63
Consecutive wickets for Ravidra Jadeja and Finally Indian bowler has five wicket haul in this series...— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) March 6, 2017
Rahane and Pujara turning the clock back to 2001! :)
#INDvsAUS what a session by team india.thay come back strongley— Ravi (@RaviKumarChavi) March 6, 2017
rahane and pujara batted very well like laxman and dravid in kolkata 2001
Steve "Superman" Smith
The scenes after India finally crosses 200 in the series!
Virat Kohli right now! :)
The fluke run had to end somewhere right? :P
#INDvsAUS. O'Keefe and Lyon doing Ashwin and jadeja bowling mimic😂😂😂😂😂— Adithya mohan (@Adithyamttl) March 6, 2017
We needed this partnership badly!
Brilliant partnership between Rahane and Pujara (Them Laxman-Dravid feels!), and India lead by 126 now. What a fine Test match, this!— Abhishek Baxi (@baxiabhishek) March 6, 2017
India or West Indies? Who will win?
WI hold a 60-53 H2H advantage over IND historically but in last 10 completed games between them , IND have won 7. IND has also won all last 5 games at this venue.