The second day of the final test between India and Australia belonged to both the teams. The first session of the match was well negotiated by Indian batsmen, as they lost only 1 wicket. Murli Vijay fell to a beautiful outswinger from Josh Hazelwood while Pujara & KL Rahul consolidated the things. India went to lunch with the score reading 64/1.
The second session also belonged to the Indian team as Aussies were able to pick up only one wicket. KL Rahul who scored 60 fell to Pat Cummins, when tried to hook a short delivery and went into the short too early ball hit the toe end of the bat and lobbed up. Rahane who showed some signs of nervousness in the early going then consolidated with Pujara and took Indian score to 153/2 at Tea.
The final session belonged to Aussies as they draw level by picking up 4 crucial wickets. And all those wickets were picked by Nathon Lyon who returned with a figure of 4/67.
Pujara made a patient 57 while Rahane missed on another test 50 and got out at 46. Saha and Jadeja were at the crease at the end of the days play.
Australia Ist Inning 300/10
Smith: 111, Wade 57, Warner 56
Kuldeep Yadav: 4/68
India Ist Inning 248/6
Rahul 60, Pujar 57