India vs Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara-Wriddhiman Saha Partnership Best I Have Seen: Virat Kohli

India vs Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara-Wriddhiman Saha Partnership Best I Have Seen: Virat Kohli Captain Steve Smith felt that Australia’s showing in Ranchi means the momentum will be with the visitors going into the series deciding final Test against India in Dharamsala. Edited by Santosh Rao. Read Time: 3-min. India Will Be Hurting After Failing

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India vs Australia: Momentum probably with us at the moment, says Steve Smith

Steve Smith is proud of his team’s effort to bat out the final day and earn a hard-fought draw in Ranchi. By: PTI | Ranchi | Published:March 20, 2017 8:31 pm. India vs Australia, Ind vs Aus, India vs Australia 2017, Steve Smith, Ahead of the Dharamsala

The Indian Express

Peter Handscomb hangs on as Australia salvages a draw in third test

Australia’s Peter Handscomb (left) and Shaun Marsh put on 124 runs for the fifth wicket to claim a draw. Peter Handscomb batted for most of the last day for an unbeaten 72 and shared a match-saving 124-run partnership with Shaun Marsh as Australia …

Stuff.co.nz

Smith proud of gritty draw

Cape Town – Australian skipper Steve Smith says he is immensely proud of the way his team ground out a draw in an intense third Test against India in Ranchi. The skipper was dismissed an over after opener Matt Renshaw fell in the morning session and …

Sport24

Australia v India: Defiant Peter Handscomb leads rearguard action

Steve Smith and his side are flying toward Dharamsala for Saturday’s final Test confident they can pull off the first series win by an Australian team in India since 2004. Australia hung of for a draw yesterday proud of the way they managed to settle

The Australian

India vs Australia, 3rd Test: Steve Smith says hosts must be ‘hurting’ for failing to bowl out visitors on Day 5

Ranchi: Steve Smith on Monday said India’s inability to bowl Australia out on the final day of the drawn third cricket Test will be hurting the hosts and the momentum will be with the visitors going into the series deciding final Test in Dharamsala

Firstpost

Virat Kohli blames softness of ball for ineffective spin bowling in India’s drawn third Test against Australia

India captain Virat Kohli said his spinners could have been more effective in the drawn third test against Australia but for the softness of the ball used in the contest. Having reduced Australia to 63-4 in the final morning after taking a 152-run

Daily Mail

India vs Australia: Teams’ impressive display in Ranchi Test merits a better pitch in Dharamshala

Having watched two teams bat for 347 overs in their respective first innings over four days, almost surprisingly, this game was set up for an exciting finish as the final day in Ranchi got under way. India had batted for 210 overs to get themselves a

Firstpost

Ranchi Test: Marsh, Handscomb thwart India’s plans of going 2-1 up

NEW DELHI: Piece of magic is what Australia needed. Piece of magic is what Australia got. Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb used their bats like magic wands and batted out 62 overs that included a wicketless second session to force a draw for Australia …

Times of India

Handscomb, Marsh inspire Australia’s great escape

Australia’s bold aspiration for a series win in India that would defy both history and logic remains tantalisingly alive after they kept India’s bowlers at bay for a full day to force a draw few dared foresee. A result that means the four-Test campaign

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Australia frustrate India to secure draw

Resolute rearguard action by Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh helped Australia escape with a draw against India on the final day of the third test in Ranchi. Australia’s Shaun Marsh plays a shot. Photo: PHOTOSPORT. The series remains 1-all with the …

Radio New Zealand

Live coverage of day five of the 3rd Test between Australia and India

UNLIKELY hero Shaun Marsh and youngster Peter Handscomb have played the innings of their lives to save the third Test in Ranchi. The left-handed Marsh (53) and right-handed Handscomb (72 no) batted through the second session to help draw the Test …

Herald Sun

Defiant Handscomb and Marsh do Australia proud

Australia will go into the series deciding fourth and final Test on a huge high after Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh had played the innings of their lives yesterday at Ranchi. Skipper Steve Smith and a determined Matt Renshaw opened proceedings on the …

The Roar

India vs Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara-Wriddhiman Saha Partnership Best I Have Seen: Virat Kohli

Pujara (202) and Saha (117) steered India to 603 for nine against Australia and gave the team a substantial 152-run lead in the third cricket Test, which eventually ended in a draw. Edited by Dattaraj Thaly. Read Time: 4-min. India vs Australia

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India vs Australia 3rd Test ends in a draw: Match highlights, video, scorecard

Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb’s monumental effort helps Australia draw third Test, series remains tied 1-1. By: Express Web Desk | Ranchi | Updated: March 20, 2017 4:38 pm. India managed to pick only six Australian wickets. (Source: Reuters).

The Indian Express

Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh produce one of the greatest saves in Australia Test history

PETER Handscomb and Shaun Marsh have engineered one of the great saves in Australian Test history to push an all-time epic series to a thrilling decider. The third Test in Ranchi will go down as a draw, but for an Australian team on the ropes, this

dailytelegraph.com.au

Sometimes I feel really bad for Cheteshwar Pujara: Virat Kohli

Man of the match Cheteshwar Pujara batted a record 525 minutes in his 202-run knock in India-Australia Test in Ranchi. “You know what a valuable player he (Cheteshwar Pujara) is for us. He is the most composed player we have in the team,” said Virat …

Deccan Chronicle

India v Australia: Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh defy expectation, grinding Aussies to unlikely third-Test draw

Led brilliantly by Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb, Australia has held on for a stunning draw in the third Test against India. After starting the day in a precarious position, it was left to Australia’s once-maligned middle order to rescue the game

ABC Online

Australia’s Smith says Handscomb, Marsh repaid his faith

RANCHI, India, March 20 (Reuters) – Australia skipper Steve Smith said Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh lived up to his expectations after the middle order batsmen scripted the team’s great escape in the drawn third test against India on Monday.

Eurosport.com AU

A rare draw after a 150-plus deficit

2008 The previous time an overseas team saved a Test after facing deficit of 150-plus runs in the first innings in India – England in Mohali, after India led by 151. In this Test, Australia suffered a first-innings deficit of 152 runs. The only other

ESPN

IN PICS: Pujara, Saha, Jadeja put India on top

See the best images from day four of the third Test between India and Australia at Ranchi. Sport360 staff. by Sport360 staff 19th March 2017. article:19th March 2017. Facebook. Twitter. Google Plus · Email · Linked · Pinterest. More. Facebook. Twitter.

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Smith proud as ‘magnificent plans’ come off

Steven Smith believes “momentum” is with Australia and India would be “hurting” after a day-five resistance mission in Ranchi kept the series level at 1-1. Australia refused to crumble on the final day – just like the pitch, despite some dire pre-Test

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