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India draw Sydney Test against Australia with efforts of Vihari, Ashwin INDvAUS
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India draw Sydney Test against Australia with efforts of Vihari, Ashwin

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Jan 2021, 01:04 pm

Sydney/IBNS: Riding on the herculean task by injured Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin, India drew the third Test against Australia while chasing a target of 407.

India scored 334/5 in the second innings.

Hanuma Vihari scored 23 off 161 balls while Ashwin survived 128 balls to score 39, drawing the Test.

Earlier, India were smelling a victory with the splendid batting of Rishabh Pant and Chesteshwar Pujara.

While Pant fell for 97 missing his Test hundred, Pujara was bowled out by Josh Hazlewood for 77.

Scoring 244 and 312/6 dec. in two innings, Australia had set a target of 407 for India.

The four-match Test series is now 1-1 with one contest to spare.