India vs Australia: India beats Australia by 137 runs to take 2-1 lead in the series

India vs Australia: India beats Australia by 137 runs to take 2-1 lead in the series

India beat Australia by 137 runs and takes 2-1 lead in the four-Test series here on Sunday.
 
In Chasing a target of 399, Australia were all out for 261 in the post-lunch session after the first session was washed out due to intermittent showers.
 
India needed 4.3 overs to take the final two wickets as Jasprit Bumrah (3/53) finished with a match-haul of 9 for 86. Ishant Sharma (2/40) took the final wicket of Nathan Lyon as India won their 150th Test match.
 
Ravindra Jadeja (3/82) and Mohammed Shami (2/71) also provided support as Pat Cummins’ (63) was the highest scorer for Australia in either of the innings.
 
Scores: India 443/7 decl and 106/8 decl.
 
Australia 151 and (target 399) 261 in 89.3 overs (Pat Cummins 63, Jasprit Bumrah 3/53, Ravindra Jadeja 3/82).
 
This is the first time that India have won the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne and the first time since 1981 that they have won a match at the MCG.



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