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Australia 369/10 & 294/10 (75.5 ov)
India 336/10 & 4/0 (1.5 ov)
Current Run Rate 0
Stumps - Day 4 - India need 324 runs.
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India don't need to dive deep into the history books for inspiration. Their friendly neighbours Pakistan scored 450 in the fourth-innings here in 2016, chasing 490. Yes, the pitch has about four cracks; yes, the highest score chased on this venue is 236; yes, Australia haven't lost here in 31 years; and yes they have Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon in their ranks - but it's been a series full of aberrations and India are carrying with them a rare spirit, making for a sumptuous Day 5. They need 324 runs from a potential 98 overs tomorrow, save for rain. There are few things in life worse than waking up at 5 AM, but tomorrow there will be only a few things better than that. That's it from me, Vasisht, and my buddy Prashant. See y'all tomorrow and remember: you snooze, you lose. 
Shardul Thakur got the ball up and swinging, often late, and used the short ball well especially to Green and Paine who were stitching a decent partnership together. From 196/5, Australia did manage to add almost 100 to get to 294. Safe to say the lower order did frustrate but it's hardly surprising considering they don't really have any bunnies to speak of. Once the lead got past 300, one thought the declaration was imminent but Paine chose not to and the last wicket added 20 bonus runs, which also happened to give Siraj's first fifer in test cricket. Both teams walked out with a smile - that pretty much tells the story. 
The day began somewhat ominously for India as Warner looked to do a Warner and take an Indian win out of the equation very quickly. That man Washington got one to go with the arm and got his team back into the thick of it limiting David to a score of 48. Every bowler contributed then on - even the wicketless Natarajan and Saini showed heart. Smith played a special little counter-attacking knock with wickets falling around him. At one stage it looked like he was going to get a big one and put his team in an untouchable position but as we've seen so often this series, something always seems to give, and it did with a Siraj special which sent Smith back.
STUMPS on Day 4. It's official.
A very tricky phase usually this for the openers with the lights on and overcast condition and Rohit Sharma ad Shubman Gill might not be too concerned with a break like this and possibly it being stumps as well.
5 pm local time, 12:30 PM IST: 30 minutes left till the official call off time and no news yet of conditions improving
If play doesn't resume by 1:00 PM IST (5:30 PM local), it will be stumps on day 4. From what we're hearing, apart from the rain, the skies are dark. Unlikely to see play resume, but it's been the summer of surprises. Keep you posted. 
We'll come back with news about play soon. India need 324 runs to win. Till then, take a look at Rishab Pant's rendition of "spiderman spiderman" from behind the wicket. Guess that's what happens when you have webbings in your hands.
Having said that, the light does look a bit dodgy. It's dark to say the least. 
The covers are out here but it doesn't look heavy. 
The floodlights are on at the Gabba! Josh gets some shape away and finds those areas right away. Nothing shocking from the pitch yet but there is some zing. And as I say that, rain comes in. 
1.5 Josh Hazlewood to Shubman Gill, OH! Good-length ball just outside the off-stump and in the corridor of uncertainty and Gill watches it closely as he leaves that one well.
1.4 Josh Hazlewood to Shubman Gill, short of a good-length on stump line and Gill is on his crease as he blocks it to the leg side.
1.3 Josh Hazlewood to Shubman Gill, short of a good-length on stump line and Gill is back in his crease as he defends this one back to the bowler
1.2 Josh Hazlewood to Shubman Gill, full-length ball outside the off-stump, trying to induce the drive and Gill is happy not to play at that one.
1.1 Josh Hazlewood to Shubman Gill, short of a good-length on stump line and Gill is on his back foot as he blocks this one out to the leg side
Sharma takes his assuredness against pace from the 1st dig to the second. His timing on that drive was better than a swiss-made watch. Hazlewood takes the ball from the other end.
Over: 1 | Summary: 0 0 0 0 4 0 Bowler: Mitchell Starc Score: 4/0
0.6 Mitchell Starc to Rohit Sharma, full-length ball on stump line and Rohit is behind this one as he defends this one out.
0.5 Mitchell Starc to Rohit Sharma, SHOT! FOUR! Full-length ball outside the off-stump and it's a classic Hitman special as he just leans into the drive and eases it to the cover boundary.
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