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India vs Australia Live Score and Commentary, India v Australia Test Series 2017

Australia 300/10 & 137/10
India 332/10 & 106/2 (23.5 ov) Run rate 4.51
Refresh India win by 8 wickets
Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Lokesh Rahul 51 76 9 0 67.11
Ajinkya Rahane 38 27 4 2 140.74
Bowler O M R W Econ
Steve O'Keefe 4.5 1 22 0 4.55
Nathan Lyon 5 0 19 0 3.8

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 10:44 | Published: Mar 29, 2017 13:47

India vs Australia Live Score and Commentary

And, it ends! A 13-Test home season saw the Indian team shoot down England, New Zealand, Bangladesh and Australia in convincing fashion, although the last in the list did manage to give India some tough competition. At Dharamsala, an all-round display helped India retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, with interim captain Ajinkya Rahane leading the side with aplomb, getting the best out of each player. 

From debutant Kuldeep Yadav to Ravindra Jadeja, everyone contributed to break down Australia's resistance, amidst the heavy doses of sledging. The men in white now go for a well-deserved break, but not for long, for most of them will return in T20 avatar for the IPL, set to start in just over a week. We will be back with a comprehensive coverage of IPL 2017, with the first match starting on April 5. Till then, it is a goodbye from us! 
23.5 Steve O'Keefe to Lokesh Rahul. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Lyon.
23.4 Steve O'Keefe to Ajinkya Rahane. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Hazlewood.
23.3 Steve O'Keefe to Lokesh Rahul. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Lyon.
23.2 Steve O'Keefe to Lokesh Rahul. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pulling, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade.
23.1 Steve O'Keefe to Lokesh Rahul. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Hazlewood.
OVER
23
Runs Scored: 7
Bowler: Nathan Lyon
Score after 23 overs: 102/2(rr 4.43)
Over Summary: . 1 lb 1 1 .
22.6 Nathan Lyon to Ajinkya Rahane. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to backward square leg for no runs, fielded by Warner.
22.5 Nathan Lyon to Lokesh Rahul. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Hazlewood.
22.4 Nathan Lyon to Ajinkya Rahane. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for 1 run, fielded by Lyon.
22.3 Nathan Lyon to Ajinkya Rahane. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot glancing, hit pad past fine leg for 4 runs.
22.2 Nathan Lyon to Lokesh Rahul. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to cover for 1 run, fielded by Lyon.
22.1 Nathan Lyon to Lokesh Rahul. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Handscomb.
OVER
22
Runs Scored: 6
Bowler: Steve O'Keefe
Score after 22 overs: 95/2(rr 4.32)
Over Summary: . 2 . . 4 .
21.6 Steve O'Keefe to Ajinkya Rahane. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by O'Keefe.
21.5 FOUR! Steve O'Keefe to Ajinkya Rahane. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, past fine leg for 4 runs.
21.4 Steve O'Keefe to Ajinkya Rahane. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Handscomb.
21.3 Steve O'Keefe to Ajinkya Rahane. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Maxwell.
21.2 Steve O'Keefe to Ajinkya Rahane. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, inside edge to backward square leg for 2 runs, fielded by Hazlewood.
21.1 Steve O'Keefe to Ajinkya Rahane. Stock ball half volley, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by O'Keefe.
OVER
21
Runs Scored: 5
Bowler: Nathan Lyon
Score after 21 overs: 89/2(rr 4.24)
Over Summary: 1 . 4 . . .
20.6 Nathan Lyon to Lokesh Rahul. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, hit pad to short leg for no runs, fielded by Handscomb.
20.5 Nathan Lyon to Lokesh Rahul. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to mid off for no runs, fielded by Hazlewood.
20.4 Nathan Lyon to Lokesh Rahul. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Handscomb.
20.3 FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Lokesh Rahul. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs.
20.2 Nathan Lyon to Lokesh Rahul. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Handscomb.
20.1 Nathan Lyon to Ajinkya Rahane. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by O'Keefe.
OVER
20
Runs Scored: 13
Bowler: Pat Cummins
Score after 20 overs: 84/2(rr 4.20)
Over Summary: 6 6 1 . . .
19.6 Pat Cummins to Lokesh Rahul. Short, outside off stump ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade.
19.5 Pat Cummins to Lokesh Rahul. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Cummins.
Venue: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
Match Start Time: Saturday, March 25, 2017, 09:30 AM IST