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India vs Australia, Live Cricket Score, 3rd Test in Melbourne, Day 5: India win by 137 runs, take 2-1 lead

Dec 30, 08:11 AM (IST)

That's it from us at In.com! We hope you enjoyed the match as much as we enjoyed updating you :) We'll see again for the Test at Sydney on January 3, 2019. Until then, goodbye and have a happy new year!

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Dec 30, 08:10 AM (IST)

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Dec 30, 08:03 AM (IST)

Most overseas Test wins for Indian captains:

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Virat Kohli - 11

Sourav Ganguly - 11

MS Dhoni - 6

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Dec 30, 08:01 AM (IST)

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Dec 30, 07:57 AM (IST)

This win is India first Test victory at the Melbourne Cricket Grounds since 1981. This is India's 150th Test win, which makes them the fifth team to achieve this feat. 

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Dec 30, 07:55 AM (IST)

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Dec 30, 07:55 AM (IST)

With the win at Melbourne India now lead the series and retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a game still to spare. At this stage, Australia will want to level the next match at Sydney, but of course, India will not allow that. Winning the series will be a big achievement for Kohli and Co. as India has never won a series in Australia.

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Dec 30, 07:48 AM (IST)

Ishant does it! There goes the Nathan Lyon and India take a 2-1 lead in the series. India win by 137 runs.

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Dec 30, 07:44 AM (IST)

Ohh disaster! Australia's last hope Pat Cummins departs for an incredible 63 runs. Bumrah gets the breakthrough once again for India as Cummins edges to Pujara at slip. Josh Hazelwood is in.

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Dec 30, 07:43 AM (IST)

Bowlers who scored a century:

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Stuart Broad - 169 against Pakistan in 2010

Ravi Ashwin -103 against West Indies, 2011

Jayant Yadav - 104 against England in 2016

Shaun Pollock  – 111 Against Sri Lanka, 2001

Lance Klusener – 102* Against India, 1997

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Dec 30, 07:27 AM (IST)

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Dec 30, 07:24 AM (IST)

So here it begins. Only Pat Cummins and the rain stand between India and victory.

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Dec 30, 07:24 AM (IST)

The covers are off as the rain has subsided. We've lost 11 overs today, so a maximum of 71 overs will be bowled.

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Dec 30, 06:58 AM (IST)

The past year has been awesome for women in sports. Here are some of the most outstanding achievements made by female sports stars in 2018.

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Dec 30, 06:45 AM (IST)

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Dec 30, 06:16 AM (IST)

2018 has been a busy year for cricket and with it came a number of controversies. Here are some of the most infamous ones.

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Dec 30, 05:52 AM (IST)

Hey there! If you've dozed off, rest assured that you haven't missed anything. Except for the rain of course, which is back.

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