Perth Test: India need 175 runs more to win against Australia
Australia set a target of 287 runs for India
Perth: On the Fourth day of Perth Test, Aussies scored 243 runs. India were able to put 112 on board with loss of 5 wickets.
In the second innings, Australia were all out for 243 runs. Shami took 6 wickets, his career-best. Bumrah took 3 wickets and Ishant Sharma took 1 wicket.
Usman Khawaja(72) scored highest for Australia in second innings.
In India’s second innings, K Rahul’s poor form continued. He returned to the pavilion without scoring any runs. Vijay(20) and Kohli(17) looked good for a while, but Lyon outsmarted both in quick succession. Rahane and Vihari steadied the innings, but Rahane was soon caught out by Head.
By stumps, Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant had scored 24 and 9 respectively. India need to score 112 runs with 5 wickets in hand.
For the hosts, Lyon and Hazelwood took 2 wickets each and Starc took 1 wicket.