Boxing Day Test: India on top after frustrating day two for Australia

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Ishant's first delivery was a no-ball but he was soon asking nagging questions of Finch, the man he bowled for a duck in the series-opener in Adelaide. We take a look at all the numbers from a topsy-turvy day where 15 wickets fell.

Jasprit Bumrah headlined India's dominance on the third day with 6/33, his best figures in Test cricket, to give India a massive 292-run first innings lead.

"I don't think too much about people who discuss my action", he said.

"It's still game on if we bat really well and then back up and bowl well and put India under a lot of pressure", he said.

"They will continue to monitor the area for remaining days of the Test".

Harris, having copped a thunderous bouncer blow to the helmet from Bumrah on Thursday, was out hooking another short ball from the same paceman. This is a young batting group and they are working hard.

A stoic Pujara had been unflappable in his 319-ball innings until Pat Cummins sent down a rocket that stayed low, breached his defence and clattered into the stumps.

They've done it at the level below, all of them are the best (Sheffield) Shield players and majority have done it for Australia before.

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Bumrah surprised one and all with a slower ball that flummoxed Shaun Marsh just before lunch and the pace bowler revealed that it was Rohit Sharma's idea.

Australia's leading spinner finally got a reward in his next over, trapping vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane lbw for 34 as the pitch started to show signs of variable bounce which could spell trouble for the home batsmen.

But yet another dropped catch robbed Lyon of the chance of a wicket when Rishabh Pant (39) slogged aerially, only for Cummins to drop a regulation catch attempt running in from long-on.

Ravindra Jadeja came and went for a two-ball 4 before he was caught behind off Josh Hazlewood, prompting the late declaration from Kohli.

Rohit would reach his half-ton in the final hour of play, as he and Pant produced a relatively staid partnership of 76 runs, before Pant holed out, top-edging Starc to Usman Khawaja at gully.

Pujara, who batted for a total of 11 hours at Adelaide Oval in a man-of-the-match effort that helped India to win the series opener, spent nearly eight hours at the crease during his second ton on tour.

BOWLING (to-date): Sharma 2-1-2-0; Bumrah 3-1-6-0; Jadeja 1-1-0-0.

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