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IND Vs AUS, 2nd Test: India takes lead of 82 runs

In Cricket, India were 277 for 5 against Australia at stumps on Day 2 of the second Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground. India has took a significant lead of 82 runs.

Skipper Anjinkya Rahane led from the front and scored 104 runs. Ravindra Jadeja played a cameo with a gritty knock of 40 not out. Hanuma Vihari with 21, Shubman Gill 45, Cheteshwar Pujara 17 also contributed remarkably.

For Australia, the pacer duo Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins claimed two wickets each whereas spinner Nathan Lyon took one. The hosts were all out for 195 runs in their first innings.

India trail 0-1 in the series after going down by eight wickets in the opening day-night test in Adelaide.

Scores:

Australia 1st innings: 195 all out in 72.3 overs

India 1st innings: 277 for 5 in 91.3 overs (Ajinkya Rahane 104 not out; Mitchell Starc 2/61, Pat Cummins 2/71).

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