Australia hit back with 146 run win over India in 2nd Test at Perth
Australia beat India by 146 runs in the 2nd Test today at Perth. India only managed another 28 runs, losing their remaining 5 wickets, and were bowled out for 140 in their 2nd innings.
Australia 326 (Marcus Harris 70, Aaron Finch 50, Travis Head 58; Ishant Sharma 4-41, Jasprit Bumrah 2-54, Hanuma Vihari 2-53, Umesh Yadav 2-78) and 243 (Usman Khawaja 73; Mohammed Shami 6-56)
India - 283 (Virat Kohli 123, Ajinkya Rahane 51; Mitchell Starc 2-79,Nathan Lyon 5-68) and 140 (Mitchell Starc 3-46, Nathan Lyon 3-39)
Result – Australia won by 146 runs
"It’s really good to get a little bit of reward" – Tim Paine is delighted after Australia secured their first win under his captaincy.#AUSvIND REACTION ??https://t.co/mcBnICKCoP pic.twitter.com/zV4fWMpG4H— ICC (@ICC) December 18, 2018
Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins took 2 wickets apiece this morning and Nathan Lyon, who was voted man of the match, the remaining wicket, dismissing India for just 140.
All eyes are now on the 3rd Test starting on Boxing Day, December 26th, with the two sides level at 1-1 in the 4 match series.
Australia - Aaron Finch, Marcus Harris, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, Tim Paine(c)(wk), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood
India - KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant(wk), Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah
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