Pujara Hits A Ton, India In Balance

Chateswar Pujara becomes savior for India, when the team struggles to give tough competition to opposite teams. The Mr defendable scored a ton in the third test match against Australia. India is at 303/4, is giving tough fight to Aussies with Pujara and Karun Nair at the crease.

India lost Murali Vijay at the stroke of lunch after the opener and Cheteshwar Pujara had built a strong platform on the third morning in Ranchi, aided by a strong dose of good fortune when both batsmen might have been out in the space of two balls. Their stand was worth 102 when Vijay advanced unsuccessfully to O'Keefe.

Captain Virat Kohli disappointed once again by getting out cheaply after scoring just 6 runs. Ajinkya Rahane too disappointed by scoring only 14 runs in a flat pitch, where bowlers getting not much support from the pitch.

India still are trail by 148 runs with 6 wickets remaining in the 1st innings.