India vs Australia 3rd Test Melbourne: It was a lethal bouncer by Jasprit Bumrah at the stroke of Day 2 that Marcus Harris took his eyes off the ball and it hit him on his helmet. The batsman was cleared of any injury but he immediately was given a new helmet as his helmet cushioned the blow. Once he was hit, every player gathered around him to see if everything was okay. Meanwhile, Australia has not lost a wicket at stumps on Day 2, the two Australian openers Aaron Finch and Marcus Harris managed to survive.
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Earlier in the day, Cheteshwar Pujara has hardly put a foot wrong during his another incredible knock in India’s ongoing tour to Australia. Pujara displayed zen-like focus, exuded brilliant confidence and showed unmatched determination as he slammed his 17th Test hundred in the third Test against Australia at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Thursday. With this knock, Pujara also completed the milestone of scoring 2000 Test runs away from home.
The highlight of Puajra’s innings is that he played Australia’s best bowler of the series – Nathan Lyon superbly. He was quick on his feet while taking on Lyon, judged his length perfectly to either defend stoutly or use his bat like a rapier to drive on either side of the wicket. Pujara’s ton also put him alongside the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane to score a hundred on the Boxing Day Test at the MCG.
Meanwhile, Kohli missed out on his 26th ton by 18 runs, but he surpassed Rahul Dravid to register the most runs in overseas Tests as an Indian n a calendar year.