Australia level series with strong all-round showing

Australia batting 1st innings (toss: Australia, chose to bat)
Batsman Dismissal Runs (balls) 4s/6s SR
M Harris c Rahane b Vihari 70 (141) 10/0 49.64
A Finch lbw Bumrah 50 (105) 6/0 47.61
U Khawaja c Pant b U Yadav 5 (38) 0/0 13.15
S Marsh c Rahane b Vihari 45 (98) 6/0 45.91
P Handscomb c Kohli b I Sharma 7 (16) 0/0 43.75
T Head c Shami b I Sharma 58 (80) 6/0 72.50
T Paine (c & wk) lbw Bumrah 38 (89) 5/0 42.69
P Cummins b U Yadav 19 (66) 0/0 28.78
M Starc c Pant b I Sharma 6 (10) 0/0 60.00
N Lyon not out 9 (8) 0/0 112.50
J Hazlewood c Pant b I Sharma 0 (1) 0/0 0.00
Fall of wickets: 112/1 (A Finch, 35.2), 130/2 (U Khawaja, 45.6), 134/3 (M Harris, 48.2), 148/4 (P Handscomb, 54.1), 232/5 (S Marsh, 76.6), 251/6 (T Head, 82.1), 310/7 (P Cummins, 104.6), 310/8 (T Paine, 105.2), 326/9 (M Starc, 108.2), 326/10 (J Hazlewood, 108.3)
Extras: 19 (7 wides, 1 no-ball, 7 leg byes, 4 byes)
Total: 326/10 in 108.3 overs at 3.00 runs per over
India bowling 1st innings
Bowler Overs/Mdns Runs Wickets Economy
I Sharma 20.3/7 41 4 2.00
J Bumrah 26/2 53 2 2.03
U Yadav 23/3 78 2 3.39
M Shami 24/3 80 0 3.33
H Vihari 14/1 53 2 3.78
M Vijay 1/0 10 0 10.00
India batting 1st innings
Batsman Dismissal Runs (balls) 4s/6s SR
KL Rahul b Hazlewood 2 (17) 0/0 11.76
M Vijay b Starc 0 (12) 0/0 0.00
C Pujara c Paine b Starc 24 (103) 1/0 23.30
V Kohli © c Handscomb b Cummins 123 (257) 13/1 47.85
A Rahane c Paine b Lyon 51 (105) 6/1 48.57
H Vihari c Paine b Hazlewood 20 (46) 2/0 43.47
R Pant (wk) c Starc b Lyon 36 (50) 2/1 72.00
M Shami c Paine b Lyon 0 (1) 0/0 0.00
I Sharma c & b Lyon 1 (11) 0/0 9.09
U Yadav not out 4 (31) 0/0 12.90
J Bumrah c Khawaja b Lyon 4 (4) 1/0 100.00
Fall of wickets: 6/1 (M Vijay, 2.6), 8/2 (KL Rahul, 5.1), 82/3 (C Pujara, 38.2), 173/4 (A Rahane, 69.4), 223/5 (H Vihari, 85.3), 251/6 (V Kohli, 92.6), 252/7 (M Shami, 93.2), 254/8 (I Sharma, 95.2), 279/9 (R Pant, 105.1), 283/9 (J Bumrah, 105.5)
Extras: 18 (5 wides, 2 no-balls, 7 leg byes, 4 byes)
Total: 283/10 in 105.5 overs at 2.67 runs per over
Australia bowling 1st innings
Bowler Overs/Mdns Runs Wickets Economy
M Starc 24/4 79 2 3.29
J Hazlewood 21/8 66 2 3.14
P Cummins 26/4 60 1 2.30
N Lyon 34.5/7 67 5 1.92
Australia batting 2nd innings
Batsman Dismissal Runs (balls) 4s/6s SR
M Harris b Bumrah 20 (56) 2/0 35.71
A Finch c Pant b Shami 25 (31) 5/0 80.64
U Khawaja c Pant b Shami 72 (213) 5/0 33.80
S Marsh c Pant b Shami 5 (11) 1/0 45.45
P Handscomb lbw I Sharma 13 (14) 3/0 92.85
T Head c I Sharma b Shami 19 (49) 2/0 38.77
T Paine (c & wk) c Kohli b Shami 37 (116) 4/0 31.89
P Cummins b Bumrah 1 (6) 0/0 16.66
M Starc b Bumrah 14 (29) 3/0 48.27
N Lyon c Vihari b Shami 5 (10) 1/0 50.00
J Hazlewood not out 17 (25) 2/0 68.00
Fall of wickets: 59/1 (M Harris, 17.2), 64/2 (S Marsh, 20.5), 85/3 (P Handscomb, 25.1), 120/4 (T Head, 40.1), 192/5 (T Paine, 78.5), 192/6 (A Finch, 78.6), 198/7 (U Khawaja, 82.1), 198/8 ( P Cummins, 83.3), 207/9 (N Lyon, 86.5), 243/10 (M Starc, 93.2)
Extras: 15 (4 wides, 8 byes, 3 leg byes)
Total: 243/10 in 93.2 overs at 2.60 runs per over
India bowling 2nd innings
Bowler Overs/Mdns Runs Wickets Economy
I Sharma 16/1 45 1 2.81
J Bumrah 25.2/10 39 3 1.53
M Shami 24/8 56 6 2.33
U Yadav 14/0 61 0 4.35
H Vihari 14/4 31 0 2.21
India batting 2nd innings (target: 287 runs)
Batsman Dismissal Runs (balls) 4s/6s SR
KL Rahul b Starc 0 (4) 0/0 0.00
M Vijay b Lyon 20 (67) 3/0 29.85
C Pujara c Paine b Hazlewood 4 (11) 1/0 36.36
V Kohli © c Khawaja b Lyon 17 (40) 2/0 42.50
A Rahane c Head b Hazlewood 30 (47) 2/1 63.82
H Vihari c Harris b Starc 28 (75) 4/0 37.33
R Pant (wk) c Handscomb b Lyon 30 (61) 2/0 49.18
U Yadav c & b Starc 2 (23) 0/0 8.69
I Sharma c Paine b Cummins 0 (5) 0/0 0.00
M Shami not out 0 (0) 0/0 0.00
J Bumrah c & b Cummins 0 (3) 0/0 0.00
Fall of wickets: 0/1 (KL Rahul, 0.4), 13/2 (C Pujara, 3.5), 48/3 (V Kohli, 19.1), 55/4 (M Vijay, 21.5), 98/5 (A Rahane, 34.5), 119/6 (H Vihari, 46.6), 137/7 (R Pant, 53.4), 139/8 (U Yadav, 54.6), 140/9 (I Sharma, 55.3), 140/10 (J Bumrah, 55.6)
Extras: 9 (3 wides, 6 byes)
Total: 140/10 in 56 overs at 2.50 runs per over
Australia bowling 2nd innings
Bowler Overs/Mdns Runs Wickets Economy
M Starc 17/3 46 3 2.70
J Hazlewood 11/3 24 2 2.18
P Cummins 9/0 25 2 2.77
N Lyon 19/3 39 3 2.05

Key stats:

  • India suffered their 29th Test defeat on Australian soil, and 165th overall, losing the second Test at Optus Stadium in Perth by 146 runs.
  • Virat Kohli made his 25th Test century, a 257-ball 123 (13×4, 1×6), and became the second-fastest batsman in Test cricket to make 25 Test centuries. He has taken 127 innings to make so many centuries, only behind Don Bradman’s 68.
  • Captaining India for the 44th time in Test cricket, Kohli suffered his 10th defeat.

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