Cheteshwar Pujara played the perfect sheet anchor role for India on Day 3 of the Ranchi Test against Australia on Saturday. Showing amazing application, Pujara scored his 11th Test century to keep the Aussies at bay. Pujara’s hundred could not have come at a better time. The failure of Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane mounted additional pressure on Pujara. Can the Saurashtra batsman carry on the good work with Wriddhiman Saha today? Catch Day 4 live cricket score of India vs Australia here. (LIVE SCORECARD | WHERE TO SEE LIVE STREAMING)

10:09 hrs IST: A cracking boundary from Cheteshwar Pujara and he moves on to 142.
IND 385/6

10:05 hrs IST: O’Keefe is using the same ploy as yesterday. He is constantly pitching the ball outside the leg stump to utilize the cracks in that area. IND 380/6

10:03 hrs IST: It has been a quiet start to the day as both the batsmen are playing quite cautiously. IND 379/6

9:56 hrs IST: The 50-run partnership between Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha comes up. IND 378/6

9:50 hrs IST: 135 overs gone. India are 375 for the loss of 6 wickets.

9:44 hrs IST: It has been a good start for Cummins as the pacer is generating a lot of pace from the get go! IND 368/6

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9:37 hrs IST: More misery for Cummins as Saha gets a boundary on the very next ball. IND 366/6

9:36 hrs IST: It was a close call as Wriddhiman Saha was given out LBW! But the review showed that the ball was missing the leg stump. Saha survives! IND 362/6

9:30 hrs IST: Steve O’Keefe to bowl the first over of the day. IND 361/6

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9:26 hrs IST: The conditions are quite overcast and it can assist the bowlers to get more movement from the pitch. IND 361/6

9:19 hrs IST: Cheteshwar Pujara (65.07) has the second best batting average by any Indian batsman in Test cricket history.

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9:06 hrs IST: All eyes will also be on Pat Cummins who was the best bowler for Australia on Saturday with figures of 4/59.

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8:59 hrs IST: Cheteshwar Pujara (130*) will be looking to play a big innings today as a good lead will be extremely crucial in this encounter.

8:55 hrs IST: Welcome to Day 4 of the third Test match between India and Australia in Ranchi!

The Ranchi Test is interestingly poised after a hard day’s play on Saturday. Pujara’s innings ensured that the hosts were willing to fight it out after Australia put 451 runs on the board after winning the toss.

Pujara was batting on 130 at stumps, the first century by an Indian batsman in the four-Test series, having spent nearly seven hours at the crease to consolidate his team’s position in the contest. Wriddhiman Saha was giving him company on 18 with India still 91 runs behind.

“We’re still ahead of the game but they are getting closer every over… we’ll be coming out pretty strong tomorrow,” said Australia’s bowling coach David Saker after Day 3’s play. That sums up the mood of this Test match, played without a major controversy so far.

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