Usman Khawaja and skipper Tim Paine were batting on 41 and eight runs respectively as Australia clinched a slight advantage after posting 132/4 in their second innings at stumps on the third day of the second Test against India in Perth on Sunday. The hosts now have a 175-run lead against India. Earlier in the day, India resumed from their overnight score of 172/3 and India skipper Virat Kohli‘s classic centurion knock helped the visitors post a total of 283 runs on the board before being bowled out. Australia had posted 33/0 at tea, with Aaron Finch, who was batting on 25, forced to retire hurt just before the break after being hit on his hand by a Mohammed Shami’s delivery. (LIVE SCORECARD)


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Live Score Updates Between India vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 4 Straight From Perth.

07:25 IST: Marcus Harris was struck on the head on Day 3 of the second Test. Here’s a look at what Jasprit Bumrah’s bouncer did to the helmet.

07:17 IST: Good news for Australia!

07:15 IST: Here’s a look at the pitch!

07:10 IST: Hello and welcome to the live updates from Day 4 of the second Test between India and Australia.

The Indian fast bowlers hit back with four wickets in the final session. Shami ended the day with figures of 2/23 while fellow pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma bagged a wicket each. Earlier, off-spinner Nathan Lyon was the most successful of the Australian bowlers with figures of 5/67 as India were dismissed a short while after lunch.

The visitors were boosted by a sublime century by skipper Kohli who scored 123 runs off 257 balls with 13 boundaries and a six over third man. It was a crucial knock in difficult circumstances and contained bucket loads of grit and determination as well as pure class. India had lost Kohli’s fellow overnight batsman Ajinkya Rahane right at the start of the day. Rahane could not add to his overnight score of 51.