With Australian bowling at its best and on top Josh Hazlewood speed and control of pace in the morning session on a pitch which offered wholesome bounce to the pacemen.
Hazlewood was rewarded for constantly attacking the line outside the off-stump when Murali Vijay edged him to Matthew Wade to depart for 11.
India were 248 for 6 in their first innings, trailing Australia by 52 runs at stumps on day two of the 4th and final Test in Dharamshala today. Ravindra Jadeja on 16 and Wriddhiman Saha on 10 were at the crease. Nathan Lyon claimed four wickets in the final session to halt India’s progress and help restrict the hosts to 248 for six on the second day of the fourth and final Test in Dharamsala on Sunday. When hosts were 157 for two, and with the dependable Cheteshwar Pujara and stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane looking set in the middle, India appeared to have the upper hand but Lyon (4-67)wrecked the batting after the tea break.India are on second day at trail of 52 runs in comparison to Australia’s first innings total of 300 this test is the decider of the four-Test series now is at level at 1-1.
Earlier, Australia were 300 all out in their first innings. .