Rain washed out the third session of the second day of the fourth and final Test at the Gabba here on Saturday with India going to stumps at 62 for two in reply to Australia’s 369 in the first innings.India lost both their openers early as they went to tea at 62 for the loss of Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma’s wickets before heavy downpour caused a deluge in the outfield. While rain stopped, the ground-staff could not drain off the water and make the ground fit for resumption of play. Play will resume half an hour early on the third day to make up for the lost overs. India vs Australia 4th Test 2021 Day 3 Live Streaming Online on DD Sports, Sony LIV and Sony SIX: Get Free Live Telecast of IND vs AUS on TV, Online and Listen To Live Radio Commentary.
Both the Indian wickets fell in the second session. Shubman Gill was caught at second slip by Steve Smith off the bowling of Pat Cummins when the team score was 11 while Rohit Sharma, who looked good for his 74-ball 44, was caught at long on off the bowling of Nathan Lyon after adding 49 for the second wicket with Cheteshwar Pujara. IND vs AUS 4th Test 2021: Rohit Sharma After Being Criticised by Sunil Gavaskar for Throwing His Wicket Away With Irresponsible Shot, Says ‘That Shot Gets Me Runs, I Will Keep Playing It’.
Earlier, Australia were bowled out for 369 in their first innings before lunch. The hosts lost their last five wickets for 58 runs. Pace bowlers T Natarajan and Shardul Thakur, and off-spinner Washington Sundar took three wickets each. Resuming at the overnight 274/5, Australia lost Tim Paine (50) at 311 and then Cameron Green (47) at 313. Nathan Lyon and Mitchell Starc added 39 for the ninth wicket.