India declared first innings at 443 for 7 with Pujara scoring his 17th ton in Test Cricket. Rohit Sharma dropped once, score half century and remained not out.
Virat declared to test Aussie openers but could not get a breakthrough. Australia were 8 without loss. With a odd ball keeping low India could be in good position if bowlers keep good line and length. The wicket reminds us of 1981 Melbourne wicket where balls were keeping quite low and Kapil took five for to beat Australia who were chasing 140 odd to win in fourth innings were Bowled out few runs short of target for 83 . India drew the series with that win in which GR Vishwanath scored a crucial hundred.