India v Australia: Peter Handscomb & Shaun Marsh help tourists hold out for draw

Peter Handscomb (left) and Shaun Marsh
Third Test, Ranchi (day five):
Australia 451 & 204-6: Handscomb 72 not out, S Marsh 53, Jadeja 4-54
India 603-9 dec: Pujara 202, Saha 117, Vijay 82, Rahul 67, Cummins 4-106
Match drawn

Australia batted through the final day to force a draw in the third Test against India in Ranchi.

The tourists began day five on 23-2, still trailing India by 129, after the hosts declared on 603-9 in response to Australia’s first innings 451.

They slumped to 63-4 before Peter Handscomb (72 not out) and Shaun Marsh (53) added 124 for the fifth wicket.

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