Day 4: India hold for draw in Test
Sydney: The fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia ended in a draw after the visitors, chasing a target of 349, signed off at 252 for seven on the fifth day here today.
Australia, thereby, won the series 2-0 as the third Test in Melbourne had also ended in a draw.
Australia: 572/7d & 251/6d
India: 475 & 252/7 in 89.5 overs (Murali Vijay 80, Virat Kohli 46, Mitchell Starc 2/36).
Australia 1st innings: 572 for seven decl
India 1st innings: 475
Australia 2nd innings (overnight 251 for 6)
|C Rogers||c Raina b Kumar||56|
|D Warner||c Vijay b Ashwin||04|
|S Watson||b Ashwin||16|
|S Smith||lbw b Shami||71|
|S Marsh||c Vijay b Ashwin||01|
|J Burns||c Yadav b Ashwin||66|
|B Haddin||not out||31|
|R Harris||not out||00|
Extras: (B-2, LB-2, NB-2) 6
Total: (For 6 wkts decl; 40 overs) 251
Fall of wickets: 1-6, 2-46, 3-126, 4-139, 5-165, 6-251.
Bowling: Bhuvneshwar Kumar 8-0-46-1, R Ashwin 19-2-105-4, Mohammed Shami 6-0-33-1, Unmesh Yadav 3-0-45-0, Suresh Raina 4-0-18-0.
India 2nd innings:
|M Vijay||c Haddin b Hazlewood||80|
|L Rahul||c Warner b Lyon||16|
|R Sharma||c Smith b Watson||39|
|V Kohli||c Watson b Starc||46|
|A Rahane||not out||38|
|S Raina||lbw b Starc||00|
|W Saha||lbw b Lyon||00|
|R Ashwin||lbw b Hazlewood||01|
|B Kumar||not out||20|
Extras: (B-4, LB-8) 12
Total: (For 7 wkts; 89.5 overs) 252
Fall of wickets: 1-48, 2-104, 3-178, 4-201, 5-203, 6-208, 7-217.
Bowling: Mitchell Starc 19-7-36-2, Ryan Harris 13-3-34-0, Nathan Lyon 30.5-5-110-2, Josh Hazlewood 17-7-31-2, Steven Smith 2-0-7-0, Shane Watson 8-2-22-1.