Australia 74/2 at Stumps on Day 3 still trail by 192 runs

Australia will cover to fight a rearguard battle to keep the second Test against India in Hyderabad, after losing early wickets late on day 3 stumps.

At the end of the Day 3 Australia where 74 for 2 in its second innings, tourists still trailing by 192 runs with two days left. Earlier, Australia's bowlers fight back, as India lost 9 wickets for just 116 to be bowled out for 503.

Australia's openers David Warner and Ed Cowan made a good start on a rotating deck, with an opening stand of 56 runs before Warner tried to sweep Ravichandran Ashwin and was removed for 26 runs.

Ashwin also removed Phillip Hughes on same manner. Cowan and number four Shane Watson survived remain at stumps, with Cowan unbeaten on 26 and Watson on 9 with a huge six.

India had resumed Day 3 on 1 for 311, and the visitors struggled early to stop the partnership between Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara, which reached 370 runs before Glenn Maxwell made the breakthrough before lunch. Vijay scored  167 runs.

Pujara scored his second double ton soon after, before dismissed to a Xavier Doherty catch off the bowling of James Pattinson for 204 runs. India was 3 for 400 at lunch, but the 2nd session maxim a stream of wickets fall, as Maxwell and Doherty take advantage of rising turn and bounce.

MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli then put on 56 runs for the fifth wicket, before Dhoni was caught by Xavier Doherty off Glen Maxwell for 44 runs. For Australia, Maxwell claimed 4 for 127, Doherty take 3 for 131, Pattinson got 2 for 80 and Peter Siddle had 1 for 92.

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