Steve Smith missed the chance of scoring a consecutive ton however, he guaranteed Australia was steering the ship as they set India 407 to win. India got off to a decent start as the team put on a 71-run for the opening partnership before Shubman Gill was out.
Rohit Sharma proceeded to score a splendid 50 but perished soon from the delivery of Pat Cummins. Captain Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara will presently hold the key as India desires to draw the SCG Test.
Pursuing 406, India has looked great so far. Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill have looked confident on the pitch.
On Sunday Mohammad Siraj indeed wound up in the line of fire on day four at the SCG. The Indian pacer reported to the umpire that he was racially assaulted by fans at Sydney. This comes a day after a grievance with respect to such an occasion was lodged by the BCCI.
Mohammad Siraj, who was close to the ropes approached his captain Ajinkya Rahane and had a word. From that point onward, the two moved toward umpire Paul Reifel. It would appear that a few words have been said to Siraj when he was positioned close to the ropes. Siraj likewise called attention to where the words were said. The police were additionally involved as they requested a group to leave the stand. Indeed, even two or three were moved before play continued.