Cheteshwar Pujara slams 17th Test ton, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma register fifties as India declare at 443/7 on Day 2 [Photos]

Catch the key moments from Day 2 action of the third Test between India and Australia being played at MCG.

FirstCricket Staff December 27, 2018 14:11:43 IST
Cheteshwar Pujara stole the limelight yet again on Day 2 of the MCG Test as he reached his 17th Test ton, and his second on this tour. He finished with 106 made off 319 balls which is indicative of his grit and resolute mindset. AP
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Cheteshwar Pujara stole the limelight yet again on Day 2 of the MCG Test as he reached his 17th Test ton, and his second on this tour. He finished with 106 made off 319 balls which is indicative of his grit and resolute mindset. AP
We saw a cautious Virat Kohli in this innings. Kohli scored 82 off 204 balls at a strike rate of 40.20. His innings came to an end courtesy of Mitchell Starc. His 170-run stand with Cheteshwar has put India in a commanding position in this Test. AP
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We saw a cautious Virat Kohli in this innings. Kohli scored 82 off 204 balls at a strike rate of 40.20. His innings came to an end courtesy of Mitchell Starc. His 170-run stand with Cheteshwar has put India in a commanding position in this Test. AP
Rohit Sharma must be a relieved man in the dressing room after he scored an unbeaten 63 off 114 balls. He was looking set for a big one before Virat Kohli decided to call it a day in the innings and declared on 443. AP
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Rohit Sharma must be a relieved man in the dressing room after he scored an unbeaten 63 off 114 balls. He was looking set for a big one before Virat Kohli decided to call it a day in the innings and declared on 443. AP
Australia had yet another difficult outing in the middle as they struggled to pick wickets. Nathan Lyon (extreme right) himself had a tough day as he bowled 48 overs in the innings and ended up with just 1 wicket. Australia, in all, could manage to pick just 7 of the Indian wickets. AP
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Australia had yet another difficult outing in the middle as they struggled to pick wickets. Nathan Lyon (extreme right) himself had a tough day as he bowled 48 overs in the innings and ended up with just 1 wicket. Australia, in all, could manage to pick just 7 of the Indian wickets. AP
Australia's Marcus Harris is batting on 5 with his opening partner Aaron Finch on 3. The hosts scored 8 runs without losing any wickets till the stumps on Day 2 and are currently 435 runs behind India. AP
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Australia's Marcus Harris is batting on 5 with his opening partner Aaron Finch on 3. The hosts scored 8 runs without losing any wickets till the stumps on Day 2 and are currently 435 runs behind India. AP