India vs Australia, 3rd Test: Virat Kohli's men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh managed to salvage a draw for Australia against India on the final day of the third Test in Ranchi.

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India vs Australia, 3rd Test: Virat Kohli's men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi
India vs Australia 3rd Test Virat Kohlis men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

Indian team captain Virat Kohli greets teammates after the third Test between India and Australia ended in a draw at the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) Stadium complex in Ranchi. AFP

India vs Australia 3rd Test Virat Kohlis men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

Australia's captain Steven Smith raises his bat and helmet to celebrate scoring a century during the first day of their third test cricket match against India in Ranchi. AP

India vs Australia 3rd Test Virat Kohlis men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

After Steve Smith's masterclass, Glenn Maxwell raises his bat and helmet to celebrate scoring an emotional century on the second day against India in Ranchi. AP

India vs Australia 3rd Test Virat Kohlis men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

Australia's wicketkeeper Matthew Wade successfully stumps out India's Murali Vijay on 82 during the first innings of Virat Kohli's India on the third day in Ranchi. AP

India vs Australia 3rd Test Virat Kohlis men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

Australia's Pat Cummins runs to celebrate the dismissal of India's captain Virat Kohli who has struggled to settle in this series so far. AP

India vs Australia 3rd Test Virat Kohlis men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

India's Cheteshwar Pujara looks skywards as he raises his bat and helmet to celebrate a crucial century on the fourth day against Australia. AP

India vs Australia 3rd Test Virat Kohlis men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

Yes, there was a bit of sledging too! Australia's Nathan Lyon gestures to India's in-form Wriddhiman Saha on the fourth day. AP

India vs Australia 3rd Test Virat Kohlis men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

This was surely the highlight of the match! Australia's captain Steven Smith applauds as India's Cheteshwar Pujara celebrates scoring his second double hundred against Australia. AP

India vs Australia 3rd Test Virat Kohlis men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

And Kohli was not behind when it came to sledging. Captain Virat Kohli gestures towards Australia's Matt Renshaw as he runs to celebrate the dismissal of David Warner early on the fourth day. AP

India vs Australia 3rd Test Virat Kohlis men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

Sir for a reason! Ravindra Jadeja was on fire as he celebrates the dismissal of Australia's Nathan Lyon with Virat Kohli during the fourth day. AP

India vs Australia 3rd Test Virat Kohlis men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

Australia were feeling the heat on the fifth day as India's captain Virat Kohli and teammates appeal unsuccessfully for the dismissal of Glenn Maxwell. AP

India vs Australia 3rd Test Virat Kohlis men share spoils with Steve Smith and Co in Ranchi

But finally, it was Peter Handscomb whose match-saving unbeaten 72 and a crucial partnership with Shaun Marsh guided Australia to a draw against India.

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