India vs Australia: Aus following-on 6/0; play called off due to bad light

Tune in for updates from the fourth day of the fourth Test of the India vs Australia Test series in Sydney.

Marcus Harris of Australia castled by Ravindra Jadeja during day three of the fourth Test match between Australia and India at the Sydney Cricket Ground.   -  Getty Images

Hello and welcome to Sportstar's coverage of the fourth and final Test between India and Australia.

India and Australia have been involved in a slugfest of 11 series and here is a recap of how the series in Down Under, before the ongoing one, has panned out.

Day 4 updates:

Play was supposed to start 30 minutes early to compensate for the overs that were lost on Day three but rain and bad light meant the entire first session was lost. It forced the players to take an early lunch and when play resumed, India was on the money, with the second new ball.

Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah started the slide while Kuldeep Yadav claimed his second five-wicket haul (5/99) in six Test matches.

 

Australia is bowled out for 300 and with 322 runs behind, Virat Kohli enforced the follow-on and as Australia reached 6/0 bad light forced early tea and a break in the proceedings.

For the record, this is the first time Australia is following-on in a Test match, since 2005.

Play has been called off for the day. India will have another 98 overs, conditions permitting, to force an outright victory and claim the series 3-1.

The last instance of Australia following on in Australia was at the SCG in 1988 against England and out of Australia was against England in Trent Bridge in 2005.

India is all set for a maiden series win in Australia and let us take you back in time for some of memorable wins before this series. Click here to watch that!

The third day's play ended early as the rain came pelting down and it looks no different on the fourth day morning. The covers are on as the rain comes pelting down.

It was India's day at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Day Three as it inches closer to maiden a India vs Australia Test series win before bad weather stopped play. If you missed the action on Saturday, here is the REPORT.

Teams:

Australia (Playing XI): Marcus Harris, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, Tim Paine (w/c), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood

India (Playing XI): Lokesh Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (w), Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah