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A draw for decider

DNMUM385250 | 3/21/2017 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :862

Australians Handscomb, Marsh grind it out to deny India win in third Test as series remains 1-1 going into final encounter

Ranchi: Ranchi’s favourite son MS Dhoni arrived to watch Test match action in his city for the first time on Monday after captaining Jharkhand in the Vijay Hazare Trophy in New Delhi until Sunday. However, his presence in the stadium was not enough to inspire India to force a victory.
Even the presence of captain Virat Kohli for almost the entire duration of the Australian innings, after he was out of the field for nearly 100 overs in their first essay, could not do wonders to an Indian victory.
Kohli’s bowlers could not be faulted for not trying. They did everything they could including bringing Ravichandran Ashwin from the Southern end that can be called Jadeja end, for he took all his wickets in this match — nine of them
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