India vs Australia, 4th Test, Day 5 Live: Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne steady Australia after early wicket

India vs Australia 4th Test Live: India are aiming for victory in the fourth and final Test against Australia.© BCCI

IND vs AUS, 4th Test, Matchday 5 live score updates: Travis Head is joined by Marnus Labuschagne on the crease after Australia lost the wicket of Matthew Kuhnemann on day five of the fourth Test against India. India would aim to turn things in their favor on Monday when the Australian team go out at bat, recovering with the score of 3. Fly-half Matthew Kuhnemann and Travis Head will be responsible for keeping the guests in the game. Australia trail the team led by Rohit Sharma by 88 points. On Sunday, Virat Kohli hit 186 as India posted a total of 571 in response to Australia’s 480, taking a 91 run lead in the first inning. Besides Kohli, Shubman Gill also hit a century (128 runs) for India in the innings. The hosts lead the four-game series 2-1. (LIVE SCORECARD)

Here are the live updates from Day 5 of the 4th Test match between India and Australia, straight from the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad:

  • 10:41 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: FOUR

    FOUR !!! Marnus Labuschagne brings a change in momentum and hits a limit delivery from Ravichandran Ashwin. Labuschagne makes good use of the feet and puts them in the middle of the wicket for a four.

    AUS 37/1 (21.3 overs)

  • 10:31 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: FOUR

    FOUR !!! Travis Head hits a perfect edge of Ravindra Jadeja’s delivery. Head unleashes a smashing shot for offside after Jadeja delivers a short ball. The ball beats all defenders and simply goes for a four.

    AUS 31/1 (20.4 overs)

  • 10:24 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: FOUR

    FOUR !!! Marnus Labuschagne gets his first limit of the day on Ashwin’s delivery of Ravichandran. Labuschagne strikes hard into the deep central wicket as the ball goes for a four-way bounce. Brilliant shot from the Aussie batter.

    AUS 26/1 (18.5 overs)

  • 10:10 a.m. (IST)

    India vs Australia live: Maiden finished by Shami

    Australia are advancing cautiously into the game after the dismissal of Matthew Kuhnemann. Mohammed Shami successfully delivers a young girl and controls the flow of shopping. The Indian team are looking desperately for another wicket to get the better of Australia.

    AUS 20/1 (14 overs)

  • 10:02 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: Interesting Stat

    After scalping the wicket of Matthew Kuhnemann, Ravichandran Ashwin unlocked a uique cap. The Indian all-rounder has fired all 15 Australian batters at least once in this series.

    AUS 17/1 (13 overs)

  • 09:51 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: OUT

    OUT!!! Ravichandran Ashwin gives India their first breakthrough of the day by knocking out Matthew Kuhnemann for 6. Ashwin hits Kuhnemann’s pads as the ref signals LBW out. Travis Head suggests Kuhnemann not go for DRS and Australia loses their first wicket.

    AUS 14/1 (10.4 overs)

  • 09:40 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: FOUR

    FOUR !!! Travis Head joins the party and gets a limit delivery from Mohammed Shami. Head brilliantly places a shot to the back square leg as the ball crosses the boundary line for a four. Good head shot.

    AUS 12/0 (7.2 overs)

  • 09:36 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: FOUR

    FOUR !!! Matthew Kuhnemann hits the first boundary of the day on Ravichandran Ashwin. Kuhnemann gently places it next to the slide as the ball races towards the boundary rope. Axar Patel tries but his leg hits the rope and Australia gets a four.

    AUS 8/0 (6.4 overs)

  • 09:33 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: We’re On

    The first game session of Day 5 begins with Travis Head and Matthew Kunhemann opening for Australia. For India, Ravichandran Ashwin will play the first for India. Australia will start their innings at 3/0.

  • 08:47 (IST)

    India vs Australia live: the WTC final in play

    The Indian team is aiming for a place in the World Test Championship final against Australia. A victory in today’s match will seal their place in the showpiece event. Apart from that, their qualification also depends on the ongoing test match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand.

  • 08:45 (IST)

    India vs Australia live: India watch quick wickets

    After finishing their innings at 571 on Day 4, India will be looking for fast wickets on Day 5, in order to register a win in the final Test of the four-game series.

  • 08:38 (IST)

    India vs Australia Live: Hello

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Day 5 of the fourth and final Test match between India and Australia, straight from the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Stay tuned for all live updates.

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