India vs Australia: Ashwin’s six-fer guides India to 75-run win over Australia

Bengaluru, Mar 07 2017 (Fikrokhabar/Sources): Ravichandran Ashwin picked six wickets as India bowled Australia out for 112 runs in the second innings to win the second Test by 75 runs in Bengaluru on Tuesday. Having set the visitors a target of 188 runs to win, Indian bowlers made the most out of a favourable bowling track as the Australian batsmen crumbled under pressure. Ashwin finished with figures of 6/41, while Umesh Yadav picked two crucial wickets for the hosts. Ishant Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja both grabbed a wicket each.

After starting the day from their overnight total of 213/4, India looked on course to put up a big target for Australia to chase. However, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc struck within quick intervals as India suffered another late batting collapse.

The hosts lost their last six wickets for just 36 runs to fold their innings at 274. Cheteshwar Pujara top-scored with 92 runs,while Ajinkya Rahane scored a crucial 52. Hazlewood finished with six wickets for the visitors.