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India v Australia, 1st Test, Day 5: as it happened


Cricketnext Staff,Cricketnext
Feb 26, 2013 at 10:56am IST

Facing a 192-run deficit after MS Dhoni's 224, the tourists eked out a 40-run lead with one wicket remaining on day four in Chennai.

India's spinners grabbed nine wickets for 175 runs in 65.5 overs to set up hopes of a four-day victory, but were left frustrated by a stubborn last-wicket stand of 57 between Moises Henriques and Nathan Lyon.

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Australia found themselves battling for survival in the face of a 192-run deficit following India's surge to 572, and India were lifted by R Ashwin's five wickets, but Henriques and Lyon ensured the match would go into the final day.

India v Australia, 1st Test, Day 5: as it happened

MS Dhoni's double century, R Ashwin's match haul of 12 wickets and Virat Kohli's hundred were the highlights of India's comprehensive victory.

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