With Australia effectively on track to set an enormous goal for India to win the third Take a look at on the Sydney Cricket Floor, the guests face an uphill process to save lots of this Take a look at and cease the hosts from heading into the ultimate Take a look at at Brisbane with a 2-1 lead. Batting on Day three and Day Four on the SCG has been a tough affair to date, with uneven bounce. Add to that is India’s accidents woes — Ravindra Jadeja is not going to be batting within the second innings having been dominated out of the collection with a fractured thumb and Rishabh Pant nonetheless in ache on the Sunday morning after being hit on the elbow – the chances are stacked closely towards India. However, if there’s something the Ajinkya Rahane-led facet can take solace from, is the truth that the final time they batted within the fourth innings on the SCG, they managed to play almost 90 overs and rating 250 plus to save lots of the Take a look at in 2015.
India’s highest profitable run chase in Australia stays 233/6 on the Adelaide Oval in 2003.
This is a take a look at India’s highest fourth-innings totals in Australia
|4th innings Rating||Outcome||Floor||Begin Date|
On the SCG, India have performed the 4th innings of a Take a look at match solely thrice, managing to attract one and shedding two.
On the SCG, solely seven instances have a visiting facet chasing a complete, managed a win over Australia. The final of that win got here in 1979 when England chased a paltry 34. The best profitable chase by a visiting facet on the SCG stays England 194/5, means again in 1903.
|England||96/1||received||13 Dec 1897|
Total, the highest ever profitable chase in Australia stays South Africa’s epic 414/Four at Perth in 2008
(Stats Courtesy: Statsguru, ESPNCricinfo)