<p>The home team is still 261 runs away from the target with Travis Head and Tim Paine at the crease. There are four sessions left in the fourth Test with a chance of rain looming around. Australia have five wickets in hand to survive the tough four sessions in Melbourne.</p>
<p>Australia opener Shaun Marsh, who scored eight runs in the first innings, was dismissed by Jasprit Bumrah in the second over for just three runs. Spinner Ravindra Jadeja made the 399-run chase even tougher for the Aussies after he took the scalp of other opener Marcus Harris (13) in the 10th over</p>.
<p>Earlier, Mayank Agarwal scored a 42-run knock and Rishabh Pant contributed with 33 runs as India declared their second innings at 106/8, 398 runs ahead of Australia. Pat Cummins claimed a career-best 6/27, while Josh Hazlewood chipped in with two wickets for Australia. On the third day, Jasprit Bumrah had registered a record-breaking six-wicket haul as India bowled out Australia for paltry 151 runs.</p>
<p>However, the hosts fought back with quick wickets in India’s second innings. Australia restricted India to 54/5 at stumps on Day 3 with Mayank Agarwal and Rishabh Pant on crease. Currently, India are in command and eyeing a crucial 2-1 lead in the four-Test series.</p>