Australia didn't throw in the towel though and engineered a collapse when India came out for their second essay.
Team India won the historic MCG Test and gained a 2-1 lead.
Regardless, he'll also be looked on to perform with the bat given Australia's middle-order woes, as they seek to stop India from becoming the first team from Asia to win a Test series in the country.
Recently hubby Virat Kohli took to his Instagram handle to share sweet photos with wifey Anushka Sharma and we bet this will make your day! It turned out to be sizeable total in the context of the game, after winning the toss and batting first.
"He's very disappointed with the fact that he's not able to recover in time but the things have been laid out to him about what needs to be done to get back to full fitness".
If one of the sharpest batting analysts in the country could not be convinced that Finch's leaky technique would survive against the new ball at shield level, what chance has he got in Test cricket against two of the most potent quicks to visit this country in many years? They followed that up with a dramatic win against Australia in a controversial Test series that included the infamous Sandpapergate in Newlands. Without a doubt, the pick of the Indian bowlers so far.
Australia cricket coach Justin Langer yesterday admitted that he feels like a "director of a soap opera" as speculation grew around the futures of banned Steve Smith and David Warner.
The West Indies showed fine form on home soil with a win against Bangladesh and a draw against Sri Lanka.
"To be honest that's about the same amount of overs that you'd budget for most Test matches". Unapologetically passionate about indie music and the South Australian Redbacks, Daniel's chief cricketing achievement was to dismiss Wisden Almanack editor Lawrence Booth in the 2010 Ashes press match in Perth - a rare Australian victory that summer. The left-handed opener has scored 3,698 runs Down Under at a rate of 59.64.
The issue of Australia's next captain will become an issue again soon enough.
While reverse swing is obviously beneficial, so too is convention hoop with the new ball but even that hasn't been as easy to pull off in recent times and it is something that has got people talking. It his second-best Test average after that against West Indies. If they want to play to preserve the lead, India might choose differently. India put up a big total and then put pressure on Australia.