Jadeja shines as Australia post 276

Bengaluru, March 6 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja clinched a six-wicket haul as Australia were dismissed for 276 runs in their first innings on the third day of their second Test against India here on Monday.

Jadeja registered figures of 6/63 while off-spinner Ravichandra Ashwin got two wickets. Fast bowlers Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma got one wicket each.

The visitors now have a lead of 87 runs.

Shaun Marsh top scored for Australia with 66 while 20-year-old opener Matt Renshaw got 60.

Brief scores:

Australia (First Innings): 276 (Shaun Marsh 66, Matt Renshaw 60; Ravindra Jadeja 6/63) vs India (First Innings): 189.

–IANS

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