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AUS Vs IND, 2nd Test: India Beat Australia By 8 Wickets

India thumped Australia by eight wickets in the second Test on the fourth day to level the four-match series 1-1 in Melbourne

December 29, 2020

Australia's Josh Hazlewood, left, congratulates Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane on winning the second cricket test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia. India defeated Australia by eight wickets to level the series at 1-1.

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India's Ajinkya Rahane holds his man of the match award after winning the second cricket test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia. India defeated Australia by eight wickets to level the series at 1-1.

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Australian players leave the field after losing the second cricket test against India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia. India defeated Australia by eight wickets to level the series at 1-1.

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India's Shubman Gill walks from the field after winning the second cricket test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Ajinkya Rahane, right, and teammate Shubman Gill embrace as they celebrate after winning the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia. India defeated Australia by eight wickets to level the series at 1-1.

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India's Ajinkya Rahane bats during the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia. India defeated Australia by eight wickets to level the series at 1-1.

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India's Shubman Gill plays a pull shot while batting during play on day four of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Ravichandran Ashwin, right, celebrates after bowling Australia's Josh Hazlewood during play on day four of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja, right, celebrates after taking the wicket of Australia's Matthew Wade during play on day three of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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Australia's Joe Burns sits on the pitch as he awaits a video review during play on day three of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Umesh Yadav celebrates after taking the wicket of Australia's Joe Burns during play on day three of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Jasprit Bumrah, left, is congratulated by teammates after dismissing Australia's Steve Smith during play on day three of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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Indian bowler MD Siraj, left, celebrates with teammate Cheteshwar Pujara after dismissing Australia's Travis Head during play on day three of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja appeals successfully for the wicket of Australia's Tim Paine during play on day three of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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Indian players celebrate the dismissal of Australia's Tim Paine during play on day three of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja gestures with his bat after reaching 50 runs during play on day three of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Ajinkya Rahane, left, celebrates after scoring a century as teammate Ravindra Jadeja watches during play on day two of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Ajinkya Rahane bats during play on day two of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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Australia's Steve Smith walks from the field after he was dismissed for no score during play on day one of the Boxing Day cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja, right, collides with teammate Shubman Gill, left, as he takes a catch to dismiss Australia's Matthew Wade during play on day one of the Boxing Day cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Jasprit Bumrah bowls during play on day one of the Boxing Day cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

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