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India vs Australia, 4th Test: Australia hold the edge at the SCG

Indian tail fought back after wickets of Kohli and Saha but Australia seized back the momentum with late charge in the day.

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Indian captain Virat Kohli was the first wicket to fall on Day 4. He could only muster seven runs to his overnight score of 140. (Source: AP)

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Wridhiman Saha fought it out in the middle before he edged a Josh Hazlewood delivery. (Source: AP)

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Australia were heading towards a big lead but Ashwin and Bhuvneshwar Kumar had other plans. The duo added 65 for the 8th wicket and Ashwin scored a fighting fifty in the process. (Source: )

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Coming out to bat in the second essay, Australia were off to the worst possible start. Ashwin, introduced with the hard new ball, scalped Warner cheaply. (Source: Reuters)

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Watson too had no answers to the turn and bounce Ashwin was extracting from the strip. The all-rounder chopped a Ashwin delivery back on to his stumps and made the long walk back for 16. (Source: Reuters)

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While Ashwin maintained pressure from one end, the seamers released from the other. Steve Smith was all at ease in the middle and scored runs at a brisk pace before he was trapped in front by Shami for 71. (Source: Reuters)

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Smith was ably supported by Chris Rogers, who added another fifty to his name. The gritty opener was fluent in the middle on Day 4 (Source: AP)

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Rogers and Smith departed but Haddin continued the assault. The right-hander was positive from the word go and was severe on anything loose from the Indian bowlers. (Source: AP)

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Joe Burns gave him good company as he blasted 66 runs off 56 balls. During their partnership, Australia scored runs with a run rate of 10. (Source: AP)

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Australia's lead swelled to 348 runs as the day came to a close. India now have to survive the whole day to save the Test if declaration comes overnight. (Source: AP)