A chance came right at the start but Rishabh Pant dropped Usman Khawaja. The third day of the game will be crucial one for both the teams.
A little nick would've brought an end to this innings. Finch has a wary smile on his face on the other end. A loud appeal from the Indian camp doesn't interest the umpire. It is all happening here at the Adelaide Oval. Aaron Finch survives a scare. Ishant bowls an inswinger, Finch misses and gets rapped on the pads.
After being adjudged out, Finch takes the review and it was a front-foot no ball. What a cracking start we have. A minimum 50 overs remaining in today's play as Finch and Harris make their way out to the middle to begin the run chase.
Starc gets the last wicket as he dismisses Ishant for a duck. A well directed short ball couldn't be handled by Ishant and Finch at forward short leg takes an easy catch. A big wide down the leg side. Tim Paine gives it his all but is unable to stop it.
Valuable runs for India as they are crumbling down here. Lyon misses out on a hat-trick. A careless shot by Shami. He comes down the track and lifts Lyon over mid-wicket and finds Harris at the boundary.
India 9 down. Lyon is turning the game around for Australia.
Rahane attempts the reverse sweep, finds Mitchell Starc at the point. A five-wicket haul for Lyon. Rahane departs for a well-made 70 as India lose their eighth. R Ashwin departs in search of quick runs. Starc bowls a short delivery, Ashwin swivelled across on the pull, doesn't get on top of the bounce, as a result - the top-edge is found and it's straight down the throat of Marcus Harris at deep square leg.
After going for 18 in his last over, Lyon gets his revenge, dismisses Pant for This is huge. Pant goes through with the slog sweep and the ball is deposited into the crowd.
What an amazing start this is for the tourists. Flighted delivery from Lyon and Pant this time goes over the infield for a boundary. Catch it was the call but it was far from Pat Cummins.
A hat-trick of boundaries for the left-hander. Same delivery, same result and Pant has a smile on his face. Lyon is left frustrated.
Pant shimmies down the wicket and slams Lyon through the leg side for a boundary. It seems Pant has made up his mind to attack the Australian bowling unit.
Pant and Rahane come out to bat and Lyon to continue for Australia. India have a lead of runs. That will be Lunch on Day 4 at the Adelaide Oval. Pant measures the ball and pumps it towards the cow corner for a boundary. Lyon is not happy with himself.
Rohit Sharma's stay in the middle is cut short by Lyon, who takes his second wicket of the day. ROhit prods forward sin defence but the ball has enough bounce to hot him high on the bat and Peter Handscomb at silly point shows great anticipation and lunges forward to complete a one-handed catch.
India are five down. Half century for the vice-captain even as Rohit falls at the other end. Short delivery from Hazlewood and Rahane pulls it away with authority. The ball was floated up by Lyon and Rahane came down the track once again, got to the pitch and hoisted it over mid-wicket.
Rahane has looked in the zone in this innings. India extend their lead to Reward for Nathan Lyon and Pujara's terrific knock comes to an end.
Lyon gets the first breakthrough and the big fish as well. Pujara departs for a well-made Lyon hits the right patch and the ball gets enough bounce to hit Pujara on his gloves and Finch takes an easy catch at forward short leg.
Gets a huge round of applause from the fans as he walks off the field. And, Pujara departs after scoring Lyon picks his second wicket. Easily past mid-off but the ball stops just inside the fence.
Rahane gets three runs. Short and wide from Starc, the response from Pujara is a fiery slap-cut over backward point. The ball flies over the infield and reaches the fence in no time.