Ranchi: Australia were 83-4 in their second innings at lunch on the fifth day of the third cricket Test against India here today.
Peter Handscomb (4) and Shaun Marsh (15) were at the crease at the break with Australia still trailing by 69 runs to avoid an innings defeat.
Australia 1st innings: 451
India 1st innings: 603/9d
Australia 2nd innings: 83/4 in 36 overs (Shaun Marsh 15 batting; R Jadeja 3/22).