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Australia v India: fourth Test, day five

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Mitchell Marsh has struggled to nail down a spot in the Australian Test side

The fourth day of the fourth Test match played at Sydney Cricket Ground saw India follow-on Australia in a rain curtailed day.

On Day 3 of the Sydney Test, Kuldeep picked up three wickets, breaking apart the Australian top order. A huge storm rolled in late Saturday, forcing play to finish half an hour early, and the overcast skies lingered into Sunday.

Catch all the live action from Day 5 of the fourth Test between India and Australia at Sydney here.

The first session was washed out due to rain and also there was no play after the tea break. Marcus Harris (2) and Usman Khawaja (4) were the unbeaten batsmen with Australia still trailing by 316 runs.

With a first series win in Australia now all but confirmed, India captain Virat Kohli enforced the follow-on, the first time Australia had been required to follow-on at home since 1988 against England.

India, needing only to avoid defeat to win the series, denied Australia any real possibility of a victory here by batting for almost two full days reaching 622-7 before declaring with Cheteshwar Pujara (193) and Rishabh Pant (159 not out) scoring hundreds.

Peter Handscomb, recalled for his ability to play spin, followed for 37 after adding nine runs to his overnight tally, dragging the ball onto his stumps to give quick Jasprit Bumrah his first wicket of the match. Lyon was adjudged LBW after being hit on the pad off a Kuldeep Yadav delivery.

India have enough runs to play with and they did decide to impose the follow-on, which meant this is the first time in 30 years Australia have had to follow on in a home Test.

Nathan Lyon struggled in the few balls he faced against Kuldeep Yadav and fell for a duck, before Mitchell Starc (29) and Josh Hazlewood (21) offered some cavalier batting at the death to boost Australia's total.

India's Kuldeep Yadav, second left, celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Australia's Nathan Lyon.

Ravindra Jadeja provided able support to Kuldeep from the other end picking up two wickets.

Yadav got his reward thereafter with Hazlewood trapped lbw on a close umpire's call, and the decision stayed in the wrist-spinner's favour despite DRS.

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