Shane Warne reveals Australia's test weakness is actually their bowling

Bumrah takes six, India on top despite second-innings collapse

"So getting that management right and staying true to the management, so we can have him (Cummins) fit and firing - we've got to be strong with that because there's got to be a lot of people with different opinions as to whether they should play every game", he said. But there's so much cricket now.

"That's not very good at all and it is not good enough".

India captain Virat Kohli said his side had a great opportunity to make history by becoming the first India team to win a series in Australia. While there was a threat of rain, Kohli opted not to enforce the follow-on, thereby affording his bowlers a break and batted on for almost 38 overs in a bid to add 106 more runs to their lead. It has been tough, we probably got the worst of the conditions in this Test match and our first innings batting particularly was not up to the work we put into it.

"At times when the bowlers have done well and knocked a side over, Australia have actually made over 300 in the first innings", Warne said.

"The pressure is on to come out and make a decent score to try and not give up a big lead". However, he failed to bag a five-wicket haul this year with the best bowling figure of four for 35. For the same, he hinted that Cummins, Starc and Hazlewood may be rested in the ODI series against India ahead of the two Tests against Sri Lanka. The side maintained their numero-uno position in the rankings with 116 points after clinching a huge 137-run win over the Tim Paine-led side in the third Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday.

Virat Kohli praised the Ranji Trophy for the success of the side in Australia.

Cummins fires but India hold big Test lead
It looks like they want to bat long enough to only bat once, but just yet they haven't got enough runs to do that. To put that number in perspective, Pujara and Kohli's record 170-run partnership in the same match lasted longer.

"Our first-class cricket is incredible", said Virat Kohli in the post-match presentation when asked about India's journey in Test cricket on Sunday (December 30).

"We train very hard and we are used to bowling a lot of overs in Ranji cricket, so the body is doing well", he said.

Cummins, who has been Australia's best fast bowler in the first three Tests against India with 14 wickets at an average of 20.07, had earlier missed the ODI series in England and the two Tests against Pakistan in the UAE owing to injuries.

The Australian batsmen struggled against India's formidable pace trio of Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami. There were a lot of fine innings by the batsmen, fiery spell by the bowlers, great catches etc. on the field and off it, there were a lot of controversies in the year including the Sandpaper gate, Mithali Raj-Ramesh Powar saga etc. There might be times when it's a really good thing for them to be playing IPL.

Paine said: 'I think it's inexperience, it's pressure, it's India's bowling attack who are as good as probably most of these guys have ever faced'.

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