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India win Boxing Day Test to retain Border–Gavaskar Trophy

AS IT HAPPENED: Day five at the MCG

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MATCH STREAM: Macquarie Sports Radio App, Macquarie Sports Radio website or Cricket Australia website

TODAY’S LINE-UP from 10:00am AEDT, 9:00am AEST: Tim Lane, Bruce Eva, Tom Morris, Mike Hussey, Ian Chappell, Darren Lehmann, John Emburey, Glenn McGrath and Brad Hodge

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ALL OVER!

India has beaten Australia by 137 runs, retaining the Border–Gavaskar Trophy and taking a 2-1 lead into the final Test at the SCG, beginning on Thursday.

After rain washed out the entirety of the first session, play finally began at 12:55pm but Australia only lasted 27 before being bowled out.

13,197 attended the final day’s play, bringing the total match attendance to 176,539

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LUNCH CALLED

An early lunch has been taken at 12:15pm AEDT, meaning the earliest play can begin is at 12:55pm local time.

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Rain has delayed the start of play on day five, with no ball bowled in the scheduled first hour.

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THE BUILD UP

Welcome to the final day of the Boxing Day Test!

Chasing 399, Australia will resume at 8-258 with Nathan Lyon (6*) and Pat Cummins (61*) holding on.

India need just two wickets to win the match and retain the Border–Gavaskar Trophy while Australia need one thing – rain.

How long can Australia hold out or will India wrap up the match quickly this morning?

Join us from 10am local time (9am AEST) for all the action from the MCG.

AS IT HAPPENED: Day five at the MCG
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