After bowling out Australian team for a total 260 in the first innings, Indian team suffered some early jolts as their top order got dismissed cheaply. Team India are struggling at 44 for 3 with their three crucial top order batsmen including Murali Vijay, Pujara and Kohli back into the pavilion.
Opener K L Rahul is still at the crease along with Rahane and is looking pretty much solid after playing some stupendous shots against the Australian bowling.
Earlier, Australian team managed to make 260 runs in their first innings with the help of half centuries from Renshaw and Starc. No other batsmen looking in good form apart from these two so as to counter the spinning conditions at Pune.
Umesh Yadav was the leading wicket taker for the Indian team with four wickets to his name and was then followed by Ashwin who managed to bag three crucial Australian wickets.