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Australia v India: fourth Test, day four – live!

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12.23am GMT

19th over: Australia 75-0 (Harris 33, Warner 37) Unplayable from Thakur, who hits some irregular spot on the pitch and makes the ball do voodoo. It’s a straight ball at the pads, maybe a touch of inswing, so Warner is looking to play to midwicket with a closing bat face. But after pitching the ball lurches towards the off, and bounces big, flying past the bat handle more than the outside edge, and clearing middle and off stump. Such is Warner’s singlemindedness at the crease though that he just taps the next ball to cover and takes a run. Harris adds two more.

12.19am GMT

18th over: Australia 72-0 (Harris 31, Warner 36) A couple of runs to Warner, who reaches outside his off stump and flicks Sundar across the line to deep midwicket, a real IPL stroke. Then plays a similar shot with more force behind it, and the hobbled Navdeep Saini has to chase it back to the rope for three more runs. Then it’s Harris’ turn, reaching wide and getting a slightly edgy late cut away fine for four. Forget that part about keeping the runs down. Seven from the over, the lead is 105.

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