Shilpa C, Student, Apeejay Institute Of Mass Communication

Laxman, struggling for form in Australia, played spinner Nathan Lyon off the back foot to short mid-wicket for 35 leaving night watchman Ishant Sharma surrounded by 10 close in fielders.Virendra Sehwag blasted 12 fours in a rollicking 62 off 53 balls. Tendulkar again missed out on his elusive 100th international hundred when he was caught close to the wicket by Ed Cowan off Lyon for 13. At the close on the fourth day, India were 166 for six, trailing by 333 runs with Sharma on two and Wriddhiman Saha yet to score. Lyon ended the day with three for 57 off 19 overs.