BANGALORE: It was a modest fourth innings target only 188 on a promising batting pitch but Ashwin seems out of control as he grabbed six wickets for India stoping Australia in their tracks to win a fiery second Test. The four match series now stands level 1-1.
Seven Australian batsmen didn’t make it to the double figure with Smith topping Australian second innings for 28 runs.
Australia, needing 188 for victory, were bowled out for just 112 half-an-hour into the final session on day four at Bangalore’s M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Tempers frayed between the world’s top two ranked sides as the hosts bounced back from a humiliating opening Test defeat in Pune.
Ashwin (6-41), who bagged his 25th five-wicket haul in his 47th Test, took the final wicket of Nathan Lyon, caught and bowled for two.