As per the latest cricket updates, the Australia cricket team is in a very strong position against India in the second test match played at the SCG ground.
The captain of the Australian team Michael Clarke and former captain Ricky Ponting cracked hundreds and took their team on a safe zone.
The home side is in full command at this stage and having a lead of 291 runs with the total of 482 for 4 at stumps on Wednesday.
Captain of the home side, Clarke hits a superb double century against India today and was batting on 251, his best test score and the highest by an Australian at the SCG, with Mike Hussey on 55 at stumps.
Earlier, former captain Ricky Ponting scored 134 ended a century drought that stretched back to January 2010 when he scored 209 against Pakistan in Hobart.
Since then, Australia’s greatest test run scorer had gone 34 innings without reaching the milestone.
No Indian bowler was able to get wickets; the only successful bowler from India was Zaheer Khan, taking 3 wickets for 106 runs.
Indian captain MS Dhoni looked helpless as he was not able to stop Australia batting attack.
India 1st innings: 191 (M.S. Dhoni 57 not out; James Pattinson 4-43, Ben Hilfenhaus 3-51).
Australia 1st innings: 482-4 (Michael Clarke 251 not out, Ricky Ponting 134; Zaheer Khan 3-106).