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Left-arm spinner Steve O’Keefe took 12 wickets in the match to help Australia beat India by 333 runs on Saturday as the tourists took a 1-0 lead in the four-test series between the world’s top-ranked sides.

India, who went into the contest on a 19-match unbeaten streak, were skittled out for 107 in their second innings, chasing a mammoth victory target of 441 in a test that lasted less than three days.

O’Keefe took six wickets for 35 runs in both innings to record his maiden test 10-wicket haul.

Scoreboard at close of play on the third day in the first Test between India and Australia on Saturday in Pune, India.

India v Australia scoreboard

Australia 1st innings 260 (M. Renshaw 68, M. Starc 61; U. Yadav 4-32)

India 1st innings 105 (L. Rahul 64; S. O’Keefe 6-35)

Australia 2nd innings (Overnight: 143-4)

D. Warner lbw b R. Ashwin 10

S. Marsh lbw b R. Ashwin 0

S. Smith lbw b Jadeja 109

P. Handscomb c Vijay b R. Ashwin 19

M. Renshaw c I. Sharma b J. Yadav 31

M. Marsh c Saha b Jadeja 31

M. Wade c Saha b U. Yadav 20

M. Starc c Rahul b R. Ashwin 30

S. O’Keefe c Saha b Jadeja 6

N. Lyon lbw b U. Yadav 13

J. Hazlewood not out 2

Extras (b-4 lb-9 nb-1) 14

Total (all out, 87 overs) 285

Fall of wickets: 1-10 D. Warner,2-23 S. Marsh,3-61 P. Handscomb,4-113 M. Renshaw,5-169 M. Marsh,6-204 M. Wade,7-246 S. Smith,8-258 M. Starc,9-279 N. Lyon,10-285 S. O’Keefe

Bowling

R. Ashwin 28 – 3 – 119 – 4

R. Jadeja 33 – 10 – 65 – 3

U. Yadav 13 – 1 – 39 – 2

J. Yadav 10 – 1 – 43 – 1(nb-1)

I. Sharma 3 – 0 – 6 – 0

India 2nd innings (Target: 441 runs)

M. Vijay lbw b O’Keefe 2

L. Rahul lbw b Lyon 10

C. Pujara lbw b O’Keefe 31

V. Kohli b O’Keefe 13

A. Rahane c Lyon b O’Keefe 18

R. Ashwin lbw b O’Keefe 8

W. Saha lbw b O’Keefe 5

R. Jadeja b Lyon 3

J. Yadav c Wade b Lyon 5

I. Sharma c Warner b Lyon 0

U. Yadav not out 0

Extras (b-8 lb-4) 12

Total (all out, 33.5 overs) 107

Fall of wickets: 1-10 M. Vijay,2-16 L. Rahul,3-47 V. Kohli,4-77 A. Rahane,5-89 R. Ashwin,6-99 W. Saha,7-100 C. Pujara,8-102 R. Jadeja,9-102 I. Sharma,10-107 J. Yadav

Bowling

M. Starc 2 – 2 – 0 – 0

N. Lyon 14.5 – 2 – 53 – 4

S. O’Keefe 15 – 4 – 35 – 6

J. Hazlewood 2 – 0 – 7 – 0

Referees

Umpire: Richard Kettleborough

Umpire: Nigel Llong

TV umpire: Richard Illingworth

Match referee: Chris Broad

Result: Australia won by 333 runs

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