India’s Ravichandran Ashwin is embraced by his captain Ajinkya Rahane after the draw. Photo / AP

India pulled off one of the great test cricket escapes, clinging on for a draw on the final day of the third test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

While their eventual finishing score looks routine – finishing five wickets down – it belies the incredible resistance shown by the Indian batsmen to keep the series tied at 1-1.

With three genuine tail-enders and an injured Ravindra…

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