Siddle puts Australia in box seat

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Paceman Peter Siddle took 5 for 49 as Australia again dominated India on the third day of the fourth and final Test in Adelaide. The tourists began on 61-2 in reply to the hosts' 604-7 and despite a maiden Test century from Virat Kohli – last man out for 116 – they were dismissed for 272.

Australia, who did not enforce the follow-on, were 50-3 by the close, 382 ahead and looking to close out a 4-0 series whitewash.

Earlier, Sachin Tendulkar's now long-running quest for a 100th international century was again frustrated when he added only 13 runs to his overnight 12 before he edged Siddle to Ricky Ponting at second slip.