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Virat Kohli will be the main man for India on Day 5 of the fourth Test against AustraliaReuters

The 4th Test in Sydney between Australia and India is set up perfectly. If India decide to go for the win, it will open up a definite win result for Australia as well, and knowing Virat Kohli, there is a pretty good chance that the Indians will go for that victory by looking to chase down a fourth innings target which has never been chased down ever at the SCG.

That Adelaide meltdown will be in the minds of India when they head into Day 5 of this fourth Test match, but having already surrendered the series 2-0, does it really matter if they go down 3-0 as long as they do that fighting?

Kohli is the kind of captain who really does not know safe, and with Australia likely to declare overnight, leaving India to chase 348 on a wearing Sydney pitch, the final day of this engrossing Test match promises to be a humdinger.

Australia, led by, who else but Steven Smith raced their way to 241 for six in 40 overs to close out Day 4, and with their own series victory wrapped up, it is widely expected that the skipper will not play it safe this time around and put in that declaration overnight, giving his bowlers 90 overs to bowl India out on the fifth day.

"The wicket spun and I think it will only get harder to bat on as the game goes on," said Joe Burns who scored a blitzkrieg of a half-century on Friday. "I'm sure we're going to create 10 opportunities, it's just a matter of taking all ten.

"I think with the spin in the wicket, spin will play a major factor but we also saw some variable bounce and reverse swing."

The final target might have been less had India bowled better, with only R Ashwin really coming to the party in the Australia second innings, as the pace bowlers disappointed, again.

"We definitely leaked a lot more runs than we'd have liked to. They played a few good shots and we started poorly with the new ball," said Ashwin, who picked up four of the six Australian wickets.

"The game could have been different given the way we applied pressure initially, the ball was spinning and coming out of my hand well. Ideally I would have liked a bit more control from the other side.

"We picked up wickets but were leaking 15-16 runs from the other end and that didn't help our cause. But it's gone now and we have to look forward."

Looking forward, one can only hope India make a game of it on Day 5, because they always have the option of going back to block, block and block if things go pear-shaped.

Where to Watch Live

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The final day of the 4th Test match is scheduled for a 10.30 am local time (5 am IST, 11.30 pm GMT, 6.30 pm ET) start with live TV coverage in India on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 3 (Hindi) and Star Sports HD1. Viewers in India can also watch the match online via free live streaming on or via the Starspors Live Pro option..

Watch the fourth Test match live in Australia on Channel 9, while the option to live stream is on Cricket Australia Live or the Cricket Australia Live App. Viewers in the UK can catch Day 5 of the 4th Test live on Sky Sports 2, or via live stream on Sky Go or Watch Sky Sports.

The fifth day of the Test match can be watched live by viewers in the USA on Willow TV while the match can also be live streamed on Willow TV Online. Audience in the Middle East and North Africa can catch day five live on OSN or via live streaming online on OSN Play.

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