Australia were 81 for four in their second innings at tea on the third day of the first cricket Test against India here today.

Australia, thus, take an overall lead of 132 runs over India with six wickets still in hand. Earlier, India were bowled out for 282 in their first innings reply to Australia's 333.

Brief Scores:

Australia: 333 & 81 for four in 26 overs (Ricky Ponting 33 not out, Mike Hussey 29 not out; Umesh Yadav 3/24).

India 1st innings (Overnight 214 for 3): 282 all out in 94.1 overs (Sachin Tendulkar 73, Rahul Dravid 68, Virender Sehwag 67; Ben Hilfenhaus 5/75, Peter Siddle 3/63).