The Test Series against India will go down to a deciding fourth test after honours were shared by the sides in the draw at Ranchi.

Australia battled doggedly  on the final day to hold off a hard charging Indian side with Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh combining for a game saving partnership of 124 runs in an all important 373 balls.

After the match, skipper Steve Smith (pictured) was full of praise for the pair for the way they held off the aggressive Indian attack on the final day.