Virat Kohli declared India’s first innings closed on 622 for seven after tea on the second day of the fourth and final test against Australia on Friday.
Cheteshwar Pujara (193) and Rishabh Pant (159 not out) top scored for the tourists, who only need a draw at the Sydney Cricket Ground to secure a first series triumph in Australia.
India won the toss and elected to bat. India began the day with 303 for four wickets and piled on the runs in the opening two sessions.
With a 2 -1 lead i, the Indian team will be looking to seal the series.