Smith, comfortably the leading scorer of the series, made 111 as he and David Warner, who scored 56, added 134 runs for the second wicket to help
Left-arm wrist-spinner Yadav, an inspirational selection in
Matthew Wade made 57 down the order to help
Openers Lokesh Rahul, who faced all six deliveries from Hazlewood, and Murali Vijay will hope to give
The hosts received a jolt even before a ball was bowled when regular skipper Virat Kohli was ruled out of the match with a shoulder injury he had sustained in the drawn third Test in
Bhuvneshwar Kumar, replacing fellow paceman Ishant Sharma, swung the first ball of the match to induce an edge from Warner, but Karun Nair spilled it at third slip.
Smith and Warner laid the foundation for a big first-innings total with a century partnership, during which Smith’s characteristic fluency contrasted Warner’s scratchy knock.
Warner brought up his first half-century of the series after Smith had reached his own, before Kuldeep led India’s fightback after lunch with brilliant display of wrist-spin bowling.
The 22-year-old generated extra bounce and the ball flew off the shoulder of Warner’s bat en route to
Umesh dismissed Shaun Marsh for four before Kuldeep (4/68) returned to further torment the tourists.
The Uttar Pradesh player disturbed Peter Handscomb’s stumps and then bamboozled Glenn Maxwell with a brilliant googly to put
Smith brought up his 20th Test century in 150 balls to steer
Smith faced 173 balls during his composed knock, hitting 14 boundaries.
Wade and Pat Cummins, who made 21, defied the Indian bowlers for nearly 13 overs before being separated.
The four-Test series is level at 1-1.