England vs India 3rd Test: The first day of the third Test between India and England being played in Leeds, Headingley, was in the name of the host England. After India were bundled out for 78 in their first innings, England scored 120 runs without losing any wickets at the end of the first day’s play. In this way, England has gone ahead by 42 runs in their first innings. At stumps, Rory Burns remained unbeaten on 52 off 125 balls and Haseeb Hameed on 60 off 130 balls. Burns hit five fours and a six in his innings. At the same time, Hameed has hit 11 fours so far.
Big record in the name of Hameed and Burns
In this match, Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed have shared 120 runs for the first wicket. After 10 years, England’s openers have shared a partnership of more than 100 runs against India at home. Earlier in the year 2011, Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook had an opening partnership of 186 runs against India.
Team India all out for just 78 runs
Earlier, thanks to the strong performance of the bowlers, England piled up Team India for just 78 runs in their first innings. This is India’s 9th lowest score in Test cricket. At the same time, the third lowest score against England is.
On the first day of the third Test being played in Leeds, the Indian batsmen completely surrendered in front of the fast bowlers of England. Rohit Sharma scored the highest 19 runs for India. Apart from this, Ajinkya Rahane played an innings of 18 runs. Apart from these two, no Indian batsman could reach the double digit score.
At the same time, James Anderson and Craig Overton bowled brilliantly for England. At the same time, Ollie Robinson and Sam Curran also supported him well. Anderson took three for six in eight overs with five maidens and Overton took three for 14 in 10.4 overs. Apart from this, Sam Curran took two wickets for 27 runs and Robinson took two wickets for 16 runs.
Earlier, India won the toss and elected to bat first, but the Indian batsmen could not stand before the England bowlers and captain Virat Kohli’s decision to bat first proved to be wrong.
In India’s innings, KL Rahul 00, Cheteshwar Pujara 01, Virat Kohli 07, Rishabh Pant 02, Ravindra Jadeja 04, Mohammed Shami 00, Jasprit Bumrah 00 and Mohammad Siraj scored 03 runs, while Ishant Sharma remained unbeaten on 08 runs.