India vs England 3rd Test: Cheteshwar Pujara (91 not out) and Rohit Sharma (59) on the back of brilliant half-centuries, India scored 215 for two in the second innings till the end of the third day’s play of the third Test against England at Headingley in Leeds. to make. But they are still 139 runs behind the English team.
England’s first innings was all out after scoring 432 runs and they took a huge lead of 354 runs. Till the stumps, Pujara is present at the crease after scoring 91 off 180 balls with the help of 15 fours and captain Virat Kohli scoring 45 runs off 94 balls with the help of six fours. Olly Robinson and Craig Overton have got one wicket each for England so far.
After bowling out England in the first innings, Team India started playing carefully. The England bowlers tried their best to put pressure on the Indian batsmen. Meanwhile, Overtone gave India the first blow by dismissing KL Rahul. Rahul scored eight runs in 54 balls.
In the second session, Pujara and Rohit handled the Indian innings well and both of them shared an 82-run partnership for the second wicket while batting softly. After making a half-century, Rohit, who was looking in the rhythm, was declared LBW on Robinson’s ball. He scored 59 runs in 156 balls with the help of seven fours and one six. After this, Pujara extended the innings with Kohli and till the end of the day’s play between the two batsmen, there was a 99-run partnership for the third wicket.
Earlier, England started playing 423 runs for eight wickets today and Overton 24 and Robinson continued the innings without opening the account. However, the Indian bowlers ended England’s first innings by dropping the remaining two wickets early.
Mohammed Shami gave England the ninth blow by getting the first overton leg before, who scored 32 runs in 42 balls with the help of six fours. In the very next over, Jasprit Bumrah dropped England’s last wicket by dismissing Robinson without opening the account. James Anderson returned to the pavilion without opening the account. For India, Shami took four wickets while Mohammad Siraj, Ravindra Jadeja and Bumrah got two wickets each.