India vs Leicestershire, Tour Match, Day 3 Highlights: Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja Hit Fifties As India Take 366-Run Lead
IND v LEI, Tour Match, Day 3 Highlights: Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja hit fifties in the second innings as India managed to a 366-run lead over Leicestershire on Day 3 of the ongoing four-day tour game.
India vs Leicestershire, Tour Match, Day 3 Highlights:Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja hit fifties in the second innings as India managed to a 366-run lead over Leicestershire on Day 3 of the ongoing four-day tour game. Kohli was dismissed on 67 by Jasprit Bumrah while Jadeja remained unbeaten on 56 as managed to reach a total of 364 for nine at stumps on Day 3. Earlier, Jasprit Bumrah had got the wicket of Virat Kohli on the latter's individual score of 67. Kohli was looking solid at the middle but Bumrah eventually helped his side get rid of him. The match is very important from India's perspective as it will prepare them for the rescheduled fifth Test match. Earlier, India declared on 246/8 before bundling out Leicestershire for 244.
Here are the Highlights of India vs Leicestershire, Tour Match, Day 3 from the Uptonsteel Cricket Ground
10:00 PM IST: STUMPS!
That will be stumps on Day 3. India lead by 266 runs. High chance of declaring their innings overnight.
09:50 PM IST: SINGLE! FIFTY FOR JADEJA!
Batting for the second time in this innings, Jadeja reaches his fifty.
09:38 PM IST: FOUR!
Another four for Ravindra Jadeja. He didn't get it from the middle of his bat yet manages to hit it over the mid-off for a four.
IND 353/9 (87.4)
09:36 PM IST: FOUR!
A short ball from Navdeep Saini and Ravindra Jadeja swung his bat hard on it. The southpaw got an edge and the ball ran for a boundary.
IND 349/9 (87.2)
09:29 PM IST: WICKET!
Shreyas Iyer is gone! It was bowled on the pads of Iyer by Kamlesh Nagarkoti and the batter flicked it directly into the hands of the mid-wicket fielder.
IND 343/9 (86.1)
09:17 PM IST: FOUR!
A friendly full toss from Kamlesh Nagarkoti to Ravindra Jadeja and the latter drives it on the off side for an easy four.
IND 330/8 (84.5)
09:14 PM IST: FOUR!
Shreyas Iyer is having some real fun at the middle. He got a half volley from Abidine Sakande outside off stump and played a powerful cover drive for a four.
IND 322/8 (83.5)
09:12 PM IST: FOUR!
Shreyas Iyer gets one outside the off stump and smartly guides it to the third-man boundary for a four.
IND 318/8 (83.2)
09:07 PM IST: FOUR!
A four from Shreyas Iyer. He got the ball on the driving length outside off stump and played a beautiful shot for a boundary.
IND 313/8 (82.2)
08:56 PM IST: 300 Up For India
A couple of runs for Shreyas Iyer and India get to 300 runs for the loss of eight wickets.
IND 300/8 (79.4)
08:45 PM IST: Superb Shot!
This is some shot from Ravindra Jadeja. It was overpitched by Roman Walker around off stump and Jadeja drove it for a four.
IND 297/8 (77.1)
08:37 PM IST: FOUR!
A half volley outside off stump and Shreyas Iyer drives it with supreme authority for a four. India's lead goes to 292 runs now.
IND 290/8 (75.2)
08:34 PM IST: FOUR!
Ravindra gets his first four of the innings. Jasprit Bumrah bowled it outside off stump to the batter, who just opened the face of his bat to guide the ball to the third man boundary.
IND 284/8 (74.4)
08:31 PM IST: FOUR!
Short ball outside off stump from Roman Walker and Shreyas Iyer cuts it from the back foot for a four. Besides that boundary, it was a really good over from Walker as he troubled Iyer with his tight line and length.
IND 280/8 (74)
08:18 PM IST: WICKET
Jasprit Bumrah gets the big fish. Virat Kohli is out on 67 off 98 balls. Shreyas Iyer comes in next.
IND 275/8 (70.5)
08:10 PM IST: 3rd Session Underway
Two overs have been bowled so far in the third session of the ongoing third day and India scored five runs without losing any wicket.
IND 269/7 (70)
07:29 PM IST: Tea Break
Umpires have called for Tea on the ongoing third day of the match. Virat Kohli is unbeaten on 58 off 87 while Ravindra Jadeja is not out on zero off two balls.
IND 264/7 (68)
07:29 PM IST: WICKET
Cheteshwar Pujara came down the track to take on Sai Kishore but edged the ball and got caught out. He departs on 22.
IND 255/7 (65.4)
07:24 PM IST: FOUR!
Another scoring opportunity for Cheteshwar Pujara and he won't shy away from taking it. It was bowled on his pads from Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Pujara guided it towards fine leg for a four.
IND 250/6 (64.2)
07:20 PM IST: Fifty For Kohli
A four and with it Virat Kohli races to his fifty. This was much-needed for the former India skipper, who was not having his best run with the bat. Kohli's knock today has been really impressive. What has stood apart is his confidence with which he has played his shots.
IND 246/6 (63.2)
07:10 PM IST: Kohli Nears Fifty
Virat Kohli is currently batting on 45 off 62. He got dismissed on 33 in the first innings but this time he should get a fifty.
IND 237/6 (61)
06:54 PM IST: FOUR!
Easy pickings for Cheteshwar Pujara as Navdeep Saini served him on the pads. Pujara flicked the ball for a four to fine leg.
IND 227/6 (57.1)
06:46 PM IST: FOUR!
Cheteshwar Pujara came down the track to Sai Kishore and placed his shot at the middle of deep mid-wicket and long-on region for a four.
IND 220/6 (55.5)
06:41 PM IST: What A Shot!
It was a beautiful short ball from Bumrah but Kohli played an even better shot on it. The ball bounced to Kohli's chest but he adjusted quickly and played an upper cut for a six.
IND 212/6 (54.3)
06:35 PM IST: India Lead By 207 Runs
An eventful over from Jasprit Bumrah but he remains wicketless. He troubled Cheteshwar Pujara with his bowling in the over though. Meanwhile, India's lead has grown to 207.
IND 205/6 (53)
06:19 PM IST: WICKET!
Shardul Thakur has been cleaned up by Kamlesh Nagarkoti. Leicestershire are truly back in the game.
IND 203/6 (48.4)
06:16 PM IST: FOUR!
Another boundary for India and this time Virat Kohli hits it with the help of a beautiful punch from the back foot. Class at its very best. India's lead gets over 200 now.
IND 202/5 (48.2)
06:15 PM IST: FOUR!
Shardul Thakur played the ball of Sai Kishore from the back foot. He failed to judge its length properly and got an outside edge to it, but the ball raced for a four.
IND 198/5 (48)
06:12 PM IST: Lead Nearing 200
India's lead has extended to 193 and they still have five wickets in hand. While Shardul Thakur has dug in his heels at one end, new batter Virat Kohli has also looked solid so far.
IND 191/5 (47)
05:59 PM IST: SIX!
Virat Kohli came down the track to Sai Kishore and dispatched the ball for a six. The long-on was up and this gave him a good opportunity to play the shot without any fear.
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The @BCCI star gets his first boundary in emphatic fashion. He's down the track and smashing a straight six!
186/5, lead by 188.
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IND 177/5 (44)
05:50 PM IST: WICKET
Shreyas Iyer is run out. He departs on his individual score of 30. Virat Kohli comes in next.
IND 164/5 (41.5)
05:49 PM IST: Second Innings Underway
Sai Kishore starts the second innings with the ball.
05:06 PM IST: Lunch Break
It is time for lunch. India lost three wickets in the session but they have eventually ended the session on a good note. Given that this is the penultimate day of the four-day match, the side would be happy after getting quick runs in the session. On the other hand, Leicestershire started the day well but they failed to keep the noose tight for long.
IND 160/4 (41)
05:00 PM IST: Shardul Hurting Leicestershire
Shardul Thakur is now playing his shots freely. He has hit Kamlesh Nagarkoti for two fours in the over.
04:56 PM IST: Poor Bowling
Abidine Sakande bowled two consecutive balls down the leg side and both of them went for fours.
IND 148/4 (40)
04:47 PM IST: Iyer On Fire!
Back-to-back fours from Shreyas Iyer. He has now hit five fours in his 24-run knock.
IND 134/4 (37.4)
04:38 PM IST: What A Ball!
It was a peach of a delivery from Navdeep Saini to Shardul Thakur. He bowled it around off and the ball got some vicious bounce from the surface. Luckily for Shardul, he managed to keep his bat away from it.
IND 121/4 (36)
04:25 PM IST: WICKET
Second wicket of the over for Navdeep Saini. There was some extra bounce on the delivery bowled outside the off stump and Ravindra Jadeja edged it to slip.
04:22 PM IST: WICKET
KS Bharat is out! It was short ball that Bharat attempted to pull from the back foot but the extra bounce on the ball of Navdeep Saini eventually saw him hitting the ball into the hands of Jasprit Bumrah near short mid-on.
04:21 PM IST: FOUR!
Here is the third four of the innings for Iyer. He got width and used it for his benefit beautifully.
04:18 PM IST: FOUR!
Second four of the innings for Iyer. It was a short ball from Davis and Iyer guided the ball from the back foot for a four between second slip and gully.
04:12 PM IST: Good Comeback!
After the wicket of Vihari, Leicestershire have managed to keep things under control with some good line and length.
04:07 PM IST: FOUR!
Shreyas Iyer gets off the mark with a boundary. He played the short-pitched delivery from Navdeep Saini from the back foot for a four on the off side.
04:02 PM IST: WICKET
Here is the end of Vihari's knock. He departs on 20. Will Davis gets his wicket as the right-handed batter edged the ball to Sam Bates.
03:51 PM IST: Back-to-back FOURS!
Walker offered width to Bharat and he hit him for a four before adding another boundary on the very next ball.
03:47 PM IST: Bodyline Attack
Leicestershire bowlers are aiming at the body while bowling to Vihari and Bharat. Meanwhile, both the batters have done a nice job so far to play all that comfortably.
03:35 PM IST: FOUR!
A poor ball from Jasprit Bumrah as he sprayed it on the pads of Hanuma Vihari, who accepted the offering with both his hands. Just a sweet flick and the ball ran for a four.
03:30 PM IST: Tight Bowling
Runs have not come easy for India as Leicestershire bowlers have done a good job so far on the day.
03:18 PM IST: PLAY RESUMES!
Rain has stopped and the action has resumed!
03:01 PM IST: RAIN STOPS PLAY
After Vihari takes two runs off Walker, rains stops play!
03:01 PM IST: DAY 3 STARTS!
Srikar Bharat and Hanuma Vihari are at the crease!
03:00 PM IST: TERRIFIC PANT
The Day 2 was highlighted by a brilliant innings from Pant, who scored 76 off 87 balls playing for Leicestershire
02:53 PM IST: INDIAN BATTERS IN FOCUS
Srikar Bharat (31*) and Hanuma Vihari (9*) were the overnight batters.
02:50 PM IST: HELLO AND WELCOME!
Welcome to the live coverage of the third day of the Tour match between India and Leicstershire!