India vs England, 3rd Test, Day 3 Highlights: Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli Defy England Bowlers As India Trim Deficit
India vs England Highlights: Cheteshwar Pujara and skipper Virat Kohli added crucial runs in the final session as India reduced the deficit at Stumps in the second innings of the third Test at Headingley in Leeds.
Cheteshwar Pujara and skipper Virat Kohli added crucial runs in the final session as India reduced the deficit at Stumps in the second innings of the third Test at Headingley in Leeds. India were placed at 215/2 after 80 overs, still trailing by 139 runs with Pujara batting on 91 and Kohli on 45 not out at Stumps. Earlier, opener Rohit Sharma scored a classy fifty but was dismissed post Tea for 59 runs by Ollie Robinson as India faced a tough task at hand. After KL Rahul's departure, Rohit and Cheteshwar Pujara showcased exceptional defensive skills post Lunch as the former also completed his fifty after Rohit's dismissal. England struck on the stroke of Lunch as Craig Overton dismissed opener Rahul with Jonny Bairstow taking an incredible one-handed catch. India picked up England's remaining two wickets early on Day 3 to bowl out the hosts for 432 runs as they conceded a 354-run lead in the first innings. (SCORECARD)
India vs England, 3rd Test, Day 3 Highlights From Headingley, Leeds
- 22:55 (IST)Stumps On Day 3 !StumpsIndia end the day's play 139 runs behind with skipper Virat Kohli (45*) and Cheteshwar Pujara (91*) still at the crease at StumpsEngland bowlers toiled hard as the Indian batsman showed hunger for runs and the determination to stay at the crease in comparison to the first inningsIND 215/2 after 80 oversThat's all from the blog today, thanks for tuning in and do join us tomorrow for some exciting Day 4 actionTill then, goodbye and take care !
- 20:41 (IST)Wicket - Robinson Gets Rohit !!Robinson finally has his man as he traps Rohit LBW for 59 runsIND 116/2 after 47.4 overs - Trail by 238 runsSkipper Virat Kohli comes to the crease
- 20:14 (IST)Tea !Tea Taken - Day 3Rohit Sharma (59*) and Cheteshwar Pujara (40*) take India to Tea as England bowlers sweat it out without any success in the wickets column in the second sessionIND 112/1 after 46 overs - Trail by 242 runs
- 17:34 (IST)Wicket - Overton Gets KL Rahul - Lunch Taken !Lunch - Day 3England strike on the stroke of Lunch as Craig Overton dismisses KL Rahul with Jonny Bairstow taking an incredible one-handed catchIND 34/1 after 19 overs - Trail by 320 runsRohit Sharma 25*