Wankhede Test, Day 3: England push India to a corner
India were pushed to a corner by England as they found themselves reeling at 117/7 at the end of Day 3 leading by just 31 runs.
India were pushed to a corner by England as they found themselves reeling at 117/7 at the end of Day 3 leading by just 31 runs. (BCCI Photo)
Captain Alastair Cook led by example yet again as he hit 122 runs to thwart any hopes of India getting the adavntage on the third day. (BCCI Photo)
Kevin Pietersen proved to be the thorn in India's flesh smashing 186 runs with 20 boundaries and 4 sixes. He never allowed the bowlers to settle down and the hosts had no idea what hit them. (BCCI Photo)
It was only controlled bowling from Pragyan Ojha that ultimately restricted England a lead of 86 runs as the left armer took 5 wickets to have 14 in the series so far. (BCCI Photo)
India collapsed as none of their bastmen seemed to read the combination of Monty Panesar and Graeme Swann. Only Gautam Gambhir stood tall with an unbeaten 53 as even Sachin Tendulkar failed infront of his home crowd falling to Panesar for just 8. (BCCI Photo)