Highlights, India vs England, 5th Test, Day 3, Chennai: KL Rahul Out For 199, India Trail By 86 Runs
KL Rahul's innings ended in disappointment but it was a masterful knock by the Karnataka batsman which helped India to end Day 3 at 391/4, trailing England's 477 by 86 runs. Catch all highlights of the India vs England Day 3 here.
KL Rahul, Parthiv Patel and Karun Nair provided the fun and excitement the Indian fans needed. Though Rahul got out on 199, his knock helped India get closer to England's formidable total of 477 on Day 3. Catch all highlights of India vs England here. (SCORECARD)
17:20 hrs IST: Catch all the action in India Vs England 5th Test Day 4 at Chennai tomorrow. See you till then.
17:14 hrs IST: Two full days of play left in this Test, let's see how it pans out.
17:10 hrs IST: India ended the day at 391/4, trailing England by 86 runs.
17:05 hrs IST: The day undoubtedly belonged to India and KL Rahul.
17:00 hrs IST: And that is stumps!
16:57 hrs IST: England's lead is less than 100 now
16:54 hrs IST: Rahul is the ninth player to be dismissed for 199 runs in Test and only the second Indian after Mohammad Azharuddin
16:50 hrs IST: Turned down, Vijay is safe for now
16:49 hrs IST: England have gone for the review
16:47 hrs IST: Murali Vijay out there to place Rahul and immediately LBW appeal. The Tamil Nadu batsman has to be a little careful there
16:45 hrs IST: Such a simple dismissal to such a brilliant innings
16:43 hrs IST: Unbelievable! KL Rahul is OUT AND THAT TOO AT 199!
16:40 hrs IST: Eight more overs to bowl in another 20 overs
16:37 hrs IST: 150 comes up for the partnership
16:32 hrs IST: Play will continue for the time being
16:30 hrs IST: India 361/1 after 100 overs!
16:28 hrs IST: Rahul's 193 not out is now the highest score by an Indian in Chennai against England
16:26 hrs IST: Down the ground and that is maximum! Rahul is in top form!
16:20 hrs IST: Is that ouuuu.... oh! Think it dropped just in front of Moeen Ali
16:16 hrs IST: This partnership for the fourth wicket is now 132 runs old
16:12 hrs IST: After 96 overs, India are 342/3 with Rahul and Nair at the crease
16:06 hrs IST: Will England be able to pick up another wicket before the close of play
16:00 hrs IST: Look how Karun Nair acknowledges the support of his team after scoring his half-century
15:55 hrs IST: Meanwhile Karun Nair brings up his maiden half-century in Tests! Congrats to him for a gritty innings
15:50 hrs IST: Will Rahul go for his double hundred today?
15:43 hrs IST: India have batted for 70 overs on Sunday and have scored 259 runs so far
15:40 hrs IST: After 90 overs, India are batting 319/3 with Rahul and Nair at the crease
15:33 hrs IST: Karun Nair on the other hand is in the 40s for the first time in his career. Playing in his 3rd Test, his previous best was 13
15:31 hrs IST: And now Lokesh Rahul has achieved his highest Test score, going past 158 he got against the West Indies earlier this year in Kingston
15:28 hrs IST: India bring up their 300!
15:24 hrs IST: Nair should consider himself lucky!
15:21 hrs IST: Edged and it flies past Cook! It touched the skipper's hand at first slip but couldn't hold on to it.
15:15 hrs IST: Rahul could go past his highest score of 158 soon
15:13 hrs IST: And 150 comes up for Rahul. What an innings this has been!
15:08 hrs IST: There was a confrontation between Rahul and Root even though the latter apologised immediately
15:05 hrs IST: Whoa! That was something! Last ball and Joe Root threw the ball at the batsman, who was Rahul. If Rahul wouldn't have ducked, it would have really hurt
15:03 hrs IST: And that boundary from Nair brings it down to 196
15:00 hrs IST: India now trail England by exactly 200 runs
14:56 hrs IST: As the clock is about to turn 3 pm, Rahul nears 150 and England's lead is about to come down below 200
14:50 hrs IST: This is how Virat Kohli congratulated KL Rahul on scoring yet another century
14:45 hrs IST: Still a lot of batting to come for India but England's total is also quite high at the same time
14:40 hrs IST: And a word of praise comes in from this Indian batting great
14:35 hrs IST: And we are back for the final session of play. Ben Stokes has the ball in his hand
14:23 hrs IST: Do join us for all the action in the final session.
14:20 hrs IST: That's tea on Day 3! Rahul held India's innings together for Stuart Broad got the all-important wicket of Virat Kohli. The Karnataka batsman is unbeaten on 133 and has Karun Nair for company.
14:12 hrs IST: FOUR! Karun plays a pull shot off Rashid through midwicket. Poor bowling from the leg-spinner.
14:05 hrs IST: FOUR! Rahul dances down the track and plays a glorious drive off Rashid through extra cover.
13:58 hrs IST: This is a crucial innings for Karun Nair. The highly-rated Karnataka batsman needs to make this opportunity count in order to make an impression on the selectors.
13:54 hrs IST: After 60 overs, India 233/3 (Rahul 120, Karun 9)
13:50 hrs IST: India are 232/3 after 68 overs
13:45 hrs IST: The flow of runs has slowed down a bit following the dismissal of Kohli.
13:40 hrs IST: Very good cricket all around. Good pull shot from Rahul and superb fielding in the deep by Jos Buttler, saves two runs
13:34 hrs IST: That is a lovely shot from Karun Nair for a boundary
13:26 hrs IST: Before this century, Rahul had scored 104 runs at an average of 20.8 in the last five innings. So he really needed this century
13:20 hrs IST: India are batting at 214/3 after 62 overs
13:17 hrs IST: Cook and Broad finally got their man
WICKET! Kohli goes! He drives Broad to Keaton Jennings at cover for 15 & India are 211-3 #INDvENG
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) December 18, 2016
13:15 hrs IST: Kohli departed for 15 after playing straight into the hands of short cover
13:12 hrs IST: OUT! KOHLI is gone! Broad finally has some success and too the India skipper
13:07 hrs IST: After 59 overs, India are batting at 207/2
13:02 hrs IST: And India have also reached the 200-run mark, still trailing England by 277 runs
13:00 hrs IST: Rahul has used his feet really well against the spinners in this innings
12:55 hrs IST: This is how Rahul celebrated his first Test century since July when he made 158 against the West Indies at Kingston
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 18, 2016
12:50 hrs IST: And ICC also congratulates Rahul on that century
— ICC (@ICC) December 18, 2016
12:47 hrs IST: Interestingly, this is Rahul's first century in India! His other tons have come in the West Indies, Australia and Sri Lanka.
100 for KL Rahul - his 4th in Tests. It comes off 171 balls with 8 fours & 2 sixes