3rd Test: Spinners Put India in Command vs England on Day 1 at Mohali
Jayant Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja led the way as India gained the advantage vs England on the opening Day at Mohali.
Alastair Cook won the toss and elected to bat first at Mohali.
Karun Nair made his Test debut. Sunil Gavaskar handed him the India cap.
Umesh Yadav, who picked two wickets on Day 1, gave India the first breakthrough.
Jayant Yadav got the all-important wicket of Joe Root.
Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed in-form England skipper Alastair Cook early.
Mohammed Shami removed Moeen Ali just before lunch to put pressure on England.
Jonny Bairstow top scored for the visitors with a gritty 89-run knock.
Jose Buttler played a fine hand of 43 runs and stitched 69-run stand with Bairstow.
Ravindra Jadeja bagged two key wickets, that of Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler.
India coach Anil Kumble was pleased with the effort of his side.