4th Test, Day 3: Murali Vijay, Virat Kohli Star as India Take Lead in Mumbai
Murali Vijay and Virat Kohli on Saturday slammed tons at the Wankhede Stadium to put India in command against England in the 4th Test. While Vijay departed for 136, Kohli remained unbeaten on 147.
Jake Ball gave England the dream start with the wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara on the second ball of the day.
Virat Kohli and Murali Vijay's solid third-wicket partnership helped India emerge out of a tricky situation.
After a series of low scores, Vijay registered his 8th Test ton.
Adil Rashid gave England a much-needed breakthrough with the wicket of Vijay, who scored 136.
Joe Root brought England back in the Test with two quick wickets of Pathiv Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin.
Virat Kohli held India's innings together, as he scored his 15th Test ton. The skipper remained unbeaten on 147.
Ravindra Jadeja 25-run knock helped Virat Kohli to play his natural game. The left-hander looked in good touch but lost his concentration at a critical moment.
Jos Buttler completed a fine running catch to dismiss Jadeja, who had skied the ball.
Several England fans were disappointed with Alastair Cook's captaincy on Day 3 of the Mumbai Test.
Jayant Yadav played an important innings towards the end. Kohli and he put on 87 runs for the 8th wicket. Jayant remained unbeaten on 30.