IND vs ENG, 3rd Test, Day 1 Highlights: Rohit Sharma's Unbeaten Fifty Takes India To 99/3 At Stumps
India vs England Test Highlights: Despite the departure of Virat Kohli, India have put themselves in a good position on Day 1 of the 3rd Test match at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
In response to England's first innings score of 112 runs, India have put themselves in a strong position on Day 1 of the 3rd Test match, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Despite losing three wickets, the hosts are gaining momentum and are 99 for three at Stumps, after 33 overs. Rohit Sharma, is currently unbeaten with Ajinkya Rahane, and the duo will be aiming to build a partnership on Day 3. Earlier, Rohit built a strong partnership with Virat Kohli, but the Indian captain was dismissed by Jack Leach. Also, Rohit has registered a half-century, and will be aiming for a ton. Other than Kohli, Leach also took the wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara. Meanwhile, Jofra Archer dismissed Shubman Gill. England initially won the toss, and were bowled out in 48.4 overs. Axar Patel was in top form for the home side, registering six wickets. He dismissed Zak Crawley, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Ben Foakes, Archer and Stuart Broad. Meanwhile, Ravichandran Ashwin registered the dismissals of Ollie Pope, Joe Root and Leach. Ishant Sharma, who is also in his 100th Test match, registered the wicket of Dom Sibley. The series is finely poised at 1-1, and this is also the first international match in this venue since its renovation. This is also the second Day-Night Test held in India. The visitors will be aiming to register some quick wickets on Day 3, and the hosts will be hoping to take an early lead.. (SCORECARD)
3rd Test, Day 1 Highlights Between India (IND) vs England (ENG), Straight From Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad
- 20:32 (IST)OUT! Cheteshwar Pujara lbw b Jack Leach 0 (4)ENGLAND ARE STAGING A TURNAROUND! LEACH STRIKES!Leach tosses a good delivery, and Pujara tries to defend, but it goes past the inside edge onto the front pad. The umpire's finger is up. Pujara thinks to review it, but Rohit talks him out of it.In walks, Virat Kohli.