Team India Leads By 292 Runs, Hardik Pandya’s Five Wickets For The First Time In The Innings.

Hardik Pandya

Ben Stokes dismissed KL Rahul for 36 runs. In the five test series against England, India is 2-0 behind. Woakes, Anderson and Broad took India’s 3-3 wickets in the first innings.

After the second day’s play in the third Test against England, India scored 124 runs on the loss of two wickets in the second innings. Cheteshwar Pujara with 33 runs and Captain Virat Kohli with 8 runs are on the crease. In the second innings, Shikhar Dhawan, fast rising to the half-century, Adil Rashid stumped him on 44 runs. Dhawan and Pujara share 51 runs partnership. KL Rahul, appearing in the rhythm, was also bowled by Ben Stokes for 36 runs.

Earlier, England was all out for 161 runs in reply to India’s 329 runs in the first innings. Jos Buttler top-scored with 37 runs in England. Hardik Pandya kept England out of big scores with 4 wickets in two consecutive order. He dismissed five batsmen in just 6 overs. This is the first time when Pandya took five wickets in an innings. Ishant Sharma is the second most successful bowler for India. He got important wickets of opener Alastair Cook (29) and Ollie Pope (10). In this way, India achieved a 168 runs lead in England in the first innings.

Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant, who is debuting in Test cricket, dismissed five batsmen of England. He is the third wicketkeeper in the world and first wicketkeeper in India to do this. The special thing is that Rishabh Pant dismissed the first three batsmen. He is the second Indian Wicketkeeper, who played the first three wickets in the debut match. Before them, this record was the name of Bharat Reddy, who had done this in 1979.

Earlier, the Indian Team was all out for 329 runs in the first innings. Team India to lose wickets early in the second day of the 307/6 score. Earlier, Stuart Broad bowled Pant with 25 and Ashwin on the personal score of 12 runs. Anderson then dismissed Ishant and Shami in the same over to prevent India from making big scores. Kohli scored highest 97 runs for India. Anderson, Broad, and Woakes scored 3-3 wickets for England. India batting first in England never lost after scoring 300+.

Rahane, who made 81 in the first innings, completed 3,000 runs in 81 test innings. He equals Gundappa Vishwanath. Vishwanath also completed 3,000 runs in 81 innings in his Test career. On the other hand, Kohli became the Indian Captain who made the most runs on foreign soil. In the 97 runs of his innings, he completed the 59th run and left Ganguly behind. Ganguly has 1693 runs as captain in Test cricket on foreign soil. To achieve this level, Virat played 19 Tests on foreign soil, while former captain Ganguly played 28 Tests.

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