IND vs ENG: Visitors dismissed 5 batsmen before the lunch of Day 3

The hosts lost their 5 players at the first session of Day 3. The condition of the pitch that is looking much more helpful to the spinners done his job for the visitors. England took 5 wickets on Day 3’s first session, they already dismissed Shubhman Gill on Day 2.

For England, spinners Jack Leach and Moeen Ali show some commitment and get five wickets out of 6. Jack Leach picked three wickets while Moeen Ali picked two. The unfortunate dismissal of Cheteshwar Pujara at the start of the day make India little get underneath. However, captain Virat Kohli and all-rounder Ashwin helped the team to get the balance in the second inning of the match.

India scored 156 runs having 4 wickets in hand and skipper Virat Kohli and Ashwin on the crease. India took a lead of 351 runs in the match and looking forward to winning the match by defending the target they are going to put on the board.

Captain Joe Root might be feeling nervous because of the turns in the pitch as they just scored 134 runs in their first inning. The ace spinner Ravi Ashwin will be the most dangerous player to play for the visitors.

 

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