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India reach 112/1 on Day 3, trail by 242 runs

By PTI Updated: Aug 27, 2021 11:10 pm
England’s Ollie Robinson, left, appeals unsuccessfully for the wicket of India’s Rohit Sharma, right, during the third day of third test cricket match between England and India, at Headingley cricket ground in Leeds, England on Friday. (PTI)

Leeds, Aug 27 (PTI): India reached 112 for one in their second innings at tea on the third day of the third Test against England here on Friday.

The hosts took a massive first-innings lead of 354 runs before being all out for 432 in their first essay at Headingley.

Opener Rohit Sharma was batting on 59 at the tea break and giving him company was Cheteshwar Pujara on 40.

The visitors still trailed by 242 runs.

England, who began the day at 423 for eight, could only bat for 3.2 overs in the morning session with Mohammad Shami and Jasprit Bumrah removing Craig Overton and Ollie Robinson respectively.

Mohammed Shami (4/95) was the most successful bowler for India with four wickets, while Ravindra Jadeja (2/88), Mohammed Siraj (2/86) and Jasprit Bumrah (2/59) were the other wicket-takers.

India were all out for 78 in their first innings on the opening day.

Brief Scores:

India 78 all out and 112/1 in 46 overs (Rohit Sharma batting 59, Cheteshwar Pujara batting 40)

England 1st innings: 432 all out in 132.2 overs (Joe Root 121, Mohammed Shami 4/95).

By PTI Updated: Aug 27, 2021 11:10:58 pm