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1st Test: England On Top As India Struggles At 257/6 (Day Report)

Sahil Mathur
By Sahil Mathur
February 07, 2021 • 18:01 PM View: 3313

England remained on the top at the end of the third day of the first Test against India after Rishabh Pant and Cheteshwar Pujara led the hosts' fightback to reduce their first-innings deficit to 321 runs.

Brief scores: England 578 all out (Joe Root 218, Dom Sibley 87; Jasprit Bumrah 3/84) vs India 257/6 (Rishabh Pant 91, Cheteshwar Pujara 73; Dom Bess 4/55)


Chennai Test: India vs England, Day 3 Report

England resumed the day 3 on 555-8, but their innings ended inside the first hour of play. Paceman Jasprit Bumrah and off-spinner Ashwin took three wickets each.

India started their innings on a positive note with a couple of boundaries from both the openers' bat. However, fast bowler Jofra Archer removed openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill in the morning session itself. 

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