India vs England, Second Test (Day 3) Live Updates: England Score 53/3 At Stumps
India vs England, Second Test Day 3 Live Updates From MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
India ends day 3 on top as England loses three wickets before stumps while chasing a mammoth target of 482. Axar Patel picked up two while Centurion R Ashwin got one wicket. Score - 53/3
Axar Patel picks nightwatchman Jack Leach out on the first ball. England in trouble. Score - 50/3
R Ashwin picks his first wicket of this innings as England now two down for 49.
Axar Patel gives the first breakthrough as Dom Sibley was struck in front. England one down for 17 in their chase 482 runs.
Olly Stone bowls centurion R Ashwin. India all out for 286 suggesting that England now needs 482 runs to win the 2nd test with more than 6 sessions to go.
R Ashwin reaches his fifth century of test career. His hundred came in 134 balls and at a time when India were struggling and chants of 'unplayable' pitch were echoing around the cricketing world.
India's ninth-wicket falls in the form of Ishant Sharma who tried to slog sweep Jack Leach and top-edged the ball. India score 237/9.
R Ashwin and Ishant Sharma are at the crease as India extends their lead by 416 runs. India lost the wicket of Virat Kohli and Kuldeep Yadav in this session. India score - 221/8 at Tea.
Kuldeep Yadav got struck in front off Moeen Ali's delivery as India lost its eighth wicket.
Virat Kohli missed out on his well deserved century as he got out LBW for 62. The partnership between Ashwin and Kohli has now been broken.
R Ashwin reaches his 12th half-century in test cricket. It has taken him just 64 balls to reach his 50. Ashwin hit seven boundaries in his knock so far.
Virat Kohli reaches his 25th test fifty. He has looked in total control in this innings where the rest have struggled.
India reached 156/6 at lunch on day 3 and extended their lead to 351 runs. England picked up five wickets in the session to keep themselves an outside chance. Virat Kohli(38) and R Ashwin(34*) at the crease.
Axar Patel LBW. Moeen Ali gets the sixth Indian wicket. India in trouble. Score - 106/6
India loses another wicket, this time it's Ajinkya Rahane. He came down the track but Moeen Ali pushed his length back and Rahane edged it to the short leg fielder. A good catch. India 86/5.
Rishabh Pant is stumped. Brilliant glove work from Ben Foakes. Jack Leach gets his third wicket. India 65/4.
Rohit Sharma stumped. A good spin from Jack Leach completely beats Sharma who was just marginally out of the crease. India 55/3.
Cheteshwar Pujara run out. He flicked it to the short leg after coming down the track but couldn't get back to the crease in time. Good start for England. India 55/2.
India will be resuming their innings on day 3 at 54/1 with Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara on the crease. India has a lead of 249 runs after bowling England out for 134 on day 2.