India vs England 3rd Test Live: The third match of the 5-Test series between India and England is being played at Leeds, Headingley. Batting first after winning the toss, Team India was all out for 78 runs in the first innings. In reply, England have scored 100+ runs without losing a wicket. This is England’s biggest opening partnership in 2021. Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed are currently at the crease. Haseeb made his third Test career and Burns made his 10th fifty.
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78 runs is India’s third lowest score in Tests against England and 9th overall. India’s shortest score is 36 runs, which they made against Australia last year. At the same time, the Indian team was all out against England by scoring 42 runs at Lord’s in 1974 and 58 at Manchester in 1952. This is the 26th time in Tests that Team India was reduced to a score of less than 100.
India Lost 5 Wickets in 28 Minutes
India lost their last 5 wickets within 11 runs and 28 minutes. Rohit Sharma was dismissed at 6:59 PM IST on a total score of 67 runs. In its 28 minutes, the Indian team lost 4 more wickets. By 7:27 pm, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj had also returned to the pavilion. James Anderson and Craig Overton took 3-3 and Ollie Robinson and Sam Curran took 2-2 wickets.
Kohli Fails in Front of Anderson
Anderson dismissed Kohli for the 7th time. He equaled Australia’s Nathan Lyon’s record for most dismissals in Tests. Lion achieved the feat in 33 innings and Anderson in 41 innings. For the second time in this series, Anderson sent Kohli to the pavilion. India vs England 3rd Test.
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Virat Did Not Change Team
This is only the fourth time in the 64 Tests under Virat’s captaincy that there has been no change in the Indian team for 2 consecutive Tests. Earlier in the Trent Bridge and Southamton Tests against England in 2018, North Sound and Kingston against West Indies in 2019 and Indore and Kolkata Tests against Bangladesh in 2019/20, Virat did not make any changes in the playing-11. Virat has never played with the same team for more than 2 Tests.
Both Team Playing XI
England: Joe Root (c), Haseeb Hameed, David Malan, Rory Burns, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Sam Curran, Craig Overton, James Anderson, Ollie Robinson.
India: Virat Kohli (capt), Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Siraj, Mohammed Shami, and Jasprit Bumrah.