Ind vs Eng 1st test: Day 3 had Ollie Robinson and James Anderson Stars for England. While Ravindra Jadeja taking India in a comfortable position with his half-century. Day 3 started at India being 125/4 in 46.4 overs. James Anderson lead a fighting comeback on day 2.
1st Session: Runs flowing quickly.
The session started and runs were flowing quickly and smoothly. KL Rahul was looking good. Rishabh Pant was playing in his style by coming down the track vs the pace bowlers. Pant was plying a run-a-ball inning. Although with a bit of luck too.
Ollie Robinson strikes as Pant ( 25 runs from 20 balls, 3(4) 1(6) ) caught at the short cover with a soft dismissal. Great field setting and also good setup as well. India were 145/5 in 49.5 overs. KL Rahul was continuing his nice rhythm.
Ravindra Jadeja was surviving with a stroke of much-needed luck. Robinson was continuously harassing his outside edge. But not getting that wicket.
In the 64th over, India managed to level England’s score of 183. With Jadeja also now set to take on the bowlers.
First Session: [ 19.2 overs ], [ 66 runs ], [ 1 wicket ], [ 3.41 runrate ].
2nd Session: Jadeja reaches his half-century while Rahul misses 100.
The session started in a similar fashion with runs coming consistently. KL Rahul ( 84 runs from 214 balls, 12(4) ) got another life as joe Root dropped a sitter at first slip in the 67th over from James Anderson. But Anderson finally got his man in his next over caught behind. With this wicket his passes Anil Kumble in the most wicket’s list. Jasprit Bumrah was a problem for the England team on day 1.
Anderson took another wicket with Shardul Thakor ( 0 from 6 balls ) not moving from his crease and got caught at first slip by Joe Root. It was then Ravindra Jadeja’s turn to pick his shots. He soon got to his 50 with a boundary over the mid-on region. What a powerful pickup shot.
But Jadeja ( 56 runs from 86 balls, 8(4) 1(6) ) tried to hit one too many. Ollie Robinson’s length ball would go straight up in the air while trying to go down the ground. He was caught at mid-off. India were 232/8 in 75 overs.
Shami and Bumrah’s cameo helped India reach the lead of 95 runs. Shami ( 13 runs from 20 balls ) was bowled by Ollie Robinson with a new ball. While Jasprit Bumrah ( 28 runs from 34 balls, 3(4) 1(6) ) could not control a short of the length delivery from Robinson to get caught at deep fine-leg. Good catch from Stuart Broad. It was the end of the inning for India. As they finished with 278 onboard. Great Performance from Ollie Robinson.
Ollie Robinson: [ 26.5-6-85-5 ],
James Anderson: [ 23-8-54-4 ].
Solid start to the innings for England.
Both the openers Rory Burns and Dom Sibley started with confidence. Indian bowler missing outside edges and could not get the wicket. England were 11/0 from 6 overs at the end of the session. Follow Tokyo Olympics Basketball as USA through to the finals.
Session 2: [ 24.5 overs ] [ 98 runs ] [ 5 wickets ] [ 3.95 runrate ].
3rd Session: Not much cricket was played.
Both batsmen are very strong on their pads scoring at every opportunity. Bruns was especially struggling on the outside off deliveries. England were 25/0 from 11 overs. Breaking News, Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona, PSG favorite.
At that point, Rain interrupted the play and did not resume after that.
Rory Burns: [ 11 runs ], [ 38 balls ], [ 2(4) ],
Dom Sibley: [ 9 runs ], [ 33 balls ], [ 2(4) ].
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