And Trent Bridge has witnessed that team turnaround. Nothing to take away from Pujara. They are looking to wait for the bad balls and not flirting with the ones just on or outside the off-stump. First ball of the third session and what a glorious drive from Rahane. Mayank could have been the 3rd Indian to score twin fifties on Test debut had he scored eight more runs in the 2nd innings. On Monday, Kohli completed his 23rd century, which would have been the 24th but for his getting out for 97 in the first innings.
India need 6 wickets more to take the game. Hardik Pandya also made an useful contribution after his maiden five-wicket haul, smashing a run-a-ball 52 with the help of seven boundaries and a hit over the fence. Virat Kohli has gone for 97 after Rashid forces a catch to Stokes at slip. Explains that it's an emotional day for them for obvious reasons, and that they feel a bit disappointed that they couldn't give Rangana Herath the farewell he deserved. But we were always under the pump. Virat Kohli has been given the Player of the Match trophy! When India were all out for 329 in the first innings, England were named after batting. Cheteshwar Pujara was the final wicket of the session, who got out after playing a horrible shot in the final over just before lunch.
A sterling career comes to an end. Ajinkya was clear in his mindset in the first innings, and when he goes out and plays like that, he can change the complexion of the game. Stuart Broad finally gets the breakthrough for England. Both Pujara and Virat pretty watchful at the moment. Beautiful flick towards the on side to reach the 300-run mark.
Single through covers to reach the 50-run mark. Reckons that from the Lunch break on Day 1, they were always in control of the game. Read the googly from Rashid to perfection. The ball moves away slightly on hitting the deck and he gets a top edge. Nobody could win the test so far by chasing so much runs.
Both have batted well and have added 50 runs for the fifth wicket. Not only did Bumrah pick up a well-deserved fifer on his return but also showed why Virat Kohli was desperate to get him back in the team. But in the 31st over the hampered pairs. Brings up his 13th half-century in Test cricket. The India No 3 scored a crucial 72 and raised a 113-run stand with skipper Virat Kohli 103 to leave the visitors eyeing victory in the Trent Bridge Test. This is a fightback of sorts even though the target is still miles away.
Beautiful seeming delivery from Chris Woakes. To win, England will have to make a new record of victory by chasing runs in Tests. James Anderson finally gets his first wicket on the final ball of the day. Short ball, Pujara goes for it and puts it straight into the hands of Adil Rashid at deep fine leg boundary. Hugh Trumble in 1902 and Brett Lee in 2008 are the other Australians with this all-round double twice in a year. But Alastair Cook 9 not out and Keaton Jennings 13 not out played cautiously to fend off the nine overs with England still needing another 498 runs for win with two full days play remaining. It was a jittery start for Hanuma Vihari when he came out to bat on day 2.
He recorded this double during the Johannesburg Test against South Africa. Kohli and Rahane then batted with purpose as India's lead continued to swell with time. Stuart Broad will start the proceedings for England. Conventional wisdom and common sense suggests they should: the current one is doing nothing for them. He bowled seven overs in the first hour of play, including three maidens and gave away only seven runs. Kohli banished questions about his poor England record of 2014 with a brilliant 149 in the first Test at Edgbaston, though as skipper he desperately needed the other batsmen to join the party. The spinners got their share of the wickets, but since they weren't backed by the batting department, not much could have been done.
Usually with a big partnership you're always in the chase. Source: Reuters India vs England 3rd Test Day 5 Highlights: India pulled off a tremendous victory against England in the third Test at Trent Bridge with giving the final blow to England on the 5th Day. There was no panic, and we were outplayed in only one game where we were outplayed out of the last 5, and that was Lord's. First, it was Dhawan and Rahul who got them off to a solid start but then three quick wickets had put them on the back foot. The ball comes back in and Buttler shoulders his arms only to see the ball crash onto his pads. Praises England for playing well. We need to give our bowlers a good chance in the slips about the 12 catches dropped.
Once again it is the duo of Broad and Anderson who have made use of the bowling-friendly conditions and bundled out the remaining wickets in no time. Joe Root, England Captain: I don't think there are any regrets. Highlights Is No More Check Latest Trent Bridge Test. They have to ensure that they build a partnership in the post-lunch session. In fact, Buttler has moved into the 80s here and looks good to go on and score a hundred here. Skipper Virat Kohli and his deputy Aninkya Rahane are at the centre to start the post-lunch session for India.
The pair added 159 which set the foundation for a big first innings total. Rishabh Pant makes his Test debut for India. He played 103 innings innings. Just waiting for the odd bad ball and looking to pick the ones and twos till then and biding time at the crease. That's nitpicking, if I say we should have bowled fuller, so we just have to give the credit to India.