India Vs England 3rd test Day 2 highlights, the day of some unpredicted Cricket

India lead the test series by 2-1

India Vs England 3rd test day 2 highlights

A full 5-day test match ended up in only 2 days. India vs England 3rd test day 2 match is rare in today’s scenario, 30 wickets down in 2 days only. However, the Indian side managed to register 10 wickets against the English men at the most unexpected pitch of Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmadabad.

Post-match review, 3rd  test day 2

Axar Patel, the rising star for India

Day 2 of India Vs England test series started as Indians were batting for 99-3 and soon after the wicket of R. Sharma was down, the Indian innings started collapsing in the same way the England innings was. The home side was all out for 145 runs and was able to manage the lead of 33 runs after the 1st innings.

In reply, the away side (England) were put on to bat again and were all out for 81 runs only. Big credit goes to Axar Patel for 5/32 and Ashwin for 4/48. This series is becoming a dream series for local heroes, first, it was Ashwin now it’s Axar.

Axar was declared as the Man of the Match for taking a total of 11 wickets in the 3rd test of the India vs England test series. Ashwin also became the 2nd fastest player to take 400 wickets in the test match and the home side managed to lead in the series by 2-1.

World Test Championship qualifications

India also knocked out England from the World Test Championship. But there are some qualification scenario for India to play the World Test Championship finals:-

  • If India will manage to win or draw test 4 against England, then the world test championship final will be between India and New Zealand.
  • And, if England wins the fourth test against the home side, then the world test championship final will be in between Australia and New Zealand.
PositionTeamsPCT(%)PointsSeries WonWonLostDrawn
2New Zealand704805740
6South Africa302403380
7West Indies23.83600260
8Sri Lanka16.72400161
World Test Championship Points Table

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