India vs England 3rd test match summary (Day 1):
India vs ENGLAND Day 1 has been ended and we have witnessed some amazing cricket from India. Indian bowlers have shown extreme dedication and managed to bowl out England at 112 runs.
Playing XI of India:-
Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajnkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah
Playing XI of England:-
Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes, Jack Leach, Jofra Archer, James Anderson, Stuart Broad
It was a memorable day as the crowd was witnessing the all-new renovated Narendra Modi stadium. England won the toss and choose to bat first, India made two changes in its playing XI as Jasprit Bumrah and Washington Sundar were in and Mohammed Siraj and Kuldeep Yadav were out from the side for the 3rd test. England has made 4 changes in their side by bringing their veteran pacer James Anderson and fast bowler Jofra Archer back in the squad.
Day 1 analysis for India vs England 3rd test:-
India managed to bowl out England for 112 runs in 48.4 overs. Axar Patel emerges as the star performer by taking the most number of wickets which is 6/38 followed by R. Ashwin on 3/16. In batting, Rohit Sharma made an unbeaten 57*(82) and helped India to manage a score of 99-3 in 33.0 overs. Jack leach was the star performer from the England side by taking 2/27.
All eyes are towards Day 2 as to how many runs lead India is going to give the English batsmen. Stay tuned at 2:30 pm on Feb, 25.