As we know the visitor team England’s captain Joe Root has won the toss yesterday and he decided to bat first. England scored 112 runs in their first innings by facing 48.4 overs all out. The opener of the English team Zak Crawley was the only batsman who showed his class and smashed ten boundaries in his beautiful innings. He faced 84 balls and scored 53 runs. Dom Sibley has gone with duck. Jonny Bairstow dismissed with no runs. The captain of their team Joe Root was the second most runs scorer with 17 runs. Ben Stokes added 6 runs to his team,s scoreboard. Ollie Pope contributed just one, Ben Foakes † 12, Jofra Archer 11, Jack Leach 3 and Stuart Broad also scored 3 runs.
The home team India used just four bowlers. Ishant Sharma bowled five overs and gave 26 runs by taking one wicket. Jasprit Bumrah bowled six overs. Ravichandran Ashwin took three England wickets in 16 overs. He was the Axar Patel who bowled 21.4 overs, gave 38 runs and dismissed six English wickets.
In reply, the home team India also finds it so challenging to bat on the Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad pitch. The opener of the Indian team Rohit Sharma batted so quickly and he scored 66 runs off 96 balls. He smashed eleven boundaries in his innings. Shubman Gill faced 51 deliveries and scored 11 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara has gone with duck. The captain of the team Virat Kohli did get managed to score some runs but he also got out with 27 runs. Ajinkya Rahane contributed 7 runs, Rishabh Pant † 1, Ravichandran Ashwin 17, Washington Sundar 0, Axar Patel 0, Ishant Sharma 10 not out and Jasprit Bumrah 1.
The English team’s captain Joe Root used five bowlers and himself. James Anderson bowled 13 overs, Stuart Broad 6, Ben Stokes 3. Jofra Archer took one wicket in five overs with leaking 24 runs. Jack Leach gave 54 runs in 20 overs by taking four wickets. The captain of the England team Joe Root dismissed five Indian batsmen in just 6.2 overs with giving just 8 runs.
IND vs ENG Highlights today Thursday, 2-25-2021 – 3rd Test (D/N), England tour of India from Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad.
Joe Root has won the toss and chose to bat first.
India team: 1 Rohit Sharma, 2 Shubman Gill, 3 Cheteshwar Pujara, 4 Virat Kohli (capt), 5 Ajinkya Rahane, 6 Rishabh Pant (wk), 7 R Ashwin, 8 Washington Sundar, 9 Axar Patel, 10 Jasprit Bumrah, 11 Ishant Sharma.
England team: 1 Dom Sibley, 2 Jonny Bairstow, 3 Zak Crawley, 4 Joe Root (capt), 5 Ben Stokes, 6 Ollie Pope, 7 Ben Foakes (wk), 8 Jofra Archer, 9 Jack Leach, 10 James Anderson, 11 Stuart Broad.
Match Timings: 09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
Umpires – Anil Chaudhary, Nitin Menon
TV Umpires – Chettithody Shamshuddin
Match Referee – Javagal Srinath
Reserve Umpire – KN Ananthapadmanabhan
Match number – TEST No. 2412