ENG vs IND, 1st Test: Ravindra Jadeja, KL Rahul after rain helps India take 95-run lead

India batsman Ravindra Jadeja reached 50 runs in the day
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India batsman Ravindra Jadeja reaches 50 during the third day of the first test match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, England on August 06, 2021

England scored 25 for no loss in England’s second innings on the third day of the first Test against India here on Friday due to rain.

India were bowled out for 278 in their first innings, giving them a healthy 95-run lead.

England are 70 runs behind with Rory Burns (11) and Dom Sibley (9) at the crease.

KL Rahul played an excellent innings of 84 runs for the visitors, while the all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja He played a brilliant innings of 56 runs in 86 balls, justifying his selection in the team ahead of off-spinner R Ashwin.

Starting the day at 125 for four, India added 153 valuable runs to their first innings total in Test conditions.

For England, medium pacer Ollie Robinson emerged as the most successful bowler as he posted an impressive score of 5/85, leaving the team out in the presence of stalwarts such as James Anderson, who finished with figures of 4/54 in 23 overs. Ended up and became. Third highest wicket-taker in the format.

England were all out for 183 in their first innings.

Brief Scores:

England: 183 and 25 runs – in 11.1 overs

India 1st Innings: 278 all out in 84.5 overs (KL Rahul 84, Ravindra Jadeja 56; Ollie Robinson 5/85, James Anderson 4/54).


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