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IND vs ENG, 3rd Test, Day 1: England All Out For 112

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England have registered a first innings score of 112 runs in 48.4 overs on Day 1 of the 3rd Test match, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Axar Patel bagged six wickets for India.

The visitors initially won the toss, and were bowled out in 48.4 overs. Axar Patel was in top form for the home side, registering six wickets. He dismissed Zak Crawley, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Ben Foakes, Jofra Archer and Stuart Broad. Meanwhile, Ravichandran Ashwin registered the dismissals of Ollie Pope, Joe Root and Jack Leach. Ishant Sharma, who is also in his 100th Test match, registered the wicket of Dom Sibley. The series is finely poised at 1-1, and this is also the first international match in this venue since its renovation. This is also the second Day-Night Test held in India. England won the first Test match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, by 227 runs. The hosts bounced back in style in the second Test match, winning by 317 runs. Defeat for India would see them out of contention for the World Test Championship final.

Local man Jasprit Bumrah replaced Mohammed Siraj in the India playing XI along with off-spinning all-rounder Washington Sundar, who comes back in place of Kuldeep Yadav.

England had Jofra Archer, Zak Crawley, James Anderson and Jonny Bairstow coming into the side. The players out from the last match are Moeen Ali, Rory Burns, Dan Lawrence and Ollie Stone.

India playing 11: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajnkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah.

England playing 11: Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes, Jack Leach, Jofra Archer, James Anderson, Sturat Broad.

Earlier, the Sardar Patel stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad was renamed as the Narendra Modi Stadium. The stadium’s new name was announced in an inauguration ceremony that was attended by President Ram Nath Kovind, Home Minister Amit Shah, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat, and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah among others.

India vs England head-to-head

  • Overall: 124
  • India won: 27
  • England won: 48
  • Draw: 49
  • Tied: 0

India vs England head-to-head in India (Tests)

  • Total matches played: 62
  • India won: 20
  • England won: 14
  • Drawn: 28

Score Card :

Day 1: Dinner Break – India trail by 107 runs

England 1st Innings : 112-10 (48.4 )

Fall of Wickets

2-1 (D Sibley, 2.3), 27-2 (Bairstow, 6.1), 74-3 (Root, 21.5), 80-4 (Zak Crawley, 24.4), 81-5 (Ollie Pope, 27.4), 81-6 (Stokes, 28.5), 93-7 (Jofra Archer, 34.2), 98-8 (Jack Leach, 37.3), 105-9 (Broad, 46.3), 112-10 (Foakes, 48.4)

India 1st Inings : 5-0 (5 over)

Rohit sharma* : 5

Shubman Gill * : 0

Match Info :

Match: IND vs ENG, 3rd Test, England tour of India, 2021

 Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 – Sunday, February 28, 2021

 Toss: England won the toss and opt to bat

 Time: 2:30 PM

 Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

 Umpires: Nitin Menon, Anil Kumar Chaudhary

Third Umpire: Chettithody Shamshuddin

 Match Referee: Javagal Srinath

India Bench: Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Wriddhiman Saha, Umesh Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya

 England Bench: Rory Burns, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Dominic Bess, Daniel Lawrence.


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