Howdy welcome to cricrp live coverage of Day 3 of the 2nd Test between India and England on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai
Toss: India won the Toss and elected to bat first
IND vs ENG 2nd Test Day 3
IND 329 & 286 (85.5)
India 221/Eight after 73 overs: TEA. 65 runs and a couple of wickets in 25 overs.
India 220/Eight after 71 overs: Ashwin marches on and the way! Broad steams in with all vigour and Ashwin slams it straight again down the bottom. For the primary time, Ashwin has taken the punt to the pacers. Ishant on the different finish has achieved effectively to maintain Mooen Ali out in two successive overs. Ashwin has continuously despatched in suggestions for the lanky man from the opposite finish.
High wicket-taker within the 1st innings, high run-scorer within the 2nd innings!
India vs England Live Score Update,
India 210/Eight after 68 overs: Ali to Kuldeep. OUT! Plumb in entrance because the across the wicket ploy appears to work for Ali on this spell. Ali flips it rapidly via the air as Kuldeep pressed ahead and had it hit on the pads. England lastly can see the sunshine via the door as India loses its eighth wicket. Kuldeep Yadav lbw b Ali 3 (9b 0x4 0x6)
Ashwin takes the lead previous 400 with a boundary.
India 202/7 after 66 overs: Ali to Kohli. OUT! And a wicket towards the run of play! Ali comes from across the wicket and drifts it in as Kohli strikes again within the crease. The ball turns again to hit excessive on Kohli’s pads and the umpire calls it out. The skipper’s assessment goes in useless as Ali has Kohli for the second time within the Test. Virat Kohli lbw b Ali 62 (149b 7×4 0x6)
India 201/6 after 64 overs: 200 UP FOR INDIA! Kohli and Ashwin batting in some zone to take have taken it this far. England would not have seen this coming with Ashwin particularly in search of to blunt the ball effectively. Broad has returned for a spell and has crushed each batsman in a couple of events however nothing that has put the pair in trouble.
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|The best profitable run chases in Asia: 395/7 by WI (v Ban) at Mirpur in 2021
in India:387/Four by Ind (v Eng) at Chennai in 2008
India 196/6 after 62 overs: Moeen Ali has returned to the assault and maybe has induced only a pale drift from the pitch. Kohli and Ashwin have conjured the Englishmen and Joe Root appears to be out of plans for the primary time on this sequence. India is glad to proceed the torture and England would want to spur a second of magic to cease the piling.
India 190/6 after 59 overs: Ashwin will get to his 1st fifty in Three years! Stone is creamed via the covers with extra of a swat from Ashwin because the pacer dishes a shorter supply. A fifer to wreck England yesterday and an innings of the highest-order at present, Ashwin is definitely in merriment at house!
|Fifty and a five-wicket haul in identical Test in Chepauk:
Kapil Dev (v Pakistan, 1980), Ravindra Jadeja (v England, 2016), R Ashwin (v England, 2021)
India 183/6 after 58 overs: The distress continues for England as Ashwin nears his fifty as effectively. Kohli all at house on this pitch however Ashwin has sprung up a shock along with his bustling keep on the crease to quell the spinners. With the ball scuffing up, England has not received the identical drift on the ball like the primary session and it has definitely piled on the agony.
Olly Stone into the assault. Simply the 2 overs to this point.
India 176/6 after 55 overs: 25th Test fifty for Virat Kohli! A stupendous show of batsmanship from the Indian captain. After receiving a snorter within the first innings, Kohli has returned to take management, a lot his typical self because the Indian top-order crumbled round him. Ashwin has earned himself a laudable place as he strikes into the 40s as effectively.
|Virat Kohli equals Sachin and Dravid for 50+ scores (10) by Indian batsmen within the 4th innings of a take a look at.
Only Sunil Gavaskar has extra 50+ scores within the 4th (12)
India 169/6 after 53 overs: Kohli and Ashwin have resumed batting with minimal fuss. Ali’s ploys have been foiled effectively and Kohli has put out a masterclass in these robust situations. Kohli has moved his again foot effectively outdoors off-stump to negate Ali the drift as his strategy has enabled him to succeed in the pitch of the ball comfortably. The ball has softened up throughout it course and maybe batting has eased out simply that little bit.
The Chepauk crowd chants a birthday wish to Ben Foakes!
India 158/6 after 49 overs: Ashwin performs out Ali with ease on return. Ali strays onto the pads and creates no strain by any means after the break.
Welcome again to the second session. Kohli and Ashwin are again. Moeen Ali with the ball for England.
Replace: Our correspondent Ayan Acharya studies from Chepauk throughout the lunch break
A attainable safety breach at Chepauk? A younger child climbs the railings and enters the sphere throughout lunch break. Did not get near the English gamers. Simply waved from a distance and went again. Cops have him. @sportstarweb pic.twitter.com/qNHxuQuXMY
— Ayan (@ayan_acharya13) February 15, 2021
India 156/6 after 48 overs: LUNCH. England takes a horrendous assessment with Lawrence sliding the ball down legside straight to Foakes. England assessment it for a caught behind and the critiques present clear daylight between Ashwin’s bat and the ball. India now heads into the lunch with an enormous 351-run lead.
England might have jolted India on this innings with the wickets of Rohit, Pujara, Pant, Rahane and Axar via the primary session but it surely was already an innings too late! The Indian captain has stood tall on the crease and has already put his first innings dismissal with terrific management and resolve towards the spinners. Ashwin has come out with a optimistic thoughts to wield the willow and swept the spinners away. Moeen Ali and Jack Leach have had their moments however grew inconsistent because the session went deeper. India has greater than it could want on this dust-bowl however Kohli and Co. would have all eyes on inflicting an enormous defeat right here and they might undoubtedly bat all the way in which.
Dan Lawrence into the assault for the primary time.
India 149/6 after 46 overs: Runs are coming at a good clip for India. Ashwin has employed the sweep to good impact and Kohli is glad to play second-fiddle in the meanwhile. Stuart Broad is into the assault after 45 overs and has induced an edge off Ashwin instantly.
India 138/6 after 43 overs: Ashwin on the cost! A third sweep shot to the boundary from Ashwin and Kohli applauds along with his fingers held excessive. India has gone previous England’s first innings rating. Leach and Ali have bowled exceedingly effectively however has cropped up with inconsistent traces repeatedly with India cashing on them.
|Indians to Score 1000 runs + decide 100 wickets towards an opponent: Kapil Dev vs AUS
Kapil Dev vs ENG
Kapil Dev vs PAK
Kapil Dev vs WI,
Ravi Ashwin vs ENG*
Joe Root replaces Moeen Ali.
India 124/6 after 40 overs: Kohli and Ashwin have mixed effectively to chip within the runs. Ashwin’s exact data of the commerce as helped him effectively towards Ali. Kohli on the different finish, has regarded impeccable towards the spinners at present.
India 114/6 after 37 overs: Ali to Axar. OUT! Ali has Axar plumb in entrance. India goes for the assessment however in useless as Ali wraps the ball sharply into Axar’s pads. India has misplaced its fifth wicket of the morning and the resistance is falling aside however Ashwin has come out aggressive. Ashwin has swept Ali for a cracking boundary and follows it up with reverse sweep for 4! Axar Patel lbw b Ali 7 (18b 1×4 0x6)
|Jack Leach this sequence: first Eight overs: 8-0-77-0 (Eco 9.62), subsequent 85 overs: 85-16-225-11 (Eco 2.64)|
India 102/5 after 35 overs: And India crosses 100 with some model. Axar Patel flicks a shorter supply from Moeen Ali via midwicket. The skipper applauds the shot and England’s spinners have once more fallen into inconsistent traces on this pitch.
India 86/5 after 31 overs: Ali to Rahane. OUT! The wickets are tumbling down and England has a fourth for the morning! Rahane jumps ahead to press the ball down however Ali induces an inside-edge. Pope dives ahead from short-cover to gobble it and India’s resistance is rapidly falling aside. Ajinkya Rahane c Pope b Ali 10 (21m 14b 2×4 0x6)
India 82/Four after 29 overs: The ball has begun to spit hearth on the pitch and Ali and Leach have made it robust for Kohli and Rahane. Rahane nevertheless will get away from the chains with two boundaries off poor deliveries from Moeen Ali.
India 65/Four after 26 overs: Leach to Pant. OUT! The plan appears to have labored as Leach indicators in direction of Stokes. The duo had a chat forward of the over about bowling to Pant and proper on cue, Leach has delivered after coming from over the wicket. Leach attracts Pant with a loop supply to go for the heave over long-on. Pant misses it altogether and Foakes has one other stunner behind the stumps! He messes up the stumps in a jiffy and India loses its third wicket of the morning. Rishabh Pant st †Foakes b Leach 8 (11b 1×4 0x6) SR: 72.73
India 61/Three after 25 overs: Kohli is off the mark after 19 balls! Ali and Leach have stored him quiet to this point and the Indian captain has not been at his typical greatest in dodging the flip and bounce to this point. Pant has come up the order over Rahane and it may solely imply one factor from the Indian camp.
|That is the first time Rohit Sharma has been stumped for lower than 100 outdoors Visakhapatnam in Tests. Rohit was out twice in 2019 after his twin tons of in his first Test as an opener.|
India 56/Three after 22 overs: Leach to Rohit. OUT! Rohit does not escape this time as Foakes casts a manic stumping! Rohit lunges ahead along with his large stride however Leach has sneaked throw with some drift and bounce. Foakes snaps the stumps as Rohit has his again leg proper on the sting of the crease and nothing behind it. Rohit Sharma st †Foakes b Leach 26 (70b 2×4 1×6)
|Most run outs by Indians in Tests since 2010: Pujara: 9,
India 55/2 after 19 overs: Moeen Ali to Pujara. OUT! A weird dismissal! Pujara pushes Ali’s ball straight to Pope at brief leg after stepping down. Pope rapidly flicks again to Foakes as Pujara’s bat will get caught within the pitch and he tries exhausting to scamper again along with his fingers. The replays have proven that Pujara has fallen brief as Foakes’ magic fingers does the trick for England. Unfortunate for Pujara as he would not have assumed to stroll again fairly quickly in that trend. Cheteshwar Pujara run out (Pope/†Foakes) 7 (23b 1×4 0x6
Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujare stroll out to the sphere. Moeen Ali up with the ball for England.
Sport time, of us!
The Indian skipper appears to be testing the Hitman first up within the morning
Captain Virat Kohli giving throwdowns to Rohit. Bumrah and Washington bowling on a follow strip adjoining to the pitch. Washigton has been among the many most energetic non-playing members right here. At all times on the bottom throughout breaks, rolling his arm or doing health drills @sportstarweb pic.twitter.com/KR8ES6L2rT
— Ayan (@ayan_acharya13) February 15, 2021
Stat assault: Rohit Sharma wants 111* runs extra in 4 innings to turn out to be the quickest Asian opener to 1000 Test runs. Will the Hitman shut in on the milestone within the day’s play?
An hour away from motion to renew. India can have on a regular basis on this planet to bat on and on to power England down the barrel, save for a superb outing for its bowlers today
|Rishabh Pant scored his fourth fifty in 4 consecutive matches for India. He has additionally posted 4 50+ scores in his first Four matches in India.
Pant has a complete of 31 sixes in Test cricket in 30 innings. Since his debut, solely Ben Stokes (37) has hit extra sixes within the longest format. Pant has additionally hit probably the most sixes (14) amongst wicketkeepers within the World Test Championship.
Ravichandran Ashwin’s record haul
|Ashwin grew to become the first-ever bowler in Test historical past to finish 200 wickets towards Left-handed batsmen. He achieved the feat after cleansing up Stuart Broad to wrap up England’s first innings.
Ashwin additionally equaled Anil Kumble for the joint-third spot with 27 five-wicket hauls in Asia.
Broad boils one other duck
Ravichandran Ashwin cleaned up Stuart Broad for his 36th duck in Test cricket – the joint-second most with Chris Martin. Courtney Walsh holds the doubtful document of most Test geese with 43.
Disciplined England makes India battle exhausting
India’s first innings whole of 329 grew to become the highest innings whole in Test matches with none additional runs conceded by the opposition. England’s disciplined bowling broke the document held by Pakistan for its bowling efficiency towards India in Lahore in 1955 the place it conceded 328 with no single additional.
DAY 2 – REVIEW
It was India all the way in which as Kohli and Co. swept all three periods on a tough day 2 at a bustling Chepauk. England who started effectively by limiting the Indian innings to 329 early on within the day, was put to a take a look at of nerve and aptitude.
On a difficult (not unplayable) monitor, England slumped to the lack of 4 top-order wickets earlier than lunch.
A Ravichandran Ashwin masterclass was to comply with because the English batsmen largely pre-empted the pitch to be a rank turner. Ben Foakes held fort with a dogged, methodical strategy towards the Indian spinners as wickets fell like ninepins on the different finish. Foakes regarded in commendable ease as he took on Ashwin’s guile and Axar’s precision whereas he remained unbeaten on 40 off 107 deliveries.
However, the Indians stormed to the highest as Ashwin’s 5/43 and the debutant Axar Patel’s spectacular 2/40 – together with the wicket of skipper Joe Root – pushed England down the barrel.
India’s second innings started in typical aptitude as Rohit and Gill offered a education for the English batsmen to see off some high-quality spells from the spinners
India heads into day three understanding that it has the prospect of toppling England inside the finish of day’s play. However Virat Kohli and his males can even have the chance to empty Joe Root and Co. and sneak in a psychological edge with the sequence poised for a fascinating end alongside a stirring context for the World Test Championship ultimate qualification.
What they mentioned
“After I was watching the 2001 sequence between India and Australia when Bhajju pa was taking part in, I didn’t even think about I might go on to turn out to be an off-spinner for India. I used to be nonetheless a batsman for my state. Numerous my teammates again then used to make enjoyable of me as a result of I used to attempt to bowl like him. From there, to interrupt his tally must be extremely particular. I did not learn about it. Now that I do know, I really feel glad,” Ravichandran Ashwin on breaking Harbhajan Singh’s tally for second most wickets on Indian soil.
Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Siraj
Dom Sibley, Rory Burns, Dan Lawrence, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes (wk), Moeen Ali, Olly Stone, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach