India v England, 3rd Test, Mohali
3rd Test match at Mohali started and India are showing a great show on day 1 by dominating England batsman.
Young guns of Indian Team are on business after winning the 2nd test match at VIZAG.
Kholi & Co dropped the few easy chances of getting cook out, but Ashwin manage to get the wicket of Cook.
Ashwin showed the worst part of his fielding by dropping the catch. But he took the wicket of Cook on his very first ball of his spell.
Before the lunch England had already lost their four most reliable batsman in the form of Hameed, Cook, Root & Ali.
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After lunch, Bairstow & Stokes started building a good partnership. They kept the scoreboard ticking.
But Stokes fell to a sharp stumping from Parthiv Patel on his return to international cricket after four years.
Buttler was tentative to go forward to Indian spinners initially and mostly relied on the backfoot.
Bairstow & Butler showed a amazing play, but together they 69 runs to the scoreboard. Butler got out on 43 on the delivery of Jadeja.
- England are 268/8 at stumps on Day 1 of Mohali Test
- India tightened the screws in the final session, giving away just 63 runs
- Jonny Bairstow scored his 13th fifty in Tests
Day one belongs to Indian bowler taking full control. Catch day 2 live only on Star Sport.