India win by 10 wickets! What a victory this for India. In just one and a half-day, the hosts have registered a victory. 17 wickets fell today with ten belonging to England. With this win, India move to top of the WTC points table while England are out of the finals contention.
So, India need 38 more runs to win. Openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill safely negotiate the two overs before the dinner break. India all set to go two up in the series.
So, the target for India is now 49 runs. India took just 30.4 overs to bundled out England in their second innings. India's chase will begin shortly, just one over maybe before the dinner break!
OUT! 17th wicket of the day! England have been bowled out for just 81 runs. This is India's lowest Test score against India ever. Washington Sundar takes the final wicket. Anderson c Pant b Washington Sundar 0(3)
OUT! 16th wicket of the day! This Test has been a disaster for England batsmen. Jack Leach is caught at first slip. Ravi Ashwin now has four wickets in this innings. Jack Leach c Rahane b Ashwin 9(22)
OUT! 15th wicket of the day! And now Axar Patel has his second five-wicket haul of the match. Ben Foakes in trapped LBW, he opts for DRS but all in vain. B Foakes lbw b Axar 8(28)
OUT! 14th wicket of the day! And more importantly, this is Ravi Ashwin's 400th Test wicket. He becomes the fastest Indian to reach the landmark. Jofra Archer is trapped in front of the wickets as well. Jofra Archer lbw b Ashwin 0(2)
OUT! 13th wicket of the day! Ravi Ashwin bowls Ollie Pope, he plays down the wrong line and is bowled. England in all sorts of trouble now. Ollie Pope b Ashwin 12(15)
OUT! 12th wicket of the day! Meanwhile, Axar Patel has four wickets now and that makes it ten for the match. He traps Joe Root in front of the wickets and now need of DRS for that. J Root lbw b Axar 19(45)
OUT! 11th wicket of the day! Ravi Ashwin strikes! He traps Ben Stokes LBW. This is the 11th time Ashwin accounts for Stokes. B Stokes lbw b Ashwin 25(34)
The action in the third Test between India and England moves into the day two with hosts in a comfortable position. At close of play on day one, India were 99 for three after bundling out England for just 112 runs in their first innings. All thanks to spin duo of Axar Patel and Ravi Ashwin, who shared nine wickets between them, India restricted England to below par score. Axar was the pick of the bowlers as he scalped six wickets. Stay tuned for IND vs ENG live score updates. India vs England Live Streaming Online 3rd Test 2021 Day 2 on Star Sports and Disney+Hotstar: Get Free Live Telecast of IND vs ENG on TV, Online and Listen to Live Radio Commentary.
India then started off positively but by the time play was called off on opening day, the home side were 99 for three with Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane at the crease. Rohit completed his half-century and is batting on 57 off 82 balls while Rahane faced just three deliveries.
India will be looking to push for a huge lead on day two while the visitors will be eyeing to restrict to India to a minimum possible total. Jack Leach and Jofra Archer were the two wicket-takers for England. India now trail by 13 runs. India vs England Day-Night Test 2021: Twitterati Praise Axar Patel, Rohit Sharma; Troll Ben Stokes With Funny Memes for Claiming Dropped Catch.
Day one certainly belonged to India more so to the spinners. And then Rohit Sharma showed grit and determination to face the pink ball under lights. Though India are in a comfortable position, the hosts would still want to take further control of the proceedings.