25 Aug, 23:15 (IST)

The first day's play of the third Test match in Headingley entirely belonged to England. First, they destroyed the Indian batting order, bowling them out for just 78 runs with James Anderson and Craig Overton picking three wickets apiece and then Haseeb Hameed and Rory Burns joined forces to put together a 120-run unbeaten opening run partnership. The Indian bowlers didn't seem to make any impact whatsoever as the English openers took time to settle down and then later, changed gears to hit some stylish boundaries. Hameed (60*) and Burns (52*) both struck half-centuries as England have set their sights on a good first innings total, having already leading India by 42 runs. 

25 Aug, 23:07 (IST)

England have ended the first day's play at 120/0 in 42 Overs. They have been extremely dominant with the bat with Haseeb Hameed and Rory Burns both hitting fifties. India were earlier bowled out for just 78 runs after opting to bat first. Rohit Sharma was India's highest scorer with 19 runs. James Anderson and Craig Overton scalped three wickets apiece.

25 Aug, 23:03 (IST)

England have ended te first day's play at 118/0 in 41 overs. They have been extremely dominant with the bat with Haseeb Hameed and Rory Burns both hitting fifties. 

25 Aug, 23:00 (IST)

After Haseeb Hameed, Rory Burns has too hit his third Test fifty as England further strengthen their grip on this match. England now lead India by 36 runs and are looking set for a good first innings total.

25 Aug, 22:40 (IST)

Haseeb Hameed survived a dropped chance at slips by Rohit Sharma to score his third Test fifty. He and Rory Burns have looked very good so far and England, with a 27-run lead, are looking good for a high score. 

25 Aug, 22:37 (IST)

Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed have put together a 100-run opening stand for England. The duo have looked comfortable in dealing with the Indian bowling attack as the hosts now lead India by 23 runs.

25 Aug, 22:17 (IST)

England have taken an eight-run lead and openers Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed haven't looked to be any sort of trouble whatsoever. Burns have looked slightly more aggressive of the two as the Indian bowlers are unable to do enough to break the partnership. India has been hit with Ravindra Jadeja's injury on the field. 

25 Aug, 22:04 (IST)

Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed have so far continued the good work they were doing so far and have surpassed India's total of 78 runs. Both the  batsmen, Burns in particular have looked good and the duo are slowly trying to hit more boundaries to put their side in a stronger position. 

25 Aug, 21:46 (IST)

DRINKS! The drinks break has been taken after the umpires identified some issues with the landing area. England have so far been the dominant side, first with the ball and then with openers, Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed stitching together a solid 58-run opening stand so far. India are eagerly looking for a breakthrough and would need one quickly, or else it might prove to be very difficult for them later on. 

25 Aug, 21:32 (IST)

Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed have put together a 50-run opening partnership for England. This is the first time that the hosts have done so, in this series. The duo have looked comfortable against the Indian bowling attack and are looking good to score a good total for England.

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India and England meet in the third Test at Headingley Cricket Ground at Leeds. India leads the five-game series 1-0 and now will be looking to double their lead. Hosts England, on the other hand, will be itching to bounce back in the series and draw level. Meanwhile, stay tuned for India vs England live score updates, playing XI and team news. India vs England 3rd Test 2021 Day 1 Live Streaming Online on SonyLIV and Sony SIX: Get Free Live Telecast of IND vs ENG on TV and Online.

India scripted a sensational victory in the second Test at Lord’s to go one up in the series after the drawn Test at the Trent Bridge. Now that the visitors have winning momentum with them, they will be looking to go for 2-0 and take an unassailable lead in the series. The Virat Kohli and Co. are most likely to field an unchanged side. England, on the other hand, will press for few changes.

India’s opening pair Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have done well and will be looking to emulate their success. Middle-order might be India’s worry but the team will be confident about sticking to same batsmen. Fighting Fire With Fire! How Virat Kohli’s Aggression Has Transformed the Indian Cricket Team.

England Squad: Rory Burns, Haseeb Hameed, Dawid Malan, Joe Root(c), Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler(w), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Ollie Robinson, Saqib Mahmood, James Anderson, Craig Overton, Daniel Lawrence, Ollie Pope.

India Squad: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Suryakumar Yadav, Hanuma Vihari, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prithvi Shaw.