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Cook wins toss, elects to bat against India in 3rd Test

Press Trust of India  |  Mohali 

skipper won the toss and elected to bat against in the third cricket Test at PCA stadium, here today.

have made two changes, handing Test debut to Karun Nair in place of injured KL Rahul and replacing Wriddhimnan Saha with Parthiv Patel, who is back in the Test side for the first time since August 2008.

have made three changes to their playing XI. Injured Stuart Boad, struggling Ben Duckett and ineffective Zafar Ansari have been replaced by Chris Woakes, Jos Buttler and Garreth Batty.

are leading the five-match series 1-0.


India: Virat Kohli (C), KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav Mohammed Shami and

England: (capt), Haseeb Hameed, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Garreth Batty, (wk), Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid and James Anderson.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 09:22 IST