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IND vs ENG 3rd Test Day 1 highlights: IND 99-3 at stumps, trail by 13 runs

Leach scalps the wicket of Virat Kohli (27) in the last over before stumps. India bundled out England for 112 on Day 1 as Axar scalps 6 wickets. Check India vs England highlights and scorecard here

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BS Web Team  | New Delhi 


India was 99 for three in reply to England's 112 all out on day 1 of the day-night third Test at Narendra Modi Stadium, popularly known as Motera Stadium, in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.

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At close of play, opener was batting on 57 and giving him company was vice-captain on 1.

(11), (0) and skipper were the three wickets to fall for India.

Earlier, left-arm spinner snared six wickets while Ravichandran Ashwin took three as England collapsed to 112.

Zak Crawley (53) was the top scorer for the visitors.

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ended the innings with 6/38, following his 5/60 in the second innings of the second Test in Chennai. Ashwin captured 3/26.

England started the second session of the day-night Test at 81/4 after Patel, Ashwin and fast bowler Ishant Sharma, playing his 100th Test, gave India the upper hand before tea.

Ollie Pope was bowled by Ashwin in the very first over the session, as he was deceived by a straight delivery that followed three consecutive balls that turned. fell to Patel leg before the wicket in the next over, the dismissal being confirmed by the third umpire despite Stokes going for the review after the on-field umpire raised his finger.

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and Ben Foakes survived the next five overs before the former became Patel's fourth wicket of the day. Ashwin struck again two overs later as Jack Leach edged the third delivery of his over to gully.

Patel then waited for just under 10 overs for his next wicket as holed out at deep square leg. Ben Foakes was the last wicket to fall for England as he was bowled by Patel in the 49th over.

Earlier, Ishant gave India the initial breakthrough in the third over of the match with the dismissal of opener Dom Sibley. Patel then trapped in front of the stumps off his very first ball of the match.

Captain then stuck with Zak Crawley as the latter hit a counter-attacking half-century. However, the pair couldn't see England through to the end of the session, with Root falling to Ashwin for 17. Axar then snaffled the wicket of Crawley towards the end of the session with the England opener departing for 53.

India 1st innings scorecard at Stumps on Day 1

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Rohit Sharma not out 57 82 9 0
Shubman Gill c Crawley b Archer 11 51 2 0
Cheteshwar Pujara lbw b Leach 0 1 0 0
Virat Kohli b Leach 27 56 3 0
Ajinkya Rahne not out 1 3 0 0
Total: 99-3 in 33 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
James Anderson 9 6 11 0
Stuart Broad 6 1 16 0
Jofra Archer 5 2 24 1
Jack Leach 10 1 27 2
Ben Stokes 3 0 19 0

England 1st innings full scorecard

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Zak Crawley lbw b Axar 53 84 10 0
Dominic Sibley c Rohit b Ishant 0 7 0 0
Jonny Bairstow lbw b Axar 0 9 0 0
Joe Root lbw b Ashwin 17 37 2 0
Ben Stokes lbw b Axar 6 24 1 0
Ollie Pope b Ashwin 1 12 0 0
Ben Foakes b Axar 12 58 1 0
Jofra Archer b Axar 11 18 2 0
Jack Leach c Pujara b Ashwin 3 14 0 0
Stuart Broad not out 3 17 0 0
James Anderson not out 0 3 0 0
Total: 112-10 in 48.4 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Ishant Sharma 5 1 26 1
Jasprit Bumrah 6 3 19 0
Axar Patel 21.4 6 38 6
R Ashwin 16 6 26 3

playing 11

India has made two changes in its playing 11 bringing in and Washington Sundar for Mohammed Siraj and Kuldeep Yadav while England has made four changes.
India playing 11: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajnkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah.

England playing 11: Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes, Jack Leach, Jofra Archer, James Anderson, Sturat Broad.

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