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IND vs ENG 2nd Test highlights: England 53-3 at stumps on Day 3

India's second innings ended at 286, shortly after Ashwin reached his three-figure mark. Check India vs England highlights and IND vs ENG scorecard here

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R Ashwin celebrates after scoring a hundred on Day 3 during second test match between India and England held at the Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Photo: Sportzpics for BCCI

India marched towards a big series-levelling victory in the second Test against England after underlined his status as an all-rounder of repute with his fifth Test hundred at MA Chidambaram, Chennai on Monday.

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Set an imposing target of 482, England were tottering at 53 for three at stumps on the third day, requiring 429 more runs to go 2-0 up in the four-match series.

A day before his magnificent effort with the willow (106 off 148 balls) on a pitch that has tested the skill and temperament of the best of batsmen from both sides, Ashwin returned excellent figures of 5/43 for his 29th five-wicket haul in the format.

India's second innings ended at 286, shortly after Ashwin reached his three-figure mark.

Enjoying a brilliant all-round outing, the seasoned off-spinner showed how to get the job done on a treacherous surface, with his exemplary knock.

Earlier, captain struck 62 off 149 balls and added 96 runs for the seventh wicket with Ashwin, helping India extend their overall lead after they were reduced to 106 for six at one stage.

While Kohli showed his class before falling to for the second time in the game, Ashwin also displayed remarkable skills on a challenging surface to prop up the home team.

Kohli struck seven boundaries during his stay in the middle while Ashwin found the fence 14 times and cleared it once at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

Ashwin has now scored a century and taken a five-for in a Test match thrice in his career, standing only behind English great Ian Botham, who has achieved the feat on five occasions.

For the visitors, senior spinner registered figures of 4/98, while Jake Leach picked up 4/100.

England 2nd innings scorecard

Batsmen Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Rory Burns not out 23 35 4 0
Dominic Sibley lbw b Axar 3 25 0 0
Daniel Lawrence not out 19 38 2 1
Jack Leach c Rohit b Axar 0 1 0 0
Joe Root not out 2 8 0 0
Total: 53-3 in 19 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Ishant Sharma 2 1 6 0
Axar Patel 9 3 15 2
R Ashwin 8 1 28 1

India 2nd innings scorecard

Batsmen Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Rohit Sharma st Foakes b Leach 26 70 2 1
Shubman Gill lbw b Leach 14 28 0 1
Cheteshwar Pujara runout (Pope/Foakes) 7 23 1 0
Virat Kohli lbw b Kohli 62 149 7 0
Rishabh Pant st Foakes b Leach 8 11 1 0
Ajinkya Rahane c Pope b Moeen 10 14 2 0
Axar Patel lbw b Moeen 7 18 1 0
R Ashwin b Stone 106 148 14 1
Kuldeep Yadav lbw b Moeen Ali 3 9 0 0
Ishant Sharma c Stone b Leach 7 24 1 0
Mohammed Siraj not out 16 21 0 2
Total: 286-10 in 85.5 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Olly Stone 6.5 1 21 1
Jack Leach 33 6 100 4
Moeen Ali 32 7 98 4
Joe Root 4 0 15 0
Stuart Broad 9 3 25 0
Daniel Lawrence 1 0 7 0


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The IND vs ENG 2nd Test Day 3 proceedings will be telecast live on Star Sports Network. Star Sports 1 HD/SD will live broadcast the matches with English commentary, while Star Sports Hindi HD/SD will do so with Hindi commentary. The Live streaming of England vs India match will be available on Disney+Hotstar VIP and website.

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India needs to win second Test against England to keep its hopes alive for ICC WTC final qualification. England is at the top of the ICC WTC points table while India slipped to 4th spot after losing the first Test of four-match series by 227 runs.  

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