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Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

At the close of play on Day 3, England lead by 154 runs with Alastair Cook and Joe Root on the crease

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India vs England 2018, Joe Root, Alastair Cook
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England reached 114 for two in their second innings at stumps on the third day of the fifth Test against India at the Kia Oval in London. At the close of play, England lead by 154 runs with eight wickets remaining. Earlier in the match, England skipper Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat first in the meanwhile make another record of losing all the 5 tosses of a Test Series. In the first innings, England were reduced to 198/7 on Day 1 thanks to some superb bowling by India’s Ishant Sharma and Jasprit However, the next day i.e. Day 2, the birthday boy Jos Buttler put an aggressive 98-run partnership with to bring England back into the game. While India's susceptibility to quality swing bowling once again came to the fore as they struggled to reach 174 for six after England's tail wagged considerably to give the hosts an upper hand on the second day of the fifth and final cricket Test.
 
5th Test Day 3 score




 Team India Test record in last 15 years under various captains

A statistical lowdown will show that India under Sourav Ganguly's leadership drawn Test series in England (2002) and Australia (2003-04) apart from winning a Test in West Indies (a team that had Brian Lara, Carl Hooper, Shivanarine Chanderpaul) and a series in Pakistan. Under Rahul Dravid, India won twin series in West Indies (2006) and England (2007) apart from winning a Test in South Africa. Under Anil Kumble, India won a Test match on a bouncy Perth for the first time while under Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Indian team won a series in New Zealand and also for the only time drew a series in South Africa. 

Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

India vs England 5th Test Day 3 highlights

Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

First Published: Sun, September 09 2018. 13:42 IST

Ind vs Eng 5th Test Day 3 highlights: England 114/2 at Stumps, lead by 154

At the close of play on Day 3, England lead by 154 runs with Alastair Cook and Joe Root on the crease

England reached 114 for two in their second innings at stumps on the third day of the fifth Test against India at the Kia Oval in London. At the close of play, England lead by 154 runs with eight wickets remaining. Earlier in the match, England skipper Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat first in the meanwhile make another record of losing all the 5 tosses of a Test Series. In the first innings, England were reduced to 198/7 on Day 1 thanks to some superb bowling by India’s Ishant Sharma and Jasprit However, the next day i.e. Day 2, the birthday boy Jos Buttler put an aggressive 98-run partnership with to bring England back into the game. While India's susceptibility to quality swing bowling once again came to the fore as they struggled to reach 174 for six after England's tail wagged considerably to give the hosts an upper hand on the second day of the fifth and final cricket Test.
 
5th Test Day 3 score




 Team India Test record in last 15 years under various captains

A statistical lowdown will show that India under Sourav Ganguly's leadership drawn Test series in England (2002) and Australia (2003-04) apart from winning a Test in West Indies (a team that had Brian Lara, Carl Hooper, Shivanarine Chanderpaul) and a series in Pakistan. Under Rahul Dravid, India won twin series in West Indies (2006) and England (2007) apart from winning a Test in South Africa. Under Anil Kumble, India won a Test match on a bouncy Perth for the first time while under Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Indian team won a series in New Zealand and also for the only time drew a series in South Africa. 

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