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India vs England, Mohali Test, score: England 78/4 at stumps, Trail India by 56 runs

Indian spinners, led by Ashwin put a stranglehold on the Mohali Test as they took some quick wickets to put England on the back foot. Earlier, India's lower order rescued them from a precarious situation to take the lead past 100 runs.


By   |  Updated On : November 28, 2016 04:53 PM
Ashwin took some quick wickets to rattle England

Ashwin took some quick wickets to rattle England

Mohali :  

Indian spinners took firm hold of the match while using the turn and bounce of the pitch to put England in trouble. They claimed four scalps and made it tougher for the English batsmen to save the match.

Earlier India's lower order rescued them again as Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Jayant Yadav hit half centuries.

Jayant Yadav, India’s ‘find of the series’ once again impressed with his fighting qualities as his gutsy 55 not out frustrated the visitors. He added 53 runs for the eighth wicket with Jadeja as the morning session certainly belonged to the home team.

For the record, no visiting team has won against India after having conceded 65-run lead in the first innings. The last time it happened was 52 years ago in 1964 when Bob Simpson Australia won after conceding a 65-run first innings lead.

Live Cricket Score India vs England 3rd Test,Day 3

England were bowled out within four overs of resuming their first innings this morning. 

Updates

# England 78/4 in 38 overs at stumps - 2nd innings, Trail India by 56 runs and with 6 wickets remaining

# England lost 4 wickets as Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes' wickets were grabbed by Jayant Yadav and Ashwin respectively.

# Ashwin to Moeen Ali, out Caught by Jayant Yadav!

#  Cook survived a close lbw shout before being bowled by Ashwin

# India's first innings comes to an end. India 417 take lead of 134 runs.

# 400 comes up for India. 

# India's lead nears 100. Currently 381/8

# Jadeja misses out on century. Out for 90

# It's lunch! India lead by 71 with three wickets in hand

# 50 for Jadeja! And there comes the sword-wielding celebration.

# Stokes to Ashwin, out Caught by Buttler!! Ashwin walks back after a fighting 72

# India take lead as Jadeja- Ashwin partnership nears 100

First Published: Monday, November 28, 2016 08:44 AM

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