On the third day of the second Test against England, the Indian team had a poor start and their successive wickets fell. The day started with 54 runs for one wicket, but seeing the score was 86 for 5 wickets. In the very first over of the third day, Pujara was run out, which was unfortunate.
On the final ball of the 19th over of the innings of spinner Moeen Ali, Pujara played towards the short leg but could not return to the crease before Olly Pope gave the ball to wicketkeeper Fox.
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Pujara’s hand also missed the bat during this period and he could not reach the crease. Pujara faced 23 balls and scored 7 runs with the help of a four.
After this, opener Rohit Sharma was stumped by Ben Fox off Jack Leach. He could score 26 runs off 70 balls with 2 fours and 1 six. The fourth blow to the Indian team was on the third ball of the 26th over of the innings when Pant was stumped and had to return to the pavilion. He scored 8 runs off 11 balls with the help of a four. Spinner Moeen Ali caught Ajinkya Rahane (10) at the hands of Oli Pope and in the second innings half of the team returned to the pavilion to score 86.
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Earlier, England team scored only 134 runs in the first innings. For England, wicket-keeper Ben Fox scored 42 runs. Apart from them, Olly Pope contributed 22, Ben Stokes 18 and Dom Sibley contributed 16 runs. Ashwin took 5 wickets for 43 runs. Pesar Ishant Sharma and Akshar Patel got 2-2 wickets while Siraj took one wicket in his first Test in India.
India scored 329 runs in the first innings
Trailing 0-1 in the series, India scored 329 runs in the first innings. Wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant returned unbeaten after scoring 58 runs off 77 balls on the second day. From England, Moin Ali took the maximum 4 while Oli Stone took 3 wickets. Jack Leach took two and Joe Root took one wicket.