Ashwin Stars with bat and ball,Leaves England in trouble
India vs England 3rd Test, Mohali
Day 3 Stumps
England: 283-10,78-4 (38 ovrs) Root(36*) Ashwin 3-19
India:417-10 (138.2 ovrs) Ashwin(72) Jadeja(90) Stokes 5-73
Ravindra Jadeja led India’s powerful lower-order batting display with a career best ninety before spin partner Ravichandran Ashwin wrecked England’s top order to position the hosts firmly in command of the 3rd test on Monday.
Jadeja fell agonisingly short of his maiden scan century but shared seventy five-plus partnerships with Ashwin and Jayant Yadav to provide India, who have been all out for 417, a helpful first-innings lead of 134 runs.
Ashwin struck thrice within the final session as England, 1-0 down in the 5-Match series, slumped to 78-4 at the finish of third day, Still traliling by 56 runs.
Joe Root was unbeaten on 36 at the close with nightwatchman Gareth Batty on nought and thetouring side face an uphill battle to avoid wasting the match on the Punjab Cricket Stadium.
Resuming on 271-6, India needed four overs to erase the 12-run first-innings deficit before their lower order batsmen led them to a massive lead.
Ben Stokes, who produced a lion-hearted effort with the ball to say 5-73, earned a leap forward when he pushed aside Ashwin for 72, a composed knock together with 11 fours.
The Ashwin-Jadeja stand used to be valued at a suit-excessive 97 runs and Jadeja went on to complete his 3rd test fifty, celebrating together with his trademark swirling of the bat, earlier than accelerating and smacking four boundaries in a single Chris Woakes over.
Aggression proved his downfall, nonetheless, as Jadeja stepped out to Adil Rashid and holed out in the deep to leave after an unique one hundred seventy-ball knock that included 10 fours and a six.
Jadeja added eighty runs with Jayant, who made fifty five(55), his maiden test fifty.
England opener Haseeb Hameed was suffering from a finger injury sustained within the first innings and Root opened the innings with Alastair cook.
Cook survived two reviews however might now not capitalise, Ashwin pushing a delivery through the England’s captain Cook defence to bowl him for 12.
Moeen Ali chipped Ashwin to Jayant at mid-on, Jonny Bairstow fell caught in the back of to Jayant and Ashwin dismissed Ben Stokes for 5 to place India in a dominant role.