India won by 8 wickets,leads the series 2-0
India vs England 3rd Test, Mohali
India won by 8 wickets
England: 283-10, 236-10 (90.2 ovrs) Root(78) Ashwin 3-81
India: 417-10, 104-2 (20.2 ovrs) Parthiv Patel(67*)
MoM: Ravindra Jadeja
Recalled wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel on smashed a fantastic 1/2 century to hand India a complete eight-wicket win over England on Day four of the third test at the Punjab Cricket Stadium (PCA) in Mohali.
Chasing a paltry score of 103, Patel, who was recalled into the test match after a gap of eight years, along with inform Cheteshwar Pujara (25) anchored the chase and performed an unbeaten knock of 67 runs to help the hosts take a 2-0 lead in the 5 match series.
Murali Vijay’s diminishing returns considering that Rajkot century persevered when he fell for a duck however Patel and Pujara played positively and made certain there no hiccups in the run-chase.
With this knock, Patel has now put forth a powerful contention for his inclusion within the fourth match and it might be fascinating to look whether or not the team administration calls again Wriddhiman Saha or sticks with the 31-year-old left hander.
Eaarlier, resuming the day at the overnight score of 78-four, the visitors misplaced the wicket of Gareth Batty when he used to be adjudged lbw on 0 off the bowling of Ravindra Jadeja.
Joe Root helped England erase the 134-run deficit during the morning session, even though by way of then two additional wickets had been shipped. When Root departed for 78, it was fairly noticeable the place the sport was heading but 19-year-historical Haseed Hameed dug in and Chris Woakes and played positively to persuade India that the brand new ball used to be wanted.
Hameed, who got here to bat at No. 8 as a result of his finger damage, produced a hugely resilient display to end unbeaten on 59 earlier than the Alastair cook-led the team used to be ultimately bundled out for 236, giving India a target of 103.
Jadeja was adjudged Man of the match for his allround performance. The Saurashtra all-rounder completed with match figures of 4-121, besides his priceless 90-run knock within the first innings, which laid the basis for India’s victory.
At the moment, India is looking dominant enough to clinch the 5-match test series with each their batters and bowlers performing tremendously good. On the other hand, after the drawn Rajkot test,Alastair Cook and his men have failed to give you a excellent batting efficiency cause for their debacle in the other two games.
It will be a herculean mission for the visitors to revive their self belief and stage a comeback in the upcoming games.
The 2 teams will now lock horns in the fourth test to be performed on the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai from December 8.