England vs India Cheteshwar Pujara: Team India scored 125 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in the second innings of Birmingham Test match till the end of the third day’s play. During this, Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant performed brilliantly. Pujara hit a half-century. While Pant remained unbeaten on 30 runs. James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes took one wicket each for England. Earlier, England’s team was all out on the score of 284 runs in the first innings.
Team India had a poor start in the second innings as well. But Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant handled the innings. Opener Shubman Gill got out after scoring just 4 runs. While Hanuma Vihari returned to the pavilion after scoring 11 runs in 44 balls. Former captain Virat Kohli also could not do anything special. Facing 40 balls, he got out after scoring 20 runs with the help of 4 fours. Pujara and Pant remained unbeaten till the end of the third day’s play. Pujara scored an unbeaten 50 off 139 balls. He has hit 5 fours. Pant scored 30 not out off 46 balls. He hit 4 fours. In this way, India has taken a lead of 257 runs with 125 runs.
England scored 284 runs in the first innings on the third day of the match. Jonny Bairstow performed brilliantly for the team and scored a century. He scored 106 runs off 140 balls. During this he hit 14 fours and 2 sixes. Sam Billings scored 36 runs off 57 balls. His innings included 4 fours. Joe Root returned to the pavilion after scoring 31 runs. He hit 4 fours. In the end, Matty Potts scored 19 runs. He faced 18 balls and hit 3 fours and a six.
Mohammed Siraj bowled brilliantly for India. He scored 66 runs in 11.3 overs. Along with this took 4 wickets. Captain Jasprit Bumrah was also seen in color. He took 3 wickets. Bumrah gave 68 runs in 19 overs and took out 3 maidens. Mohammad Shami got 2 wickets. While Shardul Thakur took a wicket.