England 114/2, Alastair Cook 46, Joe Root 29, England vs India, 5th Test match, Day 3 stumps: Here at the Kennington Oval stadium of London, England and India are playing the 5th and last Test of the 5 match series.

England scored 114 runs and lost 2 wickets at the stumps on the day 3. English opener Alastair Cook, who is playing his last international test match, scored 46 runs and gave a strong start to his side in the second innings. With the chef, skipper Joe Root (29) will continue the inning on the day 4 and try to pile on the misery on visitors by setting a big target.

For India, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who picked 4 wickets in the first inning, played a prodigious inning of 85 runs and brought his side in a fighting position.

Earlier at lunch, on Day 3, team India has scored 240 runs with the loss of 7 wickets. Visitors are still trailing by 92 runs, but all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja (41), who is close to his another test match half-century, will resume the inning with Ishant Sharma (1) in the second session of the day. 

In the first session, India scored 66 runs and lost 1 wicket of Hanuma Vihari, who completed the first half-century of his career today.

Earlier the day, Indian batsmen Hanuma Vihari (25) and Ravindra Jadeja (8) resumed batting from 174 runs. At the stumps on Day 2, India was trailing by 158 runs.

English bowlers managed to dismiss 6 Indian batsmen with the help of James Anderson and Ben Stokes, who picked 2 wickets each, while Sam Currans and Stuart Broad bagged 1-1 wicket.

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Day 3 stumps

At the end of Day 3, England scored 114/2, Alastair Cook 46 and Joe Root 29 will continue batting tomorrow. Hosts have taken the lead by 154 runs against India in the 5th Test match at Kennington Oval stadium.

England 112/2, lead by 152 runs

India is looking for another wicket before the stumps today. Ravindra Jadeja is trying to trap Joe Root with his turning balls. England 112/2 after 42 overs.

Alastair Cook close to 50

Few overs are left for the day and England has 106/2 with 44 runs contribution of Alastair Cook and 27 runs from skipper Joe Root. England 106/2, lead by 147 runs.

100 up for England

With a beautiful state-drive, Joe Root gets 100 up for England. Alastair Cook 43, Joe Root 23, hosts 101/2 after 38 overs.

England lead by 127 runs

English is cruising towards a good total as they have already taken a lead by 127 runs. England 87/2 after 36 overs.

84/2 (34 over)

England is cruising towards a good total steadily as they have already taken a lead of 124 runs against India in their second innings. England 84/2 after 34 overs.

England 72/2 (30 over)

After the dismissal of Moeen Ali (20), English skipper Joe Root joins Alastair Cook to bat. England 72/2 after 30 overs, lead by 115 runs.


Ravindra Jadeja gets the second breakthrough for India as he traps Moeen Ali in his spin and dislodges the wickets. Ali departs after scoring 20 runs.

England lead by 102 runs

With Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali's steady innings, England has taken a lead of 102 runs over India in the second innings. England 62/1.


KL Rahul drops a straight catch of Moeen Ali in the second slip on beautiful outswinger of Ishant Sharma, Moeen gets a life. England 56/1.

50 up for England

Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali takes England to 50 run mark and has been playing steadily in the second inning. England lead by 95 runs.

England 49/1, lead by 89 runs

English batsmen Alastair Cook (21) and Moeen Ali (13) are playing steadily and England is close to cross 50 runs mark in the second inning. After 23 overs, England 49/1, lead by 89 runs.

England 38/1 (20 overs)

The English team is batting slowly and trying to commit no mistake, which may provide another breakthrough to India. The hosts have taken the lead of 78 runs as they score 38/1 after 20 overs.

England 32/1, lead by 72 runs

Mohammed Shami is piling on more pressure on English batsmen and trying to clinch more wickets. England 32/1 after 17 overs, lead by 72 runs.

England 32/1 (15 over)

After 15 overs, England has taken 72 runs lead and batsmen Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali are playing to the crease to add more runs. England 32/1.

England 32/1

Virat Kohli and men will be looking to get rid of Cook and Ali early as they had built a good partnership in the first innings and troubled team India a lot.


Mohammed Shami gets the first wicket for India as he removes Keaton Jennings with a beautiful inswinger. Moeen Ali comes out to bat in place of Keaton Jennings, who scored 10 runs.

England 23/0

Indian bowlers are looking for the first breakthrough, while opener Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings are playing steadily. England 23/0

Tea break

England 20/0 (9 overs)

The English team is off to a slow and steady start as hosts have scored 20 runs in 9 first overs of their second innings. Alastair Cook 13, Keaton Jennings 5.

England 10/0

English opener Alastair Cook (5) and Keaton Jennings (5) are eying to give a strong and steady start to their side. England 10/0, lead by 56 runs.

England 6/0

Alastair Cook opens his account with a boundary. A bad ball from Jasprit Bumrah and Alastair Cook flicks it to square leg for 4 runs. England 6/0 after 5 overs.

England 1/0

Indian speedsters Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah have started bowling with tight line and length and eying to get the first wicket early.

England 1/0 (3 overs)

England is off to a slow start as hosts score only 1 run in 3 overs. Alastair Cook 0, Keaton Jennings 1, England 1/0.

England 0/0 (1 over)

Jasprit Bumrah starts the proceedings with a maiden over. England lead by 40 runs.

Second innings for England

England's one of the greatest batsmen, Alastair Cook steps in to bat for the last time in the international cricket. With him, Keaton Jennings will start the inning.



India all out for 292 runs

Jasprit Bumrah gets run-out!!! India finishes their first inning with 292 runs on board. After India's inning, England has taken the lead of 40 runs. On the end, Ravindra Jadeja remains not out for 86 runs.

India 292/9 (94 overs)

Jasprit Bumrah is playing steadily with Ravindra Jadeja, who is close to his century and collecting fast runs for the team. India 292/9 after 94 overs.

India 292/9

Team India is looking to reduce the lead completely as they are close to 332 run mark. Ravindra Jadeja has been adding runs fast to the total and cruising towards his ton. India 292/9, trail by 40 runs.

India 292/9

India is now trailing by 40 runs as Ravindra Jadeja is taking his side close to England's score of 332. India 292/9 after 92 overs.

India close to 300

Ravindra Jadeja is playing a prodigious inning and cruising towards his century and India is close to the 300 run mark. India 291/9 after 91 overs.

India close to 300 run mark

Team India is cruising towards England's total of 332 runs. Ravindra Jadeja (75) has now become a headache for English bowlers, who were looking to wrap India's early.

Anderson replaces Ali

English skipper Joe Root brings James Anderson back into the attack in place of Moeen Ali and eying to wrap India's first innings as soon as possible. While Ravindra Jadeja is looking to score more runs. India 260/9.


Indian tail wags as Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami went back to the pavilion. Last man Jasprit Bumrah comes to bat in place of Mohammed Shami, who scored only 1 run and was dismissed by Adil Rashid.

Jadeja completes his half-century

All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja raises his bat after scoring a vital half-century for India. The visitors are still trailing by 74 runs but Indian batsmen are trying to move closer to England's score of 332 runs.


Moeen Ali strikes again for his side as he picks his second wicket of the day. Ishant Sharma departs after scoring 4 runs. Mohammed Shami is the next man in, who will bat with Ravindra Jadeja. India 249/8.

250 up for India

India crosses the 250 run mark in the 84th over. Ravindra Jadeja is close to his half-century and trying to collect more runs for his side. India 250/8 after 84 overs.

India 246/7

After 82 overs, team India has scored 246/7 runs and now only 86 runs behind England's first inning total of 332 runs. Ravindra Jadeja 43, Ishant Sharma 4.

Day 3, session 2

Indian batsmen Ravindra Jadeja (41) and Ishant Sharma (1) resume batting and trying to chase England's total of 332 runs. For England, Adil Rashid bowls the first over after lunch. India 241/7 after 80 overs.


India 240/7 at lunch

The responsibility to score for India is now totally on the shoulders of Ravindra Jadeja, who is close to his half-century. Visitors will continue to bat after the lunch on the Day 3 and are trailing by 92 runs at the end of 79 overs. India 240/7.

Ishant Sharma replaces Hanuman Vihari

Tail-end Ishant Sharna comes to the crease to bat after the dismissal of debutant Hanuman Vihari, who scored 56 runs off 124 balls with the help of 7 boundaries and 1 six. Visitors are still 94 runs behind.


A big set back for team India as Moeen Ali removes Hanuman Vihari (56) and gets the first breakthrough of the day for England. India 237/7.

India 234/6 (76 overs)

English bowlers are trying to get rid of the experienced Ravindra Jadeja and debutant Hanuman Vihari, who are playing well and taking their side close to England's total. India 234/6 after 76 overs.

India 231/6

Ben Stokes bowls another tight over for England as he allows only 1 run off it. India 231/6 after 75 overs, Hanuman Vihari (55), Ravindra Jadeja (34).

India 230/6 (74 overs)

With strong and steady innings of Hanuman Vihari and Ravindra Jadeja, India is cruising towards and good partnership, although hosts are still 102 runs behind England's 332 runs total. India 230/6 after 74 overs.


India 220/6 runs

Hanuman Vihari completes the half-century in his debut match. Now, he has to play a big role for his side and reduce England's lead. After 70 overs, India has scored 220/6 runs.

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