Stats and records made on day 3 of first Test between England and India
Both the teams put their efforts completely on third day of first Test between England and India.
Enthusiasm for match has reached to a very high level.
India was still in commanding position till end of day 3. Team India was at the lead of 70 runs. But still nothing can be predicted regarding the result.
The match was resumed on day 3 with India’s score of 125 for 4.
KL Rahul performed extremely well and smashed 84 runs in 214 balls with the help of 12 fours.
Rishabh Pant smashed 25 runs in 20 balls with the help of 3 fours and 1 six.
Ravindra Jadeja’s performance was quite impressive with 56 runs in 86 balls with the help of 8 fours and 1 six.
Shami gave the contribution of 13 runs in 20 balls.
Bumrah also tried hard and made 28 runs in 34 balls with the help of 3 fours and 1 six.
Siraj was unbeaten at 7 runs.
Ollie Robinson and James Anderson tried hard to provide some resistance to India‘s increasing runs at high rate.
India made the total score of 278 runs and took 95-run lead.
England team also started with new vigor and smashed 25 runs. Once again rain came as barrier for entertainment and the match was abandoned.
At the end of day 3 England team was trailing by 70 runs and both the teams were trying hard to move towards victory.
Here are some important stats and records made on day 3 of first Test between England and India.
James Anderson’s stats and records made on day 3 of first Test between England and India
James Anderson achieved third position in the list of Test wicket- takers. On day 2 of the match, number of wickets of Anderson became equivalent to Anil Kumble and on day third he surpassed Anil Kumble who hold the record of grabbing 619 Test. Anderson picked up 2 more wickets and now total number of wickets picked by him in Test format became 621. Muthiah Muralidaran is on first spot in this regard with 800 runs and Shane Warne is on second with 708 runs.
Anderson has completed his 88 Test wickets against India in England and he became the bowler with most wickets against an opposition in home Tests. He surpassed Harbhajan Singh, who holds the record of picking 87 wickets against Australia in England.
Ravindra Jadeja’s stats and records made on day 3 of first Test between England and India
Ravindra Jadeja achieved the record of becoming fifth-fastest all-rounder to score the double of 2000 Test runs as well as 200 Test wickets. He achieved the feat in 53 innings.
Ravindra Jadeja holds the record of having highest batting average among all Indian batsmen with 100+ runs, in overseas Tests since 2017. He scored the runs at an excellent average of 45.50.
KL Rahul’s stats and records made on day 3 of first Test between England and India
KL Rahul scored 84 runs in first innings of the match. Since 2011, it is fourth-highest score made by an Indian opener in England Tests. During 2018 tour of England, Rahul scored 149 and it his highest score made by an Indian opener in England Tests.
Robinson’s stats and records made on day 3 of first Test between England and India
Robinson made his maiden 5-wicket haul in Tests. Before this match he made his best bowling figure of 4/75 while playing against New Zealand. In this match he achieved the bowling figure of 5/ 85.
Bumrah’s stats and records made on day 3 of first Test between England and India
Jasprit Bumrah made his highest Test score. He smashed 28 runs in 34 balls. Before the match he possessed highest Test score of unbeaten 10 runs.
Rishabh Pant’s stats and records made on day 3 of first Test between England and India
This year Rishabh Pant has got great achievement of becoming India’s highest scorer in Tests. He has completed his 585 Test runs.