Watch Ind v Eng 3rd test day 1 full HD highlights today from Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh (India) Saturday 26th November 2016. The first match had been drawn, Second India won by 246 runs which is a huge margin and now the third test is going to start from today. England is absolutely struggling at the dry surface but they got a very good batting line and they have also good bowlers. Only one thing is giving worry to them and he is R Ashwin, who is a brilliant bowler and good batsmen.
AU Rashid is going on top in most wicket-taking list with 13 wickets, R Ashwin got the second number with eleven wickets, MM Ali is at third number with seven wickets. It means only spinners are doing a good job on Indian pitches and fast bowlers are struggling too much from both sides. But now at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh pitch is full of runs according to its previous records.
New Zealand scored 630 runs with six wickets down at this pitch in 2003 and it is the highest total of this pitch. India scored 516 all out in 2005, India 515 in 1997, India 505 1999, India 499 in 2013, and the tenth number highest total is 443 which is so good. Now here is a second chance for England to enter the game early as much as possible and sit on driving seat. If they got lucky and won the toss then they should bowl first.
Toss: England won the toss and elected to bat.
M Vijay, PA Patel†, CA Pujara, V Kohli*, AM Rahane, KK Nair, R Ashwin, RA Jadeja, J Yadav, Mohammed Shami, UT Yadav.
AN Cook*, H Hameed, JE Root, MM Ali, JM Bairstow†, BA Stokes, JC Buttler, CR Woakes, AU Rashid, GJ Batty, JM Anderson.
Match Timings: 09:30 local time (04:00 GMT)
England Tour Of India 3rd Test Highlights
Test no. 2238 | 2016/17 season
Played at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
26,27,28,29,30 November 2016 (5-day match)
Umpires – M Erasmus and CB Gaffaney
TV umpire – HDPK Dharmasena
Match referee – RS Madugalle
Reserve umpire – CK Nandan