ENG vs IND Live Score: James Anderson took three wickets to put England ahead in the first session.© AFP
India got off to a terrible start as they lost the key wickets of KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara and skipper Virat Kohli in the first session of the match after India opted to bat against England in the third Test at Headingley. James Anderson claimed all the three Indian wickets as Ajinkya Rahane joined Rohit Sharma in the middle with the score at 21/3 after 10.5 overs. India went into the game unchanged from their winning combination at Lord’s, while England brought in Dawid Malan and Craig Overton for this Test. After a memorable win at Lord’s, India will look to carry on the momentum. The visitors had bowled out England for 120 in their second innings to register a comfortable 151-run win in the second Test to take 1-0 lead in the series. India have problem of plenty as seamer Shardul Thakur, who had missed the Lord’s Test due to injury, is fit and available for selection. On the other hand, England suffered another setback as Mark Wood was ruled out of the third game with shoulder injury. Wood injured his shoulder in the second Test while diving near the boundary ropes. (LIVE SCORECARD)
England vs India, 3rd Test, Day 1 Live Updates From Headingley, Leeds
England On Target !
England are still on top with Lunch around the corner
The Indian camp will want Rohit and Rahane to remain unbeaten at the end of the first session
IND 40/3 after 20 overs
Rahane finds a four in the gully region after struggling against Curran’s incoming deliveries
IND 36/3 after 17.5 overs
Moeen Ali Into The Attack !
Root brings Moeen Ali into the attack
Anderson finally gets a breather
Runs Drying Up !
Sam Curran is testing both Rahane and Sharma occasionally as runs are hard to come by
IND 31/3 after 16 overs
Maiden From Anderson !
Another maiden from Anderson as he is keeping things so very tight
IND 30/3 after 15 overs
Anderson Show !
What a spell it has been by Anderson – 7 overs 4 maidens 6 runs 3 wickets
IND 30/3 after 13 overs
Anderson has certainly put England ahead in the first session with the key wickets of Rahul, Pujara and skipper Kohli
Rohit and Rahane will need to build a solid partnership now to bring India out of trouble
IND 26/3 after 12 overs
Rohit Sharma 9*
Ajinkya Rahane 0*
Sam Curran Starts With Maiden !
Sam Curran bowls a maiden first up – swings the ball both ways
IND 19/2 after 10 overs
Anderson On Song !
James Anderson ends a splendid over, beating Rohit Sharma off the pitch with some intense lateral movement
IND 19/2 after 9 overs
Kohli hits first four off the bat for India as he glides one behind down the leg side against Robinson
IND 17/2 after 7.3 overs
England On Top !
England have tightened the screws on the scoring after two early blows with Robinson and Anderson looking menacing with each passing delivery
IND 8/2 after 6 overs
Solid Defence !
Solid defence from Rohit Sharma
IND 4/1 after 4 overs
Anderson Bowls Maiden !
Anderson is keeping things tight from one end, bowls a fantastic maiden
IND 2/1 after 3 overs
Ollie Robinson Starts Well !
Ollie Robinson starts well from the other end
IND 2/1 after 2 overs
First Run !
A looser from Jimmy is hit for the first run of the match
IND 1/0 after 0.1 overs
Play Set To Begin !
Indian openers, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma, are in the middle and will face James Anderson first up
Virat Kohli Wins Toss, Opts To Bat !
India captain Virat Kohli wins toss, opts to bat vs England at Headingley
No changes for India as they keep the same XI from Lord’s
The pitch for the third Test looks like this
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After a riveting 2nd Test at Lord’s, which the visitors won in emphatic style, fans can an expect another mouthwatering contest when the two teams face each other in Leeds
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