On the first day of their third test match against England in Rajkot, the Indian team performed exceptionally well. After returning from an injury sustained in the first test match, Ravindra Jadeja produced an outstanding innings of 110 runs, leading the Indian team from the front. Captain Rohit Sharma scored a vital 131 runs.

England had a strong start to the day, taking two wickets to put the Indian team on the back foot. However, they were unable to remove captain Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja from the game.

England also played well and with good spirits. The Indian team may have performed better, but by the end of the second day’s play, it managed to score 445 runs by taking two wickets from England.

On the second day of the first session, the Indian team will be hoping to take some wickets, but it will not be easy for them. Both Siraj and Ravichandran Ashwin took one wicket each.

England particularly excelled with the bat, scoring 207 runs for the loss of only two wickets in 35 overs. The Indian team achieved the target of 445 runs as England did not perform well with the ball.

However, he performed brilliantly on the batting-friendly pitch of Rajkot, as England opener Ben Duckett hit a century. Ben Duckett scored 133 runs off 118 balls with 21 fours and 2 sixes.

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IND: 445/10 (130.5 OVR)
ENG 207/2 (35) England is behind by 238 runs.

The Indian team scored 326 runs on the first day of the third test match at Rajkot, but they were unable to form partnerships on the second day, and as a result, they were all out for just 445 runs.

In contrast, Dhruv Jurel and Ravichandran Ashwin scored 46 and 37 runs, respectively, in India’s opening inning. Ravindra Jadeja scored 112 runs in 225 balls with nine fours and two sixes.

Rehan Ahmed took two wickets and Mark Wood claimed four from England’s bowling unit. At the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot, India’s opening inning saw one wicket each taken by James Anderson, Tom Hartley, and Joe Root.

Day 2 saw England bowl brilliantly, and as a result, they halted the Indian team for less than 450 runs. In Rajkot, England batted brilliantly in their opening inning, putting 207 runs on the board in 35 overs at the cost of two wickets.

Ben Duckett and Zak Crawley opened the inning, however Crawley was dismissed after only 15 runs, while Ben Duckett kept up his aggressive style of bowling and put pressure on the Indian bowlers.

Ollie Pope and Ben Duckett put together a respectable 93 runs for the second wicket, Duckett, at 133 runs, is still at the wicket. Pope scored 39 runs in 55 balls.

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