The Indian team was bowled out for 78 in the first innings, while the second innings was reduced to 278. Virat Kohli said the low score in the first innings put extra pressure on the team. The cricket team lost the third Test by an innings and 76 runs to England on Saturday. At the end of the third day on Friday, India scored 215 for 2 wickets but on the fourth day on Saturday, in the first session, Virat Sena was all out for 278 runs. India were bowled out for 78 in the first innings, in response to which England scored 432 runs in their first innings to take a 354-run lead. England have leveled the five-match series 1-1 by winning the third Test.
After the loss, Virat Kohli said that the score was low in the first innings which put a lot of pressure on the team. England took a big lead and their bowlers performed brilliantly.
“When you get out within 80 runs in the first innings, there is pressure on the scoreboard. If your opponent’s team scores a big score later, then the problems increase. The Indian team scored 215 for two on the third day and Kohli said, “We played very well to avoid the match on the third day.” We tried as much as possible and also gave ourselves a chance.
However, the England bowlers put a lot of pressure on Saturday and the end result was what they wanted. We thought the pitch was great to bat on but disciplined bowling forced us to make mistakes and the pressure was high. The pressure builds when you can’t score and it’s hard to get out. “Our batting was lagging behind,” the Indian captain said.
Only one picture: Where is the Taliban supreme leader who has never been seen in public India won the toss and decided to bat first, he said, adding that the pitch looked good for batting. When England started batting, our bowling was not that good. The result is how both teams play in the match. Now the series has stopped but we are hopeful that we will come back.
Cheteshwar Pujara was the top scorer for the Indian team in the second innings with 91 runs. While opener Rohit Sharma scored 59 runs and captain Virat Kohli scored 55 runs. Fast bowler Olly Robbins took five wickets for England. He took a total of seven wickets in the match and was declared the player of the match.