At the end of the third day, India took a lead of 171 runs at 270 for three. Rohit Sharma scored his first century on foreign soil, which he completed in six overs. Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja were at the crease at the end of the day, on which all support now rests on the fifth day. Taking a 171 run lead on the third day of the Test. Rohit and Pujara shared a 153-run partnership for the second wicket.
The stumps were declared on the third day due to poor lighting on the ground. There were still 14 overs left in the game on the third day. When the game was stopped due to bad light, the Indian team scored 270 runs for 3 wickets in their second innings. For England, Ollie Robbins took 2 wickets while James Anderson took 1 wicket.
England vs India 4th Test: Rohit Sharma scored his first Test century abroad, completed six for the third time
The Indian team has a lead of 171 runs. Captain Virat Kohli is playing 22 runs in 37 balls, while Ravindra Jadeja is unbeaten on 9 runs in 33 balls. On the fourth day, India will now have two batsmen.
Earlier, KL Rahul (46 off 101 balls) and Cheteshwar Pujara (61 off 127 balls) gave good support to Rohit Sharma. However, Cheteshwar Pujara was also dismissed in the same over when Rohit Sharma was dismissed by Robinson for 127 runs in the first over in the 81st over of the innings. After that Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja came to the crease and by the end of the third day’s play, India had reached 270 runs.
With a boundary, Kohli called for a slap, the fastest to achieve the feat.
Rohit completed his century with sixes
Rohit showed strong defensive technique throughout his series but also showed his aggression. The hitman completed his eighth Test century with a 78m six off Moeen Ali. This is Rohit’s maiden Test century abroad. This is the third time he has completed a century with sixes.
Wife Ritika boosted her enthusiasm in this way
As Rohit completed his century, his wife Ritika Sajdeh sitting in the gallery stood up and saw him cheering. Hitman completed his century by hitting a six for the third time. Veteran Sachin Tendulkar is the first man to score a century with the most number of sixes, having done it six times.
From now on, the name of Major Dhyan Chand will be taken in place of Rajiv Gandhi before the Khel Ratna award.