The third Test match in the five-match series between India and England begins on Wednesday in Hendigley, Leeds. In this encounter, Team India has had a poor start. On a score of just four runs, the visitors had lost two wickets.
In the 11th over, India received the third blow in the form of captain Virat Kohli. After only seven runs, he was fired. Meanwhile, India’s nine wickets have gone for a total of 67 runs. Team India’s first innings was limited to just 78 runs as a result of this.
Opening innings of Team India was reduced to just 78 runs
In front of the England bowlers, the Indian batters bowed. The first innings of Team India was reduced to 78 runs. This is the team’s third-worst performance against England. The Indian squad got off to a terrible start after winning the toss and opting to bat. Only four runs were scored by two wickets.
After that, Rohit and Rahane put up a 35-run stand for the fourth wicket. On a score of 58, half of India’s team had returned to the pavilion. The visiting team’s wickets continued to fall after that. Three batsmen were dismissed for zero runs. Meanwhile, James Anderson and Craig Overton got three wickets each for England, while Sam Curran and Ollie Robinson both took two wickets.
Nine batsmen failed to reach double figures
India’s scoreboard in the first innings of the Leeds Test against England was so bad that any fan would be embarrassed to watch it. The team’s nine batters failed to reach double figures. Rohit Sharma, the opener, scored 19 runs from 105 balls. At the same time, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane scored 18 runs with his bat. Apart from that, none of the batsmen reached double figures.