India vs England 4th Test, Day 3 Live Cricket Score: England In Tatters As Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel Spin A Web

March 6, 2021 0 By boss

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IND vs ENG, 4th Test, Day 3 Live Score: England In Tatters As Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel Spin A Web

IND vs ENG Live: Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates a wicket during Day 3 of the 4th Test match.© BCCI




Currently six wickets down, England are crumbling down against India on Day 3 of the fourth Test match, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The visitors are trailing and are in a precarious position. Ben Foakes and Dan Lawrence are currently batting for England, and the duo will be aiming to build a stable partnership. Ravichandran Ashwin has built on his fine form, and has taken three wickets already. Meanwhile, Axar Patel has also registered three dismissals. India wrapped up their first innings before Lunch, taking a lead of 160 runs. The hosts posted 365 in reply to England’s first innings score of 205. Washington Sundar was left stranded after scoring an unbeaten knock of 96, missing out on a ton by a narrow margin. On Day 3, Stokes was paid for his hard work, taking two wickets, and Root registered a dismissal. The final of the World Test Championship is also at stake for India, who have to avoid defeat in this Test to book a date with New Zealand at Lord’s later this year in the final. (LIVE SCORECARD)

4th Test, Day 3 Live Updates Between India (IND) vs England (ENG), Straight From Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

  • 14:38 (IST)

    One run, ENG: 96/6

    Axar tosses a shorter delivery, outside off. Lawrence guides it to the left of mid-on for a single.

  • 14:34 (IST)

    One run

    Sundar tosses it outside off. Lawrence inside edges it into the off side. One run.

  • 14:33 (IST)

    One run

    Sundar tosses a length delivery, and Foakes glances it through square leg for a single.

  • 14:31 (IST)

    The action resumes!

    Ben Foakes and Dan Lawrence are at the crease for England. Washington Sundar to bowl for India.

  • 14:24 (IST)

    50 years of Sunil Gavaskar’s Test debut!

    Today, everyone paid tribute to legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar on his 50th anniversary of his Test debut for India. He was felicitated by the BCCI at the Narendra Modi Stadium. Here is the video:

  • 14:15 (IST)

    BIG APPEAL! ENG: 91/6 (33) | Tea, Trail by 69 runs

    A leg sided delivery by Ashwin, and it thumps the pads of Lawrence. India appeal, but the umpire says no.

    India lose a review, as the ball was missing the stumps.

    Its Team time now, and England are 91 for six. They trail by 69 runs.

  • 14:08 (IST)

    FOUR!

    THAT WAS ALMOST A CATCH!

    Lawrence slog swept this delivery by Sundar, and Mayank throws himself but misses the catch behind square. FOUR!

  • 14:07 (IST)

    No run

    Brilliant work by Pant!

    Sundar’s delivery spins down the leg side, and Pant catches it down leg, and flicks it on to the stumps. Took Foakes by surprise.

  • 14:03 (IST)

    No run, ENG: 83/6

    Axar tosses it up, and Lawrence defends it off the front foot. No run.

    England are 83 for six after 31 overs, and trail by 77 runs.

  • 14:01 (IST)

    Three runs

    Foakes guides this delivery by Axar through the square leg region. Good running and they take three runs.

  • 13:59 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A slower delivery by Ashwin, and Lawrence tries to cut it. He outside edges it past the fielder at slip for a four!

  • 13:57 (IST)

    No run

    Axar tosses it up, and Foakes drives it to the fielder at mid-off. No run.

  • 13:48 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A short ball by Axar, and Lawrence cuts it away between point and cover for a four!

  • 13:48 (IST)

    1 leg bye

    Another turning delivery by Ashwin, and it goes to leg slip. Foakes couldn’t get any bat to it.

  • 13:46 (IST)

    OUT! Joe Root lbw b Ravichandran Ashwin 30 (72)

    ASHWIN STRIKES NOW!

    A flat delivery by him, and Root tries to hit it back, but it strikes him on the pads. 

    He reviews it directly. There was no inside edge, and it was hitting middle and off stumps.

    In comes, Ben Foakes.

  • 13:40 (IST)

    OUT! Ollie Pope st Rishabh pant b Axar Patel 15 (31)

    EXCELLENT WICKETKEEPING BY RISHABH PANT!

    A good dipping delivery by Axar, and Pope goes down the pitch. But he gets beaten by the flight and turn, and Pant does an excellent stumping.

    In comes, Dan Lawrence.

  • 13:34 (IST)

    Four leg byes

    Ashwin tosses it down leg, and the spin makes it more harder for Pant or Pope to deal with it. It goes to the fine leg fence for a four.

  • 13:32 (IST)

    Three runs

    Axar tosses a faster delivery, and Pope top edges it over the slips. Rahane stops a boundary with a sliding save at fine leg. Three runs.

  • 13:27 (IST)

    SIX!

    GOOD HIT BY POPE!

    He goes down the track and smacks this delivery by Ashwin over wide mid-wicket for a six!

  • 13:23 (IST)

    CLOSE!

    Pope pops this delivery by Ashwin in the air, and Gill at short leg can’t get his fingers around it.

  • 13:20 (IST)

    One run

    Ashwin tosses it up, on middle and off. Pope glances it to mid-on and a direct-hit makes things rash for England. One run.

  • 13:13 (IST)

    Two runs

    Siraj bowls a full delivery, down leg. Root hits it through backward square leg for two runs.

  • 13:12 (IST)

    No run

    A slow and full delivery by Axar, on off. Root goes forward and guides it to point. Kohli has a try at the stumps, and ball bounces to hit Root. Kohli apologizes to him.

  • 13:07 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full delivery by Axar, wide of off. Root sweeps it with much aplomb to the midwicket boundary for a four!

  • 13:04 (IST)

    One run

    Siraj sends a length delivery, outside off. Pope hits it to point for a single.

  • 12:57 (IST)

    One run

    Back of a length by Axar, and Pope trickles it behind square on the leg side for a single.

  • 12:55 (IST)

    OUT! Ben Stokes c Virat Kohli b Axar Patel 2 (9)

    ENGLAND ARE CRUMBLING!

    Axar tosses a length delivery, outside off. There is not much turn in it, and Stokes tries to sweep it, but ends up lofting it to Kohli at leg slip for a catch.

    In walks, Ollie Pope.

  • 12:48 (IST)

    One run

    A short delivery by Axar, in middle. Stokes hits it through square leg for a single.

  • 12:46 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full delivery by Ashwin, outside off. Root goes forward to drive it past the short cover for another four!

  • 12:46 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Ashwin tosses it short, outside off. Root smacks it through the covers for a four!

  • 12:42 (IST)

    OUT! Dom Sibley c Rishabh pant b Axar patel 3 (21), ENG: 20/3

    Axar tosses a good delivery, and Sibley sweeps it well, right to the left leg of Gill at short leg, who was jumping to avoid the shot. It lobs to Pant for an easy catch. The soft signal was out, and TV umpire allows makes the same decision.

    In walks, Ben Stokes. England trail by 140 runs.

  • 12:36 (IST)

    One run

    Ashwin tosses a short delivery, on off. Root taps it to long-on for a single.

  • 12:31 (IST)

    One run

    Ashwin tosses it short, and down leg. Root pulls it through backward square leg for a single.

  • 12:28 (IST)

    One run

    Axar tosses it full, outside off. Root guides it through the covers for a single.

    After six overs, England are 12 for two, and trail by 148 runs.

  • 12:22 (IST)

    OUT! Jonny Bairstow c Rohit Sharma b Ravichandran Ashwin 0 (1)

    THAT’S ANOTHER DUCK FOR BAIRSTOW! OMNIOUS SIGNS FOR ENGLAND!

    Ashwin tosses it up, on middle. Bairstow waits in the crease and trickles it to Rohit in leg slip for a catch.

    GOOD BOWLING BY ASHWIN! ALSO THE THIRD DUCK FOR BAIRSTOW IN FOUR INNINGS!

    In walks, Joe Root.

  • 12:20 (IST)

    OUT! Zak Crawley c Ajinkya Rahane b Ravichandran Ashwin 5 (16)

    WHAT A DELIVERY WITH THE NEW BALL!

    He tosses it full, and around the off stump. Crawley goes for the turn, but it hits the outside edge of is bat, and goes to Rahane at first slip for a catch.

    In comes, Jonny Bairstow.

  • 12:18 (IST)

    Four leg byes!

    A length ball by Ashwin, and Crawley misses it. Pant also misses it. Goes down the leg side for byes.

  • 12:14 (IST)

    No run

    Axar tosses it straight, on off. Sibley defends it off the front foot.

  • 12:13 (IST)

    The action resumes!

    Dom Sibley and Zak Crawley to resume batting for England. They trail by 154 runs. Axar Patel to resume proceedings with the ball for India.

  • 11:35 (IST)

    No run, ENG: 6/0 | Trail by 154 runs, Lunch break

    Siraj pitches another half-volley and Crawley drives it back to the bowler. Siraj dives and stops it, but has hurt himself on the left thumb. He gets attended to by the physio.

    Its Lunch time now, and England have scored six runs in three overs. They trail by 154 runs.

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