England we put under scoreboard pressure throughout the whole match the first time in the series.They were always chasing the game right from the 1st innings.Indian Batsmen batted with determination and intent for the first time in the series.India scored 329 in the first innings courtesy to an 81 and 97 rruns innings from Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli respectively.To its reply England started well but the Indian seamers came back well,but the England middle order and tail was blown away by a devastating spell from Hardik Pandya who took five wickets in 6 overs and England folded out for 161 handing India a massive 168 Runs Lead.
India started positively with Dhawan and Rahul scoring runs at a brisk Rate and putting pressure on the English bowling Lineup. After both of their dismissals Pujara and Kohli put up a solid partnership which placed India firmly on the driver’s seat from where they can dictate the outcome of the match. After Pujara’s dismissal Virat Kohli still carried on and brought up his 23rd Century in Test Cricket.He celebrated in his usual style with a flying kiss to his wife Anushka Sharma,He missed a century in the first innings when he was dismissed on 97 trying to drive Adil Rashid,but he made no errors this time around as he completed his century.
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