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England v India 3rd Test 2021

England v India 3rd Test 2021

England v India 3rd Test 2021, Wednesday 25th – Sunday 29th August 2021.

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England v India 3rd Test, Headingley

Wednesday 25th – Sunday 29th August 2021

India won the toss and elected to bat

Headingley Scorecard


England won by and innings and 76 runs

World Test Championship Table

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  1. Rohit Sharma
  2. KL Rahul
  3. Cheteshwar Pujara
  4. Virat Kohli (Captain)
  5. Ajinkya Rahane
  6. Rishabh Pant (Wk)
  7. Ravindra Jadeja
  8. Mohammed Shami
  9. Ishant Sharma
  10. Jasprit Bumrah
  11. Mohammed Siraj


  1. Rory Burns
  2. Haseeb Hameed
  3. Dawid Malan
  4. Joe Root (Captain)
  5. Jonny Bairstow
  6. Jos Buttler (Wk)
  7. Moeen Ali
  8. Sam Curran
  9. Craig Overton
  10. Ollie Robinson
  11. James Anderson
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Travel Safe

** 3rd Test Headingley Reports **

England need batting boost to stop India making history


Wednesday 25th August 2021

India 78; Hameed 60*, Burns 52*, England 120/0

England bask in a rare golden day

‘Once we decide to bat first, we back our decision’ – Rishabh Pant


Thursday 26th August 2021

Root’s sublime home ton studs England’s domination

As Root takes the plaudits, Hameed begins to reap what he sowed

Are Kohli and Pujara in slumps? Let’s look at what the control data says


RIP Ted Dexter

Ted Dexter, the old-fashioned modernist


Friday 27th August 2021

India fight back through resolute Pujara, Rohit and Kohli

England contend with a hangover from a big couple of days

Relief for India as Pujara overcomes struggles with the bat


Saturday 28th August 2021

England march to 1-1 with Robinson five-for

England have a man for the long haul in Robinson

Six specialist batters to guard against collapses?
‘I don’t believe in that balance,’says Kohli