India vs England Third Test Day 4 Headingley Leeds Match Report 2021

Ollie Robinson claimed figures of 5/65 as England defeated India by an innings and 76 runs on Day 4 at Headingley on Saturday.

The visitors started the day disastrously as they lost Cheteshwar Pujara leg before wicket to Robinson.

The India No 3 offered no shot and therefore departed without adding to his overnight score of 91, missing out on what would have been a well deserved century.

Skipper Virat Kohli survived a close shave against James Anderson when he got a caught behind decision overturned with replay suggesting the bat hitting the pad.

However Kohli perished soon after, nicking a Robinson delivery to Joe Root at first slip for 55.

Ajinkya Rahane’s horror run with the bat continued as he poked at an wide delivery from Anderson.

The 27 year old Robinson then claimed his fourth wicket of the match by dismissing Rishabh Pant caught at third slip leaving India in big trouble at 239/6.

Mohammed Shami was castled by a brilliant delivery from Moeen Ali that spun through the gate.

Ishant Sharma became Robinson’s fifth wicket as he edged one to Jos Buttler.

Ravindra Jadeja scored a quickfire 30 before falling to a simple catch by Buttler off Craig Overton.

The England pacer, a replacement for the injured Mark Wood, claimed the final wicket as India were bowled out for 278 in 99.3 overs, giving the hosts an emphatic victory by an innings and 76 runs.

The focus now shifts to the Kennington Oval where the two teams will lock horns in the fourth Test starting September 2.

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