India vs England Third Test Day 1 Rajkot Match Report 2024

Skipper Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja score fantastic hundreds, while Sarfaraz Khan scored a breezy 62 on his debut as India ended Day 1 of the third test against England in Rajkot on Thursday at 326/5.

After winning the toss and electing to bat first, India got off to a bad start losing wickets of Yashasvi Jaiswal (10), Shubman Gill (0) and Rajat Patidar (5) with the score on 33.

Rohit got a reprieve on 27, when Joe Root dropped a catch off Hartley. The MI skipper along with Jadeja bailed the hosts out off trouble by adding 204 runs for the fourth wicket stand before the former miscued a short ball from Wood to midwicket for a fantastic 131.

Jadeja featured in yet another crucial 77 run stand for the fifth wicket alongside Sarfaraz before the later was run following a mix up with left hander Jadeja for 62.

The hosts ended Day 1 at 326/5, with Jadeja (110)* and nightwatchman Kuldeep Yadav (1) batting at the crease.

Stumps at the end of Day 1

India 326 for 5 (Rohit 131, Jadeja 110*, Sarfaraz 62, Wood 3-69) vs England

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