India vs England Third Test Day 4 Rajkot Match Report 2024

Yashasvi Jaiswal scored his second successive hundred and Ravindra Jadeja claimed figures of 5/41 as the hosts registered their biggest win in test cricket by thumping England by 434 runs on Day 4 of the third Test in Rajkot on Sunday.

Resuming at 196/2, the overnight pair of Gill along with nightwatchman Kuldeep Yadav added 50 more runs before the former was run out following a mix up with Kuldeep for 91.

Kuldeep’s fighting knock of 27 ended, as he was caught at slip by Root off Ahmed. Jaiswal(214)* who was retired hurt, resumed his innings as he along with Sarfaraz Khan (68)* added an unbroken 172 runs for the fifth wicket stand, as India declared their innings at 430/4 with an overall lead of 556.

Chasing 557, England lost Ben Duckett (4) early was run out for 4 following a horrible mix-up with Zak Crawley. Bumrah then got into the act by trapping Crawley leg before wicket for 11.

Ravindra Jadeja struck in the final session of play, by dismissing Ollie Pope (3) caught at slip by Rohit Sharma while attempting a square cut.

Jonny Bairstow’s (4), poor run with the bat continued, as he was trapped leg before wicket by Jadeja. Joe Root (7) and England skipper Ben Stokes (15) both fell leg before wicket while attempting a sweep, as the visitors slumped to 50/6.

Rehan Ahmed (0) was caught at long-on while trying to take on Kuldeep. Ben Foakes and Tom Hartley added 32 runs for the eight wicket stand before the former (16) was caught behind the stumps while attempting a late cut off Ravi Jadeja.

Ravi Ashwin who rejoined the team on Sunday, claimed a solitary wicket by dismissing Hartley bowled for 16. Jadeja claimed a well deserved fifer by dismissing Mark Wood caught at long off by Jadeja for a breezy 15 ball,33 as England were bowled out for 122, giving India a 434 run win.

India 445 (Rohit 131, Jadeja 112, Sarfaraz 62, Wood 4-114) and 430 for 4 dec (Jaiswal 214*, Gill 91, Sarfaraz 68*) beat England 319 (Duckett 153, Siraj 4-84) and 122 (Wood 33, Jadeja 5-41) by 434 runs

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