England vs India, 3rd Test: India won the Toss and opted to bat

Joe Root and Virat Kohli poses for 3rd Test match of test searies 2021 in England

Joe Root and Virat Kohli poses for 3rd Test match of test searies 2021 in England

India won the toss and elected to bat
With the stakes rising, the Indian cricket team has a realistic chance of winning the series in England for the first time since 2007, when they triumphed 1-0. As India looks to extend their lead in the series, a group of enthusiastic and inspired individuals will take centre stage.
Virat Kohli may not be having the best of times with the bat right now, but it won't stop him from reaching yet another milestone in international cricket. The Team India captain is only 63 runs away from reaching 23,000 international runs, and the Headingley Test, which begins today, will be his chance to do so. Kohli is expected to become the fastest player to reach the historic milestone, having scored 22,937 runs in 487 innings. Sachin Tendulkar has the fastest time of 522 innings to achieve the milestone. Kumara Sangakkara, Ricky Ponting, Mahela Jayawardene, Jacques Kallis, and Rahul Dravid are the other batsmen in the club.
India's bowling department has been the focus of all attention and has proven to be a dangerous opponent for opposing batsmen. After a disappointing performance in the World Test Championship (WTC) final, Jasprit Bumrah's dream run in this series has demonstrated his tenacity.
England's squad has been overhauled, with the likes of Zak Crawley and Dom Sibley being dropped. Dawid Malan, the talismanic middle-order batsman, has been recruited into the squad, and he will be held to a high standard.
After a huge 151-run victory over England in the second game of a five-match series, India took the top spot in the latest World Test Championship standings with 14 points. The rain-affected tie in the first Test earned India four points, while the outright victory at Lord's earned India 12 points. However, the team was deducted two points for slow over rate, resulting in a total of 14 points instead of 16.
Teams are penalised one point for each over they fail to complete, according to WTC rules. A win in a match is worth 12 points, while a tie is worth six points. When a game is drawn, four points are awarded. India is followed by Pakistan (12 points), who levelled the series by defeating West Indies by 109 runs. The Caribbean team has 12 points after winning the first match of the series and is currently third in the standings. With two points, England is in fourth position. Due to their slow over rate, they also lost two points earned from the draw in the first match in Nottingham.

Source: Times Now



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