India vs England Highlights, 3rd Test Day 2: Ben Duckett Unfazed As England Reach 202/2 At Stumps vs India | Cricket News

IND vs ENG 3rd Test Day 2: Ben Duckett slams century, puts England on top.© AFP

India vs England Highlights, 3rd Test Day 2: Ben Duckett’s unbeaten 133 has put England in control of the proceedings against India in the ongoing third Test in Rajkot. Duckett led England’s charge of Day 2 as the visitors reached 207/2 after bowling India out for 445. They trail by 238 runs with Joe Root (9) batting alongside Duckett. Earlier, Ravichandran Ashwin picked up his 500th Test wicket, removing Zak Crawley to give India a big breakthrough in the final session. India were bowled out for 445 in the first innings after centuries from Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja. (Scorecard)

Here are the Highlights of Day 2 of Third Test between India and England

  • 17:10 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Stumps called!

    A boundary of the last ball of the day’s play! England reach 207/2 and trail by 238 runs. Pope 133 not out while Root also batting on 9.

  • 17:04 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Review lost!

    India lose another review! Caught behind appeal from Ashwin as Rohit takes a good catch diving forward. DRS taken but there’s no bat involved. There was also a check for LBW but the ball was pitching outside leg

    ENG: 202/2

  • 16:58 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: 200 up for England!

    England have touched the 200-run mark! Taken them 34 overs to be precise, all thanks to Duckett’s onslaught. India lead by 245

  • 16:51 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Bumrah vs Root!

    Root came in and Bumrah has been brought back straightaway! He has already got his out in the series. Can he gets him once again before the close of the day’s play

  • 16:37 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Big wicket!

    What a review! Jurel and Siraj convinced Rohit for the review. it was given not out initially. India had already lost a review. But this one goes in their favour. 

    Ollie Pope lbw b Mohammed Siraj 39 (55)

    ENG: 182/2

  • 16:32 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Extended session!

    We are in for an extended session! There are still 10-12 overs left to play today. Another 40-50 runs would be good for England.

    ENG: 171/1

  • 16:20 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Another boundary!

    Runs keep coming thick and fast! Gets down early and nails the reverse. Pope is into his 30s. 

    ENG: 168/1

  • 16:07 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: 100 for Duckett!

    Duckett gets to three figures with a boundary! 88-ball ton. He punches down the ground with a straight bat, watches the ball race to the boundary, and punches the air. 

    ENG: 144/1

  • 15:58 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: England going at quick pace!

    India’s lead is just over 300 now, thanks to Ben Duckett’s onslaught! Need a couple to get to his century. This has been a solid knock from the little man

    ENG:  140/1

  • 15:46 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Duckett survives!

    That was some delivery from Bumrah! Duckett was lucky to get a bat onto it. Pope, the other batter, knows a thing or two about Bumrah’s yorker. 

  • 15:43 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Slog swept for six!

    That is a cracking slog sweep! Gxposes all three stumps and swipes low, swats it over deep midwicket

    ENG: 127/1

  • 15:35 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: That was close!

    Bumrah went for the yorker but it ends up being a full-length delivery. Duckett manages to get an inside edge on it, otherwise he would’ve been gone

    ENG: 115/1

  • 15:25 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: What a shot!

    Bumrah returns and Pope welcomes him with a cracking boundary. Too full and Pope whips it without fuss, through midwicket

    ENG: 108/1

  • 15:17 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Six runs!

    Pummelled over cow corner! Pope goes over the top and clears the boundary. First six of the innings

    ENG: 98/1

  • 15:07 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: 500 Test wickets for Ashwin!

    Top-edge and Crawley is gone! Ashwin gets his 500th Test wicket and what a time to strike. India have been second best in this final session

    Zak Crawley c Patidar b Ashwin 15 (28)

    ENG: 89/1

  • 15:02 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Non-chalantly hit over midwicket!

    A bit short from KD and Duckett rocked back and pulled it against the spin, clears the infield with ease. Duckeett has taken the game to Kuldeep

    ENG: 87/0

  • 14:55 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Crawley picks up the pace!

    Crawley too has joined the party! The runs are flowing at the moment. Pumped through the line and over the bowler’s head. No long-off or long-on to cut that out. Toying with the field

    ENG: 76/0

  • 14:50 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: 50 up for Duckett!

    Duckett races his way to a 39-ball 50 and England are on the charge. He has thrown the kitchen sink at the Indian bowlers after resumption of play

    ENG: 63/0

  • 14:48 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Into the gap, again!

    Duckett is running away! Shows patience and guides it with an open face behind square on the off side. He moves to 45 in no time

    ENG: 58/0

  • 14:44 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Pulled away for a boundary!

    Two more boundaries for Duckett, this time off Siraj, who banged in halfway into the pitch. Picked up from around chest-height. England are on the charge

    ENG: 48/0

  • 14:36 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Swept fine by Duckett!

    Back-to-back boundaries for Duckett! Plays the sweep so well. He was across to middle and off to get inside the line, the full ball was on leg

    ENG: 39/0

  • 14:17 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: End of second session!

    Tea has been called in Rajkot with England 31/0. Duckett has looked in sublime touch so far. 19 off 22 for him. Crawley was also unscathed. England trail by 414 runs

  • 14:12 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Placed in the gap!

    Sublime from Duckett! There’s enough width for him to throw his hands at the ball with an open face. Punched out to cover-point for a boundary

    ENG: 31/0

  • 14:09 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Duckett puts it away!

    Duckett smashes this through covers! He extends his arms and pumps him away through the off side

    ENG: 25/0

  • 14:06 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Maiden over from Siraj!

    Excellent over from Siraj. He ends with a maiden. However, India need wickets. If these two settle, runs might come thick and fast.

    ENG: 21/0

  • 13:55 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Siraj on from the other end!

    So, Siraj does bowl! Remember, he had limped off while running between the wickets. Good to see him all charged up. Starts with a 3-run over

    ENG: 11/0

  • 13:49 (IST)

    India vs England LIVE: England Start From 5/0

    With the first ball of the innings being a no-ball, Jasprit Bumrah looks to test England early on. But, it has to be remembered that Ben Stokes’ men started off with a score of 5/0 and not 0/0 after India were handed a 5-run penalty in the first innings.

  • 13:37 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: India all-out!

    India are all out for 445 and Bumrah is the last man to depart. Siraj remains unbeaten on 3. England’s innings to begin shortly

  • 13:30 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Siraj has pulled up!

    Siraj seemed to be in some pain! He is being attended by the physios. Bumrah called Siraj back for the second run. He takes his right pad off and drops to the floor.

    IND: 443/9

  • 13:26 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Bumrah picks out the gap!

    Bumrah takes aerial route, one bounce for four! Easy pickings for India. 450 is well and truly on

  • 13:21 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: 450 in sight!

    So, we are down to Bumrah and Siraj! Just over a dozen required to reach 450. Can these two take India to that mark?

    IND: 437/9

  • 13:09 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Bumrah on the charge!

    A six and a four! Take a bow, Bumrah! Struck Hartley for a six, and now it’s Rehan Ahmed’s turn. Only a four though. Stood leg side of the ball and thrashed it over mid-on

    IND: 430/9

  • 12:59 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: How unlucky!

    Jurel perishes! Instant response from Rehan after that six from Jurel. Sharp catch from Foakes as Jurel gets a top edge. Rohit applauds the youngster


    Dhruv Jurel c Foakes b Rehan Ahmed 46 (104) 

    IND: 415/9

  • 12:54 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Hammered down the ground!

    Jurel has smoked this straight over long-off. He dances down, gets to the pitch of the floaty 84ks ball on off. Moves to 46

    IND: 415/8

  • 12:53 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Bumrah blocks this!

    Bumrah survives the last ball of the over and Jurel will take the strike next over. 

    IND: 409/8

  • 12:42 (IST)

    India vs England Live: WICKET!

    Anderson makes no mistake as Ashwin holes out! Third time lucky for England as Anderson take one at mid-on

    Ravichandran Ashwin c Anderson b Rehan Ahmed 37 (89)

    IND: 408/8

  • 12:36 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Dropped again!

    Dropped by Stokes at leg slip! Jurel went across and tried to help it along, got it straight to the skipper. Wood can’t believe it that Stokes of all people has dropped this

    IND: 401/7

  • 12:27 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Played fine for four!

    Ashwin tickles it fine! He used the angle and glanced it past leg slip. Ashwin now goes past Jurel

    IND: 398/7

  • 12:23 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Dropped!

    Hit straight to the man at midwicket but Pope drops it! The lack of balance didn’t help and it popped out. Ben Stokes’ reaction tells the whole story

    IND: 394/7

  • 12:21 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Ashwin finds the gap!

    Ashwin punches it off the back foot through the vacant mid-on region. There was plenty of time there and he made the most of it

    IND: 392/7

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