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Ind Vs Eng 2nd Test Match 2021: The Indian team scored 156 runs for six wickets till lunch in the second innings on Monday, the third day of the second Test match against England, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here, thanks to the innings of skipper Virat Kohli (38) and Ravichandran Ashwin (34). Has been made and his total lead has now been 351 runs. Till lunch, Kohli is 38 with the help of 5 fours in 86 balls and Ashwin is at the crease by making 34 runs with the help of 5 fours in 38 balls, and the two batsmen have already shared a 50-run partnership for the seventh wicket. For England, leg-spinner Jack Leach bowled brilliantly, taking three wickets for 63 runs and Moin Ali took two wickets for 46 runs.
On the second day on Sunday, England’s first innings was piled on 134 runs and Team India got a lead of 195 runs. By the end of the second day’s play, India had scored 54 runs on one wicket and their total lead was 249 runs. In the first session on the third day, Rohit Sharma started playing for India 25 and Cheteshwar Pujara by seven runs. However, Pujara soon got runout and with the help of a four off 23 balls, went to the pavilion on the score of seven. Soon after Pujara’s dismissal, Rohit was out stumped by Jack Leach. Rohit scored just one run and he was dismissed for 26 runs with the help of two fours and a six in 70 balls.
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Rishabh Pant, who came to the crease as a new batsman, could not last too long and Jack Leach stumps him and sent him to the pavilion. Pant hit a four in an eight-run knock off 11 balls. Kohli then proceeded to extend the innings with Rahane but Rahane could not support the captain for much longer and was dismissed by a catch to Oli Pope off Moin Ali. Rahane scored 10 runs in 14 balls with the help of two fours.
However, Kohli continued to handle the innings while batting halfway from one end. Meanwhile, Moin lbw Akshar Patel and gave India the sixth blow. Akshar was dismissed for seven runs in 18 balls with the help of a four.