Watch England vs India cricket highlights of the final Test day 3. IND vs ENG highlights today on December 18, 2016. England concluded their first innings of the 5th Test of the series in style. They posted their 2nd highest total of 477 in the series at the MA Chidambaram stadium on Saturday. The host was a bit slow and steady in reply as they ended on 60 for no loss after the day’s play. Regular opener Murali Vijay Could not make it to the match due to the shoulder injury, Parthiv Patel opened the innings with KL Rahul. Parthiv was not out on 28 while Rahul was on 30.
India struck early on the 2nd day when Aswin picked Ben Stokes caught in the slips. Then the pacers took a couple of quick wickets to serve India’s cause. But the newcomer Liam Dawson (66) and Adeel Rashid (60) had something else in their mind. these to tail-ender made the Indian bowler toil hard almost the whole day. An epic partnership of 108 for the 8th wicket made Kohli and his team rather frustrated.
when England was in a sudden collapse from 284-4 to 321-7, England felt helpless for once again in this series. Cook and his men probably were thinking of the plan of action with the ball in their second innings. But this time around, Rashid and Dawson didn’t ruin the potential of a solid position of what’s foundation was set by Moeen Ali and Joe Root on Day 1. Moeen Ali went for 146 playing a rush shot into the deep mid-wicket.
Adil Rashid and Dawson took 249 balls to pile the crucial partnership for England. Finally, Umesh Yadav brought relief for the hosts by departing Adeel Rashid who nicked the ball behind to the wicket-keeper. Amit Mishra put an end to the England’s innings as no. 11 Jake Ball could not read the googly from the leg-spinner and get bowled.