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IND vs ENG 3rd Test: India’s humiliating defeat in the third test, England defeated by an innings and 76 runs

England vs India 3rd Test: The England cricket team has avenged the loss at Lord’s in Leeds. England defeated Team India badly in the third Test played at Headingley’s Leeds. Electing to bat after winning the toss, Team India could score only 78 runs in their first innings. After this, England took a huge lead of 354 runs after scoring 432 runs in their first innings due to the excellent performance of their batsmen. In response, Team India, who fought back on the third day, laid down their arms on the fourth day and the entire team was reduced to just 278 runs. With this, England leveled 1-1 in the five-match series.

In this way, England won the third Test by an innings and 76 runs. The hero of this victory of England was fast bowler Olly Robinson. He took two wickets in the first innings and five in the second innings. Apart from this, Craig Overton also took three wickets in the second innings.

Ollie Robinson took five wickets in the second innings

Tall fast bowler Ollie Robinson, who took only two wickets in the first innings, took five wickets in the second innings. He took the wickets of big batsmen like Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant. On the fourth day, the Indian batsmen knelt in front of Robinson’s bowling. Robinson took five wickets for 65 runs in 26 overs with six maidens.

India lost eight wickets for just 63 runs on the fourth day

On the third day, the Indian batsmen performed brilliantly. By the end of the third day’s play, India had scored 215 for two wickets. Cheteshwar Pujara returned unbeaten on 91 and captain Virat Kohli on 45. But on the fourth day, the England bowlers wreaked havoc with the new ball. English bowlers took wickets at regular intervals. On the fourth day, the Indian team lost its eight wickets within just 63 runs.

Overton also did wonders

Apart from Ollie Robinson, fast bowler Craig Overton also bowled amazingly. He took three wickets for 47 runs. In the first innings too, Overton took three wickets in his name.

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