India beat England third test
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India wrapped up victory in the third test against England on Wednesday picking up the final wicket needed to secure a 203 run victory at Trent Bridge.

The victory narrows England’s lead in the five-test series to 2-1 ahead of next Thursday’s fourth test at Southampton.

Skipper Virat Kohli was named man of the match after knocks of 97 and 103 for the tourists.

Brief Scores: 

India 1st Innings 329 (V Kohli 97, A Rahane 81; J Anderson 3-64, S Broad 3-72, C Woakes 3-75)

England 1st Innings 161 (JC Buttler 39, AN Cokk 19; H Pandya 5-28)

India 2nd Innings 352-7 dec (V Kohli 103, C Pujara 72, H Pandya 52 no; A Rashid 3-101)

England 2nd Innings (JC Buttler 106, BA Stokes 62, JJ Bumrah)

Toss: England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to field


England: Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root (capt), Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow (wkt), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

India: KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (capt), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wkt), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah

Umpires: Chris Gaffaney (NZL), Marais Erasmus (RSA)

TV umpire: Aleem Dar (PAK)

Match referee: Jeff Crowe (NZL)

Result: India won by 203 runs

Series: England lead five-match series 2-1


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