India vs England (IND vs ENG) 1st Test Highlights: India faced the prospect of having to follow-on after England off-spinner Dom Bess ripped the heart out of their middle order to reduce them to 257/6 at the close on day three of the opening Test in Chennai on Sunday.
After England had posted a mammoth 578 in their first innings before pace bowler Jofra Archer removed both India openers to deny them a strong start to their reply. Rishabh Pant and Cheteshwar Pujara forged the only century-plus partnership of the innings but India still finished the day 321 behind. Washington Sundar was unbeaten on 33 at stumps and Ravichandran Ashwin on eight with the hosts needing another 122 runs to avoid having to bat again if England enforce the follow-on. Earlier, England’s tail added 23 runs to their overnight score of 555/8.
1st Test, MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, 05 Feb, 2021