India vs England 3rd Test: The third match of the 5-match Test series between India and England will be played at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. This match is going to be very important for both the teams. Both the teams are currently tied at 1-1 in the series. At the same time, no test match will be played on this ground after 5 years.
Test match will be played in Rajkot after 5 years
The last Test match at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot was played between India and West Indies in the year 2018. At the same time, only two test matches have been played on this ground. Out of these, Team India has won one match and one match has been a draw. Team India also played a test match against England on this ground which ended in a draw. In this match, England gave a great fight to the Indian team.
2016 India-England Rajkot Test match
In the 2016 Rajkot Test match, the England team, batting first, scored 537 runs in the first innings. During this, Joe Root had played an inning of 124 runs and Ben Stokes had played an inning of 128 runs. At the same time, Moeen Ali also scored 117 runs. In response, Team India had scored only 488 runs in its first innings. For India, Murali Vijay played an inning of 126 runs and Cheteshwar Pujara played an inning of 124 runs. At the same time, England had declared its second innings at 260 runs and by the end of the 5th day’s play, India had scored 172 runs at the loss of 7 wickets, due to which the match ended in a draw.
Schedule of last three test matches
Third Test- From 15th February, Rajkot
Fourth Test – From 23 February, Ranchi
Fifth Test- From 07 March, Dharamshala
Team India’s squad for the last three test matches
Rohit Sharma (captain), Jasprit Bumrah (vice-captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Dhruv Jurel (wicketkeeper), KS Bharat (wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar. , Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Akash Deep.
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