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India brush aside England in 3rd Test for 2-0 series lead

Indian test cricket team captain, Virat Kohli, left, and Parthiv Patel celebrate as India beat England on the fourth day of their third cricket test match in Mohali, India, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

India registered a comprehensive eight-wicket win over England in the third test in Mohali and went up 2-0 in the five-match series. The hosts finished at 104-2 in 20.2 overs, chasing down the 103-run target with resolute ease. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Indian wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel, right, celebrates the dismissal of England's captain Alastair Cook, center, on the first day of their third cricket test match in Mohali, India, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Alastair Cook won the toss and opted to bat. He was dropped twice but was eventually dismissed at 27 by Ravichandran Ashwin. AP

England's Jonathan Bairstow, left, is greeted by his teammate Jos Buttler after he scored half century on the first day of their third cricket test match against India in Mohali, India, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

England's Jonathan Bairstow is greeted by his teammate Jos Buttler after he scored half century on the first day. India ended Bairstow's resistance late on Saturday as England reached 268-8 at stumps. AP

Indian cricketers celebrate the dismissal of England's Gareth Batty on the second day of their third cricket test match in Mohali, India, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Mohammed Shami (3-63) struck twice to bring a quick end to England's innings on Day 2, who had started from 268-8 overnight. Shami had Rashid caught behind and then trapped Gareth Batty lbw. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Cricket - India v England - Third Test cricket match - Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, India - 27/11/16. England's Ben Stokes (C) and James Anderson (R) celebrate the dismissal of India's Virat Kohli. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

England's Ben Stokes and James Anderson celebrate the dismissal of India's Virat Kohli. Kohli was out for 62 on Day 2 in Mohali. Reuters

India's Cheteshwar Pujara plays a shot on the second day of their third cricket test match against England in Mohali, India, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Cheteshwar Pujara and Kohli had added 75 runs for the third wicket on Day 2. Pujara had reached his 11th test half century off 100 balls, inclusive of eight fours. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

India's Ravindra Jadeja waves his bat after scoring a half century on the third day of their third cricket test match against England in Mohali, India, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Ravindra Jadeja waves his bat as a sword in celebration after scoring a half century on the third day. He was dismissed at 90 by Adil Rashid, falling short of his maiden test hundred. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

England's cricketers congratulate their teammate Adil Rashid, second from right, after taking the wicket of India's Ravindra Jadeja on the third day of their third cricket test match in Mohali, India, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

England's cricketers congratulate their teammate Adil Rashid (4-118) after taking the wicket of India's Ravindra Jadeja on the third day. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

England's Ben Stokes, left, celebrates after taking the wicket of India's Ravichandran Ashwin, right, on the third day of their third cricket test match in Mohali, India, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

England's Ben Stokes, left, celebrates after taking the wicket of India's Ravichandran Ashwin on the third day in Mohali. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Cricket - India v England - Third Test cricket match - Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, India - 28/11/16. India's Virat Kohli celebrates the dismissal of England's Ben Stokes. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Virat Kohli celebrates the dismissal of England's Ben Stokes by making an 'I am quiet' gesture which said it all. Reuters

England's Joe Root, left, is congratulated by team mate Haseeb Hameed after scoring a half-century on the fourth day of their third cricket test match against India in Mohali, India, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Joe Root is congratulated by teammate Haseeb Hameed after scoring a half-century on the fourth day against India. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

England's Haseeb Hameed plays a shot on the fourth day of the third cricket test match against India in Mohali, India, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Haseeb Hameed scored a brave half-century that helped England finish their second innings at 236. He has a broken finger in his left hand, and is out of the remaining two tests. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

India's Ravindra Jadeja, right, and Karun Nair jump in air as they celebrate the dismissal of England's Joe Root on the fourth day of their third cricket test match in Mohali, India, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Joe Root (78) scored a gritty half-century, facing 179 balls and scoring six boundaries. Ravindra Jadeja and Karun Nair jump in air as they celebrate his dismissal on the fourth day. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

India's Parthiv Patel plays a shot for a boundary on the fourth day of the third cricket test match against England, in Mohali, India, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Parthiv Patel struck his fifth test half-century and spearheaded the short run-chase on Day 4. He was unbeaten on 67 runs at the end, facing 54 deliveries in all, hitting 11 fours and a six. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)


Published Date: Nov 29, 2016 21:28 PM | Updated Date: Nov 29, 2016 21:28 PM

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