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

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.

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India brush aside England in 3rd Test for 2-0 series lead
India brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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)

India brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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

India brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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

India brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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)

India brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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 brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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 brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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)

India brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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)

India brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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)

India brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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

India brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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

India brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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 brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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 brush aside England in 3rd Test for 20 series lead

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)

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