India vs England: Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya top Trent Bridge report card; Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow flunk
India beat England by 203 runs at Trent Bridge to make a roaring return in the series after being down by two games post the debacle at Lord’s. Here's our report card of players from either side from the third Test.
India vs England: 'We believe we can win series', says Virat Kohli after registering 203-victory in third Test
Virat Kohli said, "We were down 0-2 in the series and a lot of people have stopped believing in us. But we believed in ourselves and that is why it is 1-2 now."
India vs England: 'A comeback for the ages' go Twitterati as visitors register 203-run win at Trent Bridge
Here's how Twitter reacted to India's 203-run win over England in the 3rd Test at Trent Bridge
India vs England: Virat Kohli-Ajinkya Rahane partnership, Hardik Pandya's lethal spell and other turning points of Trent Bridge Test
Here are the turning points of the third Test between India and England at Trent Bridge.
Highlights, India vs England, 3rd Test at Nottingham, Day 5, Full Cricket Score: India win by 203 runs; make it 2-1
So then! India have clawed back into the series to make it 2-1. A much-needed confidence booster especially having been totally battered at Lord's. The openers' role proved to be the key in the first innings as Dhawan and Rahul added 60 in the first innings and that set the tone after being put into bat. Kohli and Rahane then stitched together a match-defining partnership to take India to a respectable 329. Pandya then changed it around in one session while bowling as England were bundled out for 161, it was brilliant, accurate piece of swing bowling. Kohli and Pujara then grinded out in the middle to virtually bat England out of the Test. England showed some resilience in the fourth innings chasing 521. Buttler and Stokes led the fightback but then Bumrah turned it around with the new ball in the final session of day 4 to help India clinch the Test.
India vs England: Fit-again Jasprit Bumrah rattles hosts with pace as Virat Kohli's men close-in on victory
Bumrah might be raw in Test experience, but he seems to have the brains to execute plans diligently against top-class batsmen. Importantly, he also has the patience and stamina.
India vs England: Visitors' attack need to build sustained pressure on hosts on Day 4, wait for batsmen to make errors
With two days left in the Test match, and a mountain to climb for the English batsmen, India's attack needs to build pressure on the hosts on Day 4 to force them to commit mistakes.
India vs England: Virat Kohli slams second ton of series as visitors sniff victory on Day 3 of Trent Bridge Test
India captain Virat Kohli led from the front with a well-made hundred to strengthen his side's iron grip on the third Test against England at Trent Bridge on Monday.
India vs England: James Anderson-led attack needs to dominate visitors on Day 3 to keep chances in Trent Bridge Test alive
With the odds heavily stacked against them, at least in this Test, England have a mountain to climb if they are to make a comeback in this Test and think of clinching the series with two matches to spare
India vs England: Hardik Pandya steals the spotlight on Day 2 with maiden five-for to put hosts in control
Hardik Pandya stole the limelight with his maiden five-wicket haul as India made a strong comeback in the series by taking complete control of the third cricket Test against England at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Sunday.
India vs England: Rishabh Pant joins elite club of wicket-keepers after effecting five dismissals on debut
Young Rishabh Pant on Sunday became the fourth Indian wicket-keeper to take five catches on Test debut during the second day of the third Test against England at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
India vs England: Ajinkya Rahane says he analysed his batting after disappointments in first two Tests
Ajinkya Rahane and skipper Virat Kohli's 97 propelled India to 307 for six at stumps on the first day of the third Test.
India vs England: Chris Woakes credits Indian batsmen for not giving enough chances to bowlers in lunch session
Chris Woakes picked up three wickets in the morning session to negate India's solid start. Thereafter, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane put on 159 runs, with only one dropped catch in the post-lunch session.
India vs England: We understand that players are under pressure, playing for their careers, says Sanjay Bangar
World number one India trail the five-match series 0-2, but put up a solid batting display on the first day of the third game to 307 for six at stumps.
India vs England: Tenacious Virat Kohli and Co claw their way back as hosts' seamers falter in lengths early on Day 1
For India, to have England bowlers employing secondary plans after 45 overs into the first day is a credit to their techniques, mental strength & tenacity.
Rishabh Pant has looked positive so far and should look to continue with same momentum going into the second day. An attacking instinct will not just add crucial runs on the board but also create a mental impact on England.
India vs England: James Anderson and Co should make good use of morning conditions to wrap up visitors' innings early
With Rishabh Pant looking positive at the wicket, it is important for the English pacers to use the early conditions to good effect and wrap the Indian innings up within the first hour of the day.
India vs England, 3rd Test stats preview: From James Anderson's threat to Ajinkya Rahane's poor recent run
Let’s look at some interesting numbers before the third Test between India and England at Trent Bridge which indicate that England are over-whelming favourites.
India vs England: Desperate Virat Kohli and Co set for reshuffle in do-or-die third Test at Trent Bridge
Shaken by abject surrender in the first two Tests, a desperate India are expected to ring in a slew of changes as they aim at redemption in third Test.
India vs England: Virat Kohli declares himself fit, urges team to have positive mindset for Trent Bridge Test
India will start Saturday's fixture at Nottingham's Trent Bridge 2-0 down in a five-match series after a narrow loss at Edgbaston was followed by a thumping innings and 159-run defeat at Lord's last week.