Nottingham: India with an excellent performance defeated England by 203 runs in the third Test at Trent Bridge on Wednesday. With this win, India managed to keep the five-match Test series alive.
Skipper Virat Kohli’s with an outstanding batting display (97, 103) laid the foundation for the team but it was a tough time for the Indian bowlers as the two England players Jos Buttler (106) and Ben Stokes (62) were ready to grind it out.
Buttler played 176 balls and hit 21 boundaries while Stokes, who consumed 187 deliveries, hit only six fours.
Earlier, Ravichandran Ashwin took the wicket of James Anderson (11) in the first session itself on the fifth day. Jasprit Bumrah bowled a fiery spell and took five wickets.
Ishant Sharma also took two wickets while Mohammed Shami, Ashwin and Hardik Pandya took a wicket each in the second innings.