India vs England 2nd Check is tilted fully in India’s favor on Day 3. India started the Day at 52/1 with Rohit and Pujara on the crease. However India misplaced Pujara very early on within the innings in an unlucky method. The rating was simply 55/1 earlier than Pujara went again within the hut. He stepped out to Moeen Ali and flicked the ball in the direction of short-leg with gentle fingers. Because the ball was fielded, Pujara tried to get again in an informal method however Pope who was on the short-leg place flicked the ball shortly to the wicket-keeper Foakes who uprooted the stumps.
Pujara may have gotten again simply however whereas getting again within the crease, his bat received caught within the pitch simply behind the popping crease. He tried getting again within the crease utilizing his fingers and ft, however sadly for the batsman, he returned again solely after the bails have been dislodged by the wicket-keeper Foakes.
Right here is the video of the bizzare and unlucky run-out:
Sunil Gavaskar who was within the commentary field when the incident occurred stated, “The pitch should be blamed here for the wicket of Pujara. The bat got stuck as the pitch was dry.” Gavaskar was really being sarcastic as a plethora of overseas gamers have been blaming the pitch for favoring India.
In the meantime, India appears to be like in some hassle as they lose 4 early wickets inside an hour on Day 3. Virat Kohli was on the crease with Axar Patel on the finish of 32 overs with the rating at 96/5 and the lead at 291 runs within the second innings.