IND vs ENG Stats : India is in top position after the end of the first day of third day night Test match at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad as they finished the day at 99/3 in reply of England’s 112. Earlier England won the toss and opted to bat first. Ishant Sharma gave a good start to team India as he removed Dominic Sibley for a duck and then Axar Patel dismissed Jonny Bairstow for a duck. Opener Zak Crawley continued to play shots and brought up his fifty and with Joe Root took score to over 70 runs and when they’re looking good R Ashwin broke this stand by removing Joe Root and after his dismissal England’s collapse started and they kept losing wickets regularly and the whole team bowled out for just 112 runs. For India Axar Patel took 6 wickets while R Ashwin took 3 wickets. In reply India lost Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara cheaply but Rohit was rock solid and brought up his hundred and in the second last over captain Kohli got out and at stumps Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane were batting.
India vs England Statistical Highlights from first day of Third Test : A list of all the major stats and record which were recorded on the 1st day of 3rd Test-
6/38 – Axar Patel’s bowling figures of 6/38 are his best bowling figures and second best by a spinner in day night Test match.
Axar Patel’s 6/38 vs ENG in 3rd Test :
– His 2nd five wicket haul in Test Cricket.
– Career best bowling figures in Test Cricket.
– Best bowling figures by an Indian in day night Test.
Best Bowling Figures in day night Test Cricket :
8/49 – Devendra Bishoo vs PAK at Dubai, 2016
6/38 – Axar Patel vs ENG at Ahmedabad, 2021
6/184 – Yasir Shah vs SL at Dubai, 2017
5/59 – Keshav Maharaj vs ZIM at Port Elizabeth, 2017
5/69 – Nathan Lyon vs PAK at Adelaide, 2019
100 – This is 100th Test match of Ishant Sharma’s career. He became the second Indian pacer after Kapil Dev and overall 11th Indian player to achieve this milestone.
38/8 – England lost their last 8 wickets for just 38 runs as they collapsed from 74/2 to 112 all out.
12 – Rohit Sharma brought up his 12th fifty in Test Cricket and it’s his second fifty plus score in this Test series.
112 – Runs total is the 4th lowest total for England against India in Test Cricket.
Lowest Totals for ENG against IND in Test Cricket :
101 at The Oval, 1971
102 at Mumbai, 1979/80
102 at Leeds, 1986
112 at Ahmedabad, 2021
128 at Leeds, 1986
112 – Runs total by England is the second ever lowest total by a team against India in India in the first innings of a Test match.
Lowest Totals vs IND in IND in 1st innings of a Test :
106 – BAN at Kolkata, 2019
112 – ENG at Ahmedabad, 2021
116 – PAK at Bangalore, 1987
119 – SL at Ahmedabad, 1994
145 – NZ at Bangalore, 1995