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| On Aug 7, 2021 9:50 AM IST

India vs England, 1st Test Day 4: Nottingham Weather Today and Chance of Rain on 7 August

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INDIA vs ENGLAND: Rain played killjoy again on the third day of the first Test between India and England at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. It was a stop-start beginning to proceedings yesterday, with rain arriving as early as the second over. The unwelcome guest was back post-tea, and a steady drizzle prevented any further play.

Nottingham Weather Update

Showers are predicted again on day 4; however, the forecast is much better than the last two days.

There is less than a 20% chance of rain before 11 am meaning we should hopefully get a timely start. Between 11 am and 7 pm local time, chances of rain are 40%. The temperature is going to be around 17 degrees Celsius.

You could see the wind affecting bowlers’ run-up yesterday. It will be less windy than yesterday. Humidity is going to range between 65-75%. One hopes the rest of the match will be rain-free; otherwise, the game could be headed for a draw.

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INDIA vs ENGLAND: Day 3 Review

India resumed batting on day 3, with KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant on the crease. Pant went about his business in his usual way and got out at 25 to a false stroke. Jadeja’s batting has been growing leaps and bounds, and he had a 60-run partnership with Rahul before the Karnataka batsman departed for a well-made 84.

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Jadeja was batted with restraint initially but broke free once Rahul got out. He made a well-deserved half-century. Indian tail wagged like never before, and they added a valuable 46 runs for the final two wickets. Jasprit Bumrah was particularly impressive; he added 28 runs to the tally.

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Ollie Robinson and James Anderson were the only bowlers amongst the wickets; they picked up five and four wickets, respectively. In reply, England was 25 runs without the loss of any wicket. They still trail the visitors by 70 runs.

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