13 hours ago
Blowing up the players of the two contending teams feels like the only way England would be able to offer some self-consolation. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@englandcricket)

  • The third Test, ending within two full days of play, saw England losing in a miserable manner
  • India, with another win, will secure their place in the World Test Championship (WTC) finals
  • The Indian spin-duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel  picked up nine wickets between themselves in both the first and the second innings 

17 hours ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The WTC final will be held at Lord's from June 18 to June 22. (Photo Credit: BCCI/PTI Photo)

  • With the loss against India, England have been knocked out of the WTC
  • India will have to draw or win the fourth Test against England to play in the finals
  • If England can salvage a win, then Australia will sneak into the finals at Lord's

23 hours ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Joe Root made his England debut in India in 2012. (Photo Credit: Twitter@ICC)

  • Root admits visitor's team selection wrong on a 'very challenging pitch'
  • England were all out at 112 in the first innings
  • Root conceds England made selection mistakes in not picking Dom Bess and Jack Leach

Stuart Broad has so far not created any threat with the ball. (Photo credit: PTI)

Stuart Broad, who has played an impressive 146 Tests, has 517 wickets to his name, a massive 18-wicket haul and three 10 wickets haul.

1 day ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Joe Root is England's captain. (Photo credit: Twitter/@root66)

Joe Root, team England’s captain, failed with the bat.

1 day ago.England, UK
World Test Championship (WTC) to begin from June 18, 2021. (Photo credit: Twitter/@cricketcomau)(फोटो साभार: Twitter/@cricketcomau)

  • World Test Championship will begin from June 18, 2021 to June 22, 2021
  • June 23, 2021 will be the reserving day
  • New Zealand has already qualified for the championship

Jonny Bairstow, since his Test debut, has played in 73 Test matches. (Photo credit: Instagram/@jbairstow21)

  • Jonny Bairstow made his Test debut against West Indies in 2011
  • Bairstow, despite 4,169 runs in Test cricket, is arguably celebrated more as as limited-over cricketer
  • In both first and the second innings of the third Test, Bairstow scored zero runs

1 day ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
England's second innings on Thursday was cut short by brilliant spells from Indian spinners Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India won the match by 49 runs
  • The second innings saw England being finished off with a score of 81
  • A total of 139.4 overs were bowled in the match, the third lowest in the history of Test cricket

1 day ago.Kolkata
Zak Crawley scored 53 in the first innings. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@england cricket)

Zak Crawley had blamed the pitch at the Ahmedabad stadium yesterday, saying that it was extremely difficult to bat last on the pitch

1 day ago
James Anderson, has, till now, taken a total of 611 wickets in the Test format. (Photo credit: Twitter/@jimmy9)

  • The third Test between India and England was particularly fast-paced, getting finished within two days
  • In the Motera turf, Anderson could not even make a minimal dent on the Indian batting line-up
  • Having bowled 20 overs, the speedster could not take a single wicket