#Joe Root

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
India's Rohit Sharma plays a shot on the first day of the 3rd Test against England, at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. (PTI Photo)

  • Rohit Sharma now has 742 rating points, 20 more than his previous best of 722 in October 2019, when he was ranked tenth
  • Ravichandran Ashwin broke into the top three of the bowler's rankings
  • England skipper Joe Root's maiden 5-wicket haul in the third Test helped him jump 16 places into 72 

.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

.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

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Having bowled a total of 6.2 overs, Root took three maiden overs.. (Photo credit: Twitter/@root66)

  • Root’s bowling figures were staggering, especially for a specialised batsman without any significant bowling stints in international cricket
  • Root took five wickets at the expense of eight runs
  • The Indian innings was finished off fast, as Rohti Sharma's wicket began the downwards spiral for the Indian team

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Rohit Sharma remained at the crease at the end of the day, unbeaten with a score of 57 from 82 balls. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Indian spinner Axar Patel, alongside fellow off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, played a critical role in collapsing England's batting order
  • Starting their batting late in the evening, India lost two important wickets in Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli
  • England's highest partnership, 47 runs, came in the third wicket

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
The four-match series is currently level at 1-1. (PTI Photo)

  • India and England will play each in a day-night Test for the first time at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad
  • Zak Crawley, Jonny Bairstow, Jofra Archer and James Anderson returning to the playing eleven
  • India have made two changes, with Jasprit Bumrah and Washington Sundar returning

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Both sides have painful memories of batting collapses in day-night Tests. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BCCI)

  • The series is currently level at 1-1
  • Defeat for either side will rule them out of the race for the World Test Championship final
  • Both captains are wary of the difficult batting conditions during the twilight period in day-night Tests

.Motera, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Spinners are expected to play a huge role for both teams in a turning Motera pitch. (Photo credit: File/PTI)

  • Both India and England have won a game each in the four-match Test series
  • The Motera pitch is expected to be a rank turner
  • Around 50,000 spectators will be allowed to watch the game

.Motera, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
The India vs England 3rd Test will be the first time that both teams will face each other in a day-night encounter. (Photo credit: File/PTI)

  • It's much more challenging to play with the pink ball, Virat Kohli said
  • Root said that batsmen need to careful when the lights come on, helping the ball swing
  • Both teams have had painful experiences of pink-ball cricket

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Ravichandran Ashwin played a starring role in India's 317-run win over England in the second Test in Chennai. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • India have levelled the Test series against England at 1-1
  • England slipped to the fourth spot after the crushing 317-run defeat
  • The third Test is going to be a day-night affair from February 24 at Ahmedabad