India vs England 3rd Test Day 5 Highlights: India on Wednesday completed the formalities and took the final wicket of James Anderson to crush England by a huge margin of 203 runs in the third Test of the ongoing five-match series at Trent Bridge.
Resuming at 311-9 on Day Five, England’s second inning lasted just 17 balls in the first session before off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took the last England wicket in the form of Anderson (11) as England were bowled out for 317. Adil Rashid remained not out at 33.
In reply to India’s first inning total of 329, the hosts were bundled out for 161, conceding a first-innings lead of 168 which turned out to be the difference between the two sides. The visitors then declared their second innings on 352-7, giving England a mammoth target of 521.
India skipper Virat Kohli, who scored 97 and 103 in the two innings of the match, was adjudged the man of the match.
England, after winning at Edgbaston (31 runs) and Lord’s (inning and 159 runs), still lead the series 2-1. The two teams will now face each other in the fourth Test at Rose Bowl, Southampton beginning August 30.