India resume second innings at overnight score of 54/1 in Chennai test against England

England team celebrating the match win during day five of the first test match between India and England held at the Chidambaram Stadium stadium in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India on the 9th February 2021 Photo by Saikat Das / Sportzpics for BCCI

India resumed its second innings at the overnight score of 54 for one against England on day three of Chennai Test today.

Opener Rohit Sharma, 25, and Cheteshwar Pujara, 7, were at the crease when stumps were drawn yesterday. At the stumps on day 2 yesterday, the hosts were in complete control with a lead of 249 runs. A lead of 249 is still considered a formidable target on a lively track in MA Chidambram stadium.

Earlier, India bundled out England for 134 runs taking a first innings lead of 195 runs. For India, ace spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took 5 wickets where as Axar Patel and Ishant Sharma claimed 2 wickets each. India were all out for 329 runs in their first innings.

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