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Ind vs Eng, 1st Test: Vijay, Pujara put India on track after losing Gambhir early [Lunch Report]

Ind vs Eng, 1st Test: Vijay, Pujara put India on track after losing Gambhir early [Lunch Report]

India TV Sports Desk, Rajkot [ Updated: November 11, 2016 12:30 IST ]
Ind vs Eng, 1st Test: India on back foot as Gambhir departs early on day 3

Murli Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara put team India back on track after losing Gautam Gambhir early on day 3 of the first Test match against England in Rajkot on Friday.

India are 166 for loss of one wicket at lunch. Team India still trail by 370 runs

England got the perfect start when Stuart Broad removed Gautham Gambhir in the second over of the day

Earlier, England won the toss and elected to bat on first day scored a total of 537 runs with help from three centuries. 

On first day, Joe Root scored a ton while Moeen Ali finished with unbeaten 99 at stumps. On the second, Moeen completed his century but the surge for England total was by Ben Stokes who scored 128 runs and added some valuable runs with the tail. 

It is the first time since 2012 that a visiting team has crossed the 500-run mark in India.

For India, left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja returned figures of 3/86 while star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (2/167) and pacers Mohammed Shami (2/65) and Umesh Yadav (2/112) bagged a brace each.

Leg-spinner Amit Mishra (1/98) bagged one wicket.

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