India take 134-run lead over England

BY foxsports • November 28, 2016

MOHALI, India (AP) India took a 134-run first innings lead after being bowled out for 417 runs in 138.2 overs on day three of the third cricket test against England in Mohali on Monday.

Having resumed on 271-6 in reply to England's 283, India advanced steadily to 354-7 at lunch, then added a further 63 in the second session before the fall of their last wicket prompted an early tea break.

After lunch, Ravindra Jadeja (90) and Jayant Yadav (55) added another 27 runs for their eighth wicket partnership, which they took to 80 in total.

Jadeja looked for quick runs as he neared his maiden hundred, but in so doing he was caught at the boundary off Adil Rashid (4-118) when 10 runs short of the milestone.

Yadav's maiden test half century came off 132 balls and included of four fours. He added 33 runs for the ninth wicket with Umesh Yadav (12). Both batsmen were dropped off Ben Stokes (5-73) in the 137th over, by Alastair Cook and Jonny Bairstow, respectively.

Later in that over, Moeen Ali caught Yadav off Stokes, who also rounded up India's innings eight balls later as Umesh Yadav was caught behind.

It was Stokes' third five-wicket haul in test cricket, and his first in the sub-continent.

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