KL Rahul misses out on double century, India dominate in Chennai

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KL Rahul missed out on a double century as he was dismissed for 199 on the third day of the Chennai Test against England. (BCCI)

KL Rahul missed out on a double century as he was dismissed for 199 on the third day of the Chennai Test against England. (BCCI)

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India started day 3 on a positive note with both Parthiv Patel and KL Rahul looking in great touch. (BCCI)

India started day 3 on a positive note with both Parthiv Patel and KL Rahul looking in great touch. (BCCI)

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KL Rahul got going by smashing a couple of sixes off left-arm spin bowler Liam Dawson. (BCCI)

KL Rahul got going by smashing a couple of sixes off left-arm spin bowler Liam Dawson. (BCCI)

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Parthiv Patel of India notched up his highest individual score in Tests as India dominated (BCCI)

Parthiv Patel of India notched up his highest individual score in Tests as India dominated (BCCI)

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Both KL Rahul and Parthiv Patel strung together a 152-run opening stand for the opening wicket. (BCCI)

Both KL Rahul and Parthiv Patel strung together a 152-run opening stand for the opening wicket. (BCCI)

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However, just before the lunch break, Patel was dismissed for 71 as England broke through. (BCCI)

However, just before the lunch break, Patel was dismissed for 71 as England broke through. (BCCI)

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Cheteshwar Pujara started off confidently as India built on the advantage. (BCCI)

Cheteshwar Pujara started off confidently as India built on the advantage. (BCCI)

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However, following the lunch break, Ben Stokes dismissed Pujara for 16. (BCCI)

However, following the lunch break, Ben Stokes dismissed Pujara for 16. (BCCI)

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KL Rahul held firm as he notched up his fourth Test century. In 12 Tests, this was his first century at home. (BCCI)

KL Rahul held firm as he notched up his fourth Test century. In 12 Tests, this was his first century at home. (BCCI)

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Stuart Broad got the big wicket of Virat Kohli for 15 as England continued to make inroads. (BCCI)

Stuart Broad got the big wicket of Virat Kohli for 15 as England continued to make inroads. (BCCI)

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Virat Kohli was dismissed for under 40 for the first time in the series. (BCCI)

Virat Kohli was dismissed for under 40 for the first time in the series. (BCCI)

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KL Rahul continued to blunt the English attack and he went past his highest individual score of 158. (BCCI)

KL Rahul continued to blunt the English attack and he went past his highest individual score of 158. (BCCI)

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Karun Nair also capitalised with a fine maiden fifty as he strung a 161-run stand for the fourth wicket. (BCCI)

Karun Nair also capitalised with a fine maiden fifty as he strung a 161-run stand for the fourth wicket. (BCCI)

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Towards stumps, disaster struck Rahul as he played a rash shot to be dismissed on 199. (BCCI)

Towards stumps, disaster struck Rahul as he played a rash shot to be dismissed on 199. (BCCI)

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KL Rahul became the 2nd Indian after Mohammad Azharuddin to be dismissed for 199 while he was the 11th batsman to be out for 199 in Tests. (BCCI)

KL Rahul became the 2nd Indian after Mohammad Azharuddin to be dismissed for 199 while he was the 11th batsman to be out for 199 in Tests. (BCCI)

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Murali Vijay, who did not open the innings due to an injured shoulder, played some good shots as India ended day 3 on 291/4, trailing by 86 runs. (BCCI)

Murali Vijay, who did not open the innings due to an injured shoulder, played some good shots as India ended day 3 on 291/4, trailing by 86 runs. (BCCI)

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