Virat Kohli, Jayant Yadav record-breaking feats buoy India at Wankhede

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Virat Kohli smashed his third double century of 2016 and shared a record 241-run stand with Jayant Yadav as India closed in on a series win against England. (BCCI)

Virat Kohli smashed his third double century of 2016 and shared a record 241-run stand with Jayant Yadav as India closed in on a series win against England. (BCCI)

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Resuming with a lead of 51 runs, Jayant Yadav and Virat Kohli started confidently on day 4. (BCCI)

Resuming with a lead of 51 runs, Jayant Yadav and Virat Kohli started confidently on day 4. (BCCI)

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Jayant smashed boundaries at will while Kohli played the perfect second fiddle as India’s lead grew. (BCCI)

Jayant smashed boundaries at will while Kohli played the perfect second fiddle as India’s lead grew. (BCCI)

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The partnership between Kohli and Jayant grew and India extended their advantage. (BCCI)

The partnership between Kohli and Jayant grew and India extended their advantage. (BCCI)

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Virat Kohli continued his golden run as he smashed his third double century as skipper. (BCCI)

Virat Kohli continued his golden run as he smashed his third double century as skipper. (BCCI)

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Jayant Yadav came closer to his century as the partnership went past 200. (BCCI)

Jayant Yadav came closer to his century as the partnership went past 200. (BCCI)

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Remarkably, all three of Virat Kohli’s double centuries have come as captain. (BCCI)

Remarkably, all three of Virat Kohli’s double centuries have come as captain. (BCCI)

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The partnership between Jayant and Kohli was worth a record 241 as India ended on 631, giving them a 231-run lead. (BCCI)

The partnership between Jayant and Kohli was worth a record 241 as India ended on 631, giving them a 231-run lead. (BCCI)

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Jayant Yadav became the first Indian No.9 batsman to score a Test century. (BCCI)

Jayant Yadav became the first Indian No.9 batsman to score a Test century. (BCCI)

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar struck in the first over when he removed Keaton Jennings, England’s first innings centurion for 0. (BCCI)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar struck in the first over when he removed Keaton Jennings, England’s first innings centurion for 0. (BCCI)

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Ravindra Jadeja struck twice as he removed Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali. (BCCI)

Ravindra Jadeja struck twice as he removed Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali. (BCCI)

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Heading into the break, Jadeja was getting vicious turn and bounce. (BCCI)

Heading into the break, Jadeja was getting vicious turn and bounce. (BCCI)

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Joe Root fought back admirably and notched up his 26th Test fifty (BCCI)

Joe Root fought back admirably and notched up his 26th Test fifty (BCCI)

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Root was aided by Jonny Bairstow and their partnership neared 100, with Bairstow also scoring a ton. (BCCI)

Root was aided by Jonny Bairstow and their partnership neared 100, with Bairstow also scoring a ton. (BCCI)

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However, Ravichandran Ashwin struck twice as England were reduced to 182/6 at stumps on day 4, trailing by 49 runs. (BCCI)

However, Ravichandran Ashwin struck twice as England were reduced to 182/6 at stumps on day 4, trailing by 49 runs. (BCCI)

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