‘Virat is in great touch and making most of it,’ Cheteswhar Pujara on Virat’s century in 3rd Ind-Eng Test
India look well set to win the Third Test at Trent Bridge in Nottingham and reduce their arrears in the five-match series to 2-1 with two matches to play. They set England an almost impossible 521 to win the match after captain Virat Kohli scored a second innings century in India’s 352 for 7 declared. At the close, England openers Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings survived to reach 23 without loss, still needing a mammoth 498 runs to win. After dominating the first two days, India’s batsmen were intent on putting England out of trhe match and they achieved this thanks to Kohli’s 103. It was Kohli’s 23rd Test century and he also passed Mohammed Azharuddin’s record for most runs in a series in England by an Indian captain. He was joined by Chetashwar Pujara who made 72 in a third-wicket stand with his skipper of 113.