Ind vs Eng PinkBall third testLIVE:The third match of the four-Test series between India and England is being played at the world’s largest cricket stadium. For the first time, an international match is being played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motara, Ahmedabad. England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat first. At the time of writing, the England team had taken 2 wickets in 21 oversLost and scored 72 runs. Jack Crowley and Joe Root are at the crease
England’s first innings
When Om was dismissed without losing an account, the England team soon took the first blow. Ishant Sharma grabs it from Rohit Sharma’s hand. Another success was given to India by local boy Silibpatel, who lbw out Johnny Bairto on the first ball without losing an account. Jack Coroley completed the fourth fifty of his Test career off 68 balls.
England have made 4 changes to the squad, while the Indian team will also be on the field with two changes. India have ruled Kuldeep Yadav and Mohammad Siraj out of 11 matches. Kuldeep has been replaced by handsome Washington and Mohammad Siraj in Jaspreet Bumrah’s squad.
India’s playing XI
Rohit Sharma, Shumana Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (capt), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, Sylvester Patel, Washington Handsome, Ishant Sharma and Jaspreet Bumrah.
England’s playing XI
Jack Coroli, Tam Silly, Johnny Bairstow, Joe Root (capt), Ben Stokes, Oli Pope, Ben Pox (wicketkeeper), Jack Leach, James Anderson, Joffra Archer and Stuart Broad.
The stadium was inaugurated by President Ramnath Kovinde. The third Test in a four-Test series is set to be played in the ICC World Test Championship just after the opening. Dozens of people, including his wife, former Kovind, Home Minister Amit Shah, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, gathered to inaugurate the world’s largest cricket stadium. The stadium was renamed just before the inauguration, as the sports enclave was renamed Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave, which has state-of-the-art facilities not only for cricket but for all sports.