Pink-ball Test: India 5/0 at dinner break after bowling England out for 112

24-02-2021

Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (UNI) India were 5/0 at dinner break after bowling England out for 112 on the opening day of the day-night third Test, here on Wednesday.
Openers Rohit Sharma (5 ) and Shubman Gill (0) were unbeaten at the crease at the break, with India hoping to consolidate their position in the final session.
Earlier, Joe Root's decision to bat backfired as England were bowled out for 112 inside two sessions despite Zak Crawley's fluent 53. 
Left-arm spinner Axar Patel claimed a career-best 6-38 while spin colleague Ravichandran Ashwin took three wickets.
Brief Scores:
England 1st Innings: 112 all out in 48.4 overs (Zak Crawley 53, Joe Root 17, Axar Patel 6/38, Ravichandran Ashwin 3/26, Ishant Sharma 1/26).
Indian 1st Innings: 5 for no loss in 5 overs (Rohit Sharma 5 batting, Shubman Gill 0 batting; James Anderson 0/1, Stuard Broad 0/4.)