England vs India: Twitter reacts as India sets a target of 521 at Trent Bridge

ENG vs Ind 2018: 3rd Test, Day 3 – Twitter Reacts as India Sets a Massive Target

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Team India skipper Virat Kohli led from the front to guide his team post a massive total against England on day three of the third Test at Trent Bridge.

Kohli, meanwhile, scored his second hundred of the series to take the lead over 400-run mark. He along with Cheteshwar Pujara dominated the English attack throughout the two sessions.

The India batters looked fluent on the morning session of day three giving no chances to England. They played some gorgeous looking shots as they brought their half-centuries. While Kohli was the aggressor, Pujara played the waiting game. He left balls outside the off stump to frustrate the English bowlers.

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The likes of James Anderson and Stuart Broad looked venomless as they struggled to attract any swing from the pitch. Although Pujara departed adding 72 runs, there was no stopping Virat Kohli. Kohli then partnered Ajinkya Rahane to bring the second century grandly. This is his fifth hundred against England and 23rd overall.

Although Kohli departed shortly, Hardik Pandya ensured the scoreboard keeps moving. After a superb bowling spell, he was out with the bat doing the job for India.

The dynamic all-rounder held ground at one end to play his shots, and wickets kept falling from the other. He soon reached his fifty in equal number of balls as Virat Kohli called his players from the dressing room to set a target of 521 runs against England.

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India wanted to put pressure on the hosts in the last few overs at the fag end of the day. However, England openers showed a stern attitude to keep their wickets intact.

Kohli brought in Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma to provide some early breakthrough but Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings showed enough grit to keep the wickets intact. The umpires called for the days with England finishing at 23 for no wickets.

Here is how the Twitter reacted on day three of the third Test between England and India at Trent Bridge:

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