England vs India: India bounced back at Trent Bridge to make it 2-1

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ENG vs IND 2018: 3rd Test – Statistical Highlights 

ENG vs IND 2018: 3rd Test – Statistical Highlights
James Anderson of England shakes hands with India captain Virat Kohli after losing the Specsavers 3rd Test match between England and India at Trent Bridge on August 22, 2018 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Team India bounced back grandly after the Lord’s debacle to come back the five-match Test series to make it 2-1 against England at Trent Bridge.

Meanwhile, the side did a 360-degree turnaround and presented a brilliant show. Especially the batsmen put in a much-improved effort to put runs into the scoreboard. Skipper Virat Kohli once again led from the front backing his first innings score of 97 with an excellent century in the second essay.

Another notable mention was Hardik Pandya, who backed his outstanding spell with a half-century with the bat. However, it was Jasprit Bumrah, who returned from injury with a five-wicket haul. He was magical in the last session of day four as he brought almost on the verge of winning.

However, the England tailenders resisted well to stretch the game to the last day. However, the Indian bowlers didn’t waste much time to finish things off in the morning session. Ravichandran Ashwin did the honours as India won the match by 203 runs.

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Here are the statistical highlights of the third Test between England and India at Trent Bridge:

  • Virat Kohli now has 22 wins as captain after 38 Test matches. He is third in the list after Ricky Pointing (30) and Steve Waugh (27).

  • Virat Kohli (22) now has the second most win as the captain of India. MS Dhoni leads the chart with 27 wins in 60 matches.

  • This is only the fifth time in last 24 Tests in England since the start of Ashes 2015; a Test match has lasted five days.

  • The fast bowlers have accounted for 19 wickets in this Test against England at Trent Bridge. This is the second most wickets Indian pacer have taken in a Test match. Earlier this year, the fast bowlers managed to pick 20 wickets against South Africa at Johannesburg.

  • This is the third biggest wins for India against England by runs. Previously, they beat England by 279 Leeds, 1986 and 246 Vizag, 2016. 
  • This is the fifth time India has managed to win the third Test after losing the first two Test.

  • This is the sixth time any team have managed to win a Test after losing the previous Test of the same series by 150 runs.

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