India beat England by 434 runs against England in the 3rd Test held at Rajkot

Rajkot, February 18, 2024: India beat England by 434 runs in the third test in Rajkot on Sunday to go 2-1 up in the five-match series. India have beaten England by 434 runs, besting their previous record for the biggest win in Test cricket (372 runs) against New Zealand.

IND vs ENG 3rd Test Highlights

Team1st Innings2nd Innings
India445430/5d
England319122

Match Details

  • Date: Thursday, February 15 to Monday, February 19.
  • Teams: India vs England, 3rd Test
  • Venue: Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.

Result

Winner: India

Margin

India completed a record 434-run win against England in the third test on Sunday.

A Day of Dominance by Rohit Sharma and Emerging Stars

The India cricket team showcased an extraordinary performance in the 3rd Test against England, marking one of their best days in Test cricket. With a commanding 322-run lead at the start of the day, Rohit Sharma and his teammates demonstrated exceptional skills with both bat and ball, leaving England struggling to stay in the game.

India beat England by 434 runs

Batting Brilliance: Rohit Sharma and his fellow batsmen, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sarfaraz Khan, played pivotal roles in setting up India’s commanding position. Jaiswal and Sarfaraz, in particular, had an unforgettable day, steering India to a formidable lead.

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s Consecutive Double Centuries

  • Jaiswal exhibited remarkable form by scoring consecutive double-centuries in Vizag and Rajkot.
  • His outstanding batting performance contributed significantly to India’s dominant position in the 3rd Test.

Sarfaraz Khan’s Debut Brilliance

  • Sarfaraz Khan made a memorable Test debut, becoming only the fourth Indian to achieve fifty or more scores in each inning.
  • His consistent batting added valuable runs to India’s total, putting immense pressure on the English bowlers.

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s back-to-back double centuries showcase his exceptional talent and form, providing India with a solid foundation in the 3rd Test. Sarfaraz Khan’s debut brilliance further strengthens India’s batting lineup, making them a formidable force against England.”

Bowling Dominance: After setting a mammoth target of 557 runs, the Indian bowlers took center stage, tormenting the English batsmen and leaving them with a daunting task to avoid defeat.

Indian Bowlers’ Torment

  • The Indian bowling attack showcased their prowess, making life difficult for the English batsmen.
  • Consistent wicket-taking performances from the bowlers built immense pressure on the England team.

The India vs England 3rd Test witnessed a day of absolute dominance by the Indian cricket team. Rohit Sharma’s leadership, coupled with the outstanding performances of emerging stars Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sarfaraz Khan, created a commanding position for India. As the team set a massive target and the bowlers tormented the English batsmen, it became a day etched in cricket history, highlighting the prowess of the Indian cricket team.

Exceptional performance

The India cricket team displayed an exceptional performance in the 3rd Test against England, marking one of their best days in Test cricket. With a commanding 322-run lead at the start of the day, Rohit Sharma and his teammates demonstrated exceptional skills with both bat and ball, leaving England struggling to stay in the game.

Key Moments

  1. Toss: India, elected to bat first
  2. Innings Breaks:
    • India 1st Innings: 445
    • England 1st Innings: 319
    • India 2nd Innings: 430/4d
    • England 2nd Innings: 122

Top Performers

  • Player of the Match: Rohit Sharma & Yashasvi Jaiswal
  • Best Batting Performance:
    • Rohit Sharma – 131 (1st Innings), 19 (2nd Innings)
    • Yashasvi Jaiswal – 10, 214* (1st and 2nd Innings)
    • Sarfaraz Khan – 62 (1st Innings), 68* (2nd Innings)
  • Best Bowling Performance: Ravindra Jadeja – 5/41 (England 2nd Innings)

Turning Points

  1. Batting Brilliance:
    • Rohit Sharma’s commanding innings in both innings.
    • Yashasvi Jaiswal’s consecutive double centuries.
    • Sarfaraz Khan’s memorable Test debut.
  2. Bowling Dominance:
    • Indian bowlers tormenting the English batsmen, especially Jadeja’s 5-wicket haul in the 2nd Innings.

Milestones

  • Yashasvi Jaiswal: Consecutive double centuries in Vizag and Rajkot.
  • Sarfaraz Khan: Debut brilliance with significant contributions in both innings.

Statistical Highlights

  • Total Runs Scored: 1316 (India) / 611 (England)
  • Total Wickets Taken: 40 (India) / 40 (England)
  • Run Rate: [Run Rate]
  • Highest Individual Score: Yashasvi Jaiswal – 214* (2nd Innings)
  • Best Bowling Figures: Ravindra Jadeja – 5/41 (England 2nd Innings)

The India vs England 3rd Test witnessed a day of absolute dominance by the Indian cricket team. Rohit Sharma’s leadership, coupled with the outstanding performances of emerging stars Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sarfaraz Khan, created a commanding position for India. As the team set a massive target and the bowlers tormented the English batsmen, it became a day etched in cricket history, highlighting the prowess of the Indian cricket team.