In the third Test match of the England tour of India, Joe Root won the toss and chose to bat at the Narendra Modi Stadium. On day 2, third session, First Innings, England 112/10, Zak Crawley (53). First Innings, India 145/10, Rohit Sharma (66). Second Innings, England 81/10, Axar Patel (5/32). Second innings, India 49/0, Rohit Sharma (25), Shubman Gill (15), The third session of the day belonged to the Indian team as they scored 38 runs without losing a single wicket.
Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill walked in to bat in the final session of the second day with 38 runs needed to win. The Indian openers were finding it easy to score runs against the English bowlers. Joe Root commenced his bowling attack with Jack Leach. Both batsmen started dancing down the track against the England spinners and started cruising towards the mere target of 49. Rohit sealed the game for the hosts with a six at mid-wicket in Joe Root’s over.
The Indian openers stayed unbeaten throughout the chase and clinched the game with no difficulties. In the third session, 38 runs were scored in 5.4 overs at the run rate of 7.04 runs per over.