'Aap log ko ghabraana nahi hai' - Top 10 memes as England end third day of Hyderabad Test on high, thanks to Ollie Pope's hundred

India vs England 2024: England got the honors of the third day of the Hyderabad Test, as they ended the day with a lead of 126 runs. The visiting side dismissed India early in the day and batted well till the end of the day.

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England claimed the honors on the 3rd day of the Hyderabad Test after dismissing India early in the day. Joe Root showed how good he can be with the ball in subcontinent. His efforts helped England to dismiss India to a score of 436 runs in the 1st innings. It meant that the visiting side were trailing by 190 runs in the 1st innings. 


England got the wickets of Jasprit Bumrah and Axar Patel early in the day. What followed it was the domination of England. The opening duo of Zack Crawley and Ben Duckett attacked the Indian spinners. It seemed like the batters of England came with clear plans. They were not just attacking the bowlers, but selectively targeted the spin duo of Ravi Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. 

It meant that India were on the back foot right from the start. Bumrah was brought on to the attack a lot in the 2nd session. It did prove to be a good move, as the star pacer helped India to claim two wickets with his reverse swing. Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes could not stay longer in the middle either. At a stage, India had England at 163/5 after getting rid of Stokes.

Ollie Pope's masterclass leads to England's comeback


From there, England dominated the game, thanks to the batting of Ollie Pope. The number three of England brought on unconventional shots and attacked the Indian spinners for fun. He was unfazed in the middle and concentrated on scoring runs. The no.3 of England was helped by Ben Foakes who gave a good support at the other end. 

In his stay in the middle, Pope has scored 148(208) against India, which includes 17 fours. On the other hand, Foakes scored 34(81) and perished. He was replaced by Rehan Ahmed who has batted with grit as well. At the end of the day, England have themselves at 316/6 with a lot of play left in the game. They have a lead of 126 runs already and would be hoping to add more runs on the 4th day.

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