India vs England Edgbaston 5th Test Day 3 LIVE Score Updates: Rain Forces Early Lunch, Halts Jonny Bairstow Blitz vs India


IND vs ENG Test LIVE Score: Rain forced early Lunch on Day 3.© AFP




England vs India, 5th Test Day 3 Live Score Updates: Rain has forced early Lunch on Day 3 of the ongoing fifth and final Test match at Edgbaston, Birmingham. Jonny Bairstow continues to hold one end tight with his 91 not out while Sam Billings accompanies him from the other end. Earlier, Bairstow and Stokes helped England make a mini comeback before the latter fell on his individual score of 25. The play on Sunday started on time, courtesy a promising weather at the venue. Jasprit Bumrah returned figures of 3/35 on Saturday to keep England under the pump while Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj claimed a wicket each to further pile misery on the hosts. Bairstow and Stokes had resumed the England innings on Sunday on their individual scores of 12 and 0, respectively. Earlier, India posted 416 all out with the help of Rishabh Pant ‘s 146, Ravindra Jadeja’s 104 and Jasprit Bumrah’s 31 not out off 16. For England, James Anderson had returned a five-wicket haul for 60 runs. (LIVE SCORECARD)

Playing XIs

India: Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah(c)

England: Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes(c), Sam Billings(w), Matty Potts, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, James Anderson

Here are the Live Score Updates of India vs England Edgbaston Test, Day 3 straight from Edgbaston, Birmingham







  • 16:57 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Early Lunch Taken

    Umpires have decided to take early lunch due to rain. Jonny Bairstow is 91 not out while Sam Billings is 7 not out.

  • 16:50 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Rain Stops Play

    Heavens have opened up at Edgbaston, Birmingham and this halts the play. It is raining at a good amount currently. England still trail India by 216 runs. 

    ENG 200/6 (45.3)

  • 16:45 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Good Review

    Shardul Thakur trapped Jonny Bairstow in front of the stumps and umpire raised his finger. Unconvinced by the decision, Bairstow took a review and it turned out to be a superb decision to go upstairs as the replays revealed that he had edged the ball.

    ENG 198/6 (45.1)

  • 16:37 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four, Six!

    Jonny Bairstow is making fun of Shardul Thakur. He first flicked him for a four down the leg side and then slammed him for a six towards deep mid-wicket on the very next ball.

    ENG 196/6 (43.4) 

  • 16:30 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Six!

    Bairstow keeps the entertainment continue. This time Siraj bowled a short ball to him and he pulled it for a six towards backward square leg. 

    ENG 184/6 (42.4)

  • 16:16 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    On the pads from Mohammed Siraj and Bairstow flicks it for an easy four towards cow corner. As long as Bairstow is there, England would not have to worry for runs.  

    ENG 164/6 (40.1)

  • 16:10 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    Jonny Bairstow continues to play his shots from the other end. This time he lofts Mohammed Siraj for a four down the ground. Attacking intent from the England batter is upfront.

    ENG 159/6 (39)

  • 16:04 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    This is poor bowling from Shardul Thakur. He bowled it onto the pads of new batter Sam Billings and the latter took the offering with both his hands. Billings flicked it for a four on square leg.

    ENG 153/6 (37.5)

  • 16:01 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Wicket!

    Ben Stokes gets out on 25 runs. You live by the sword, you die by it. The southpaw was playing with fire to effect a counter-attack, got dropped twice but eventually perished on the ball of Shardul Thakur. Meanwhile, it was Jasprit Bumrah who took a screamer at mid-off to cut short Stokes’ stint at the crease.

  • 15:56 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Fifty For Bairstow

    A single and Jonny Bairstow races to a well-deserved fifty in 81 balls. He resumed his innings on 12 runs today and marched to his fifty in a dominating style.

    ENG 147/5 (36.5)

  • 15:46 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: 50-Run Partnsership

    A flick of wrists for Bairstow and the ball goes for a four towards square leg. Meanwhile, the partnership between him and Stokes is now of 52 runs.

    ENG 135/5 (35.2)

  • 15:43 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Back-to-back Fours

    The first boundary came as the ball was a tad short from Mohammed Siraj and Bairstow beautifully played it for a four towards deep mid-wicket. For the second boundary, Bairstow played a lofted cover drive.     

    ENG 130/5 (35)

  • 15:33 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    That’s a good shot from Ben Stokes. He got a short ball outside off stump and hit it for an easy four at deep point. Runs are coming easily for England now.

    ENG 114/5 (33.2)

  • 15:30 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    As easy as you like it. Jonny Bairstow got a half volley slightly outside off stump and drove it for a four down the ground. England are slowly and gradually growing in confidence.

    ENG 108/5 (32.5)

  • 15:25 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Kohli, Bairstow Engage In Verbal Altercation

    Virat Kohli and Jonny Bairstow got involved in a verbal fight during the 32nd over that was bowled by Mohammed Shami. It was not clear who initiated it, but it eventually saw Bairstow losing a bit of concentration. WATCH THE VERBAL FIGHT HERE

    ENG 100/5 (32)

  • 15:13 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    Here is some authority from Ben Stokes. The southpaw came down the track to Mohammed Shami and smashed him for a four straight down the ground.

    ENG 94/5 (29.3)

  • 15:08 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    Ben Stokes gets the ball on his pads and steers it for an easy four past the mid-on fielder towards deep mid-wicket region.

    ENG 89/5 (28.4) 

  • 15:03 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: It’s Game Time

    Mohammed Shami starts the first session on Day 3 with the ball in hand. Jonny Bairstow faces him with Ben Stokes at the non-striker’s end. Here we go!

  • 14:59 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Jadeja Speaks After Scoring First Overseas Test Ton

    Ravindra Jadeja scored 104 runs off 194 balls during India’s first innings of the ongoing Test against England. Notably, it was also his first overseas hundred in Test cricket. Here is what he has to say regarding the knock:

  • 14:30 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Indian Pacers In Focus

    Not to take anything away from the Indian pacers but it should be highlighted that the cloud cover helped them and made things tough for England batters on Day 2. Today, at least for now, the sun is out and shining bright at Edgbaston and hence it will be really interesting to see how the Indian pacers perform in such conditions.

  • 14:22 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: In Case You Missed It

    Jasprit Bumrah smashed Stuart Broad for a world record of 29 runs in an over on Saturday. Broad gave away six extra runs to make it a 35-run over which meant that it turned out to be the costliest over in Test cricket history.

    Here is what former India captain and ex-coach Ravi Shastri has to say:

  • 14:12 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: How Is The Weather At Edgbaston?

    The weather forecast suggests that the rain will affect the game today as well. However, for now, the sun is out at Edgbaston and the weather looks promising. To know in detail about today’s weather forecast for Edgbaston GO HERE  

  • 13:56 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Watch! Bumrah’s onslaught against Broad

    England pacer might have 550 wickets in Tests, but he now also has the most expensive over in history of Test cricket. Watch here how he conceded 35 runs in the 84th over of the Indian innings.

  • 13:54 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Will Bumrah take a fifer?

    India stand-in captain Jasprit Bumrah had a good start as captain as he first smashed 29 runs off the over bowled by Stuart Broad, and then he went on to take three wickets. He will hope to take a fifer to make his Edgbaston Test more memorable for himself. 

  • 13:37 (IST)

    Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to our Live coverage of Day 3 of the ongoing Test! It has been riveting action so far and India would eye to bundle out England cheaply. England were 84/5 at stumps on Day 2.

    Live action to begin at 3 PM. Stay tuned! 

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