New Delhi: Team India, facing England in the third Test at Headingley in Leeds, has had a poor start. The Indian team was all out in front of England for a total of 78 runs and failed to even touch the 100 mark. James Anderson gave the biggest setbacks to the Indian team in this match.
Anderson gave big shocks
In this match, England’s fast bowler James Anderson broke the back of Team India. Anderson completely destroyed the top order of Team India in this match. Anderson took the wickets of KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara and captain Virat Kohli. At the same time, the wicket of Rahane was jerked by Olly Robinson.
Kohli’s poor record against Anderson
Indian captain Virat Kohli was dismissed by England pacer James Anderson in the first innings of the third Test at Headingley here. With this, Anderson hunted the Indian captain for the seventh time in Test cricket. During the second Test played at Lord’s between Kohli and Anderson, there was a tussle and the matter caught a lot of heat.
Anderson got Kohli caught behind the wicket by Jos Buttler in the first innings of the third Test and his innings was stopped for just seven runs. With this, Anderson became the bowler with the most dismissals in Test cricket for seven times. Let us tell you that during the 2014 tour of England, Kohli was harassed by Anderson in the same way.
Leon has also got out 7 times
However, Australia’s Nathan Lyon has also been dismissed seven times in Test cricket. Apart from these two bowlers, Kohli has been dismissed five times each in Test cricket by England’s Stuart Broad, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes and Australia’s Pat Cummins. India have won the toss and elected to bat in the third Test but have had a disappointing start and lost their three wickets for 21 runs.