Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) India, in reply to England’s first-innnings’ 112, were five runs for no loss in five overs at the dinner break on the opening day of the third day-night Test here on Wednesday.
Rohit Sharma was batting on five and Shubman Gill was yet to open his account at the break.
Earlier, left-arm spinner Axar Patel took six wickets and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin bagged three to hasten the end of England’s first innings.
Opener Zak Crawley was the the top scorer for England with 53 — the solitary half-century of the innings. The next highest score was captain Joe Root’s 17.
Brief scores: England: 112 all out in 48.4 overs (Zak Crawley 53, Joe Root 17; Axar Patel 6/38, R Ashwin 3/6) India: 5 for no loss