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Summary

  1. Ashwin's third fifty of series
  2. Rashid 3-81 - 16 wickets in series
  3. Kohli 62, Pujara 51, Patel 42
  4. India lead five-Test series 1-0
  5. Ashwin 57*, Jadeja 31* - stand of 67

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By Amy Lofthouse and Stephan Shemilt

All times stated are UK

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Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

Rashid has come on in leaps and bounds.

'Rashid has a spring in his step'

Michael Vaughan

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

England's bowling today was excellent. Adil Rashid has more confidence in himself at this level. He's got a spring in his step; his body language is much better than a year ago. He's found that he belongs here. He looks himself in the mirror and says, 'I can play Test cricket'. He's played a lot of first-class cricket but you still need to learn how to play at this level.

This England attack is an attack that any captain in the world would want.

'We need quick wickets'

England spinner Adil Rashid, who has figures of 3-81, speaking on Sky Sports: "At the moment bowling feels OK. It goes through patches. Sometimes you feel good, sometimes you don’t. I'm trying to stick to the basics.

"If we have a positive mindset, going out tomorrow knowing we can score big runs, I think we’ll be OK. We need to get the three or four wickets quickly."

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'Ashwin and Jadeja look dangerous'

Michael Vaughan

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

Ashwin and Jadeja are looking very dangerous. If that lead starts to get to 50 or 70, then it's looking very dangerous. We're not sure about Haseeb Hameed - will he bat in the second innings?

Ravi Ashwin and Ravi Jadeja
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Michael Vaughan

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

It's been a real good day for Test cricket. It's bizarre to see batsmen keep getting out to not great bowling. I expected India to go on and get a big score. England will be delighted with that last session and to be back in the Test match.

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Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

England took everything that came their way after tea, but India have defused the problem. IF England could get them out for another 50, they'd take that.

Chris Woakes makes a catch
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Some excellent fielding from England immediately after tea. Woakes' catch to dismiss Pujara was sensational, as was Buttler's run out of Karun Nair. It was Stokes who made the big breakthrough, forcing Kohli to edge behind and end his almost inevitable march towards another ton. But Ashwin and Jadeja's resistance will have frustrated England, especially watching that new ball be flayed to all parts of the ground. They trail by just 12 runs.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

It's on course to be a perfect game if there are no more than 20 or 30 runs between the sides after this innings because every run counts in the third innings.

Close of play - Ind 271-6

Ashwin 57, Jadeja 31

Anderson with the last over the day, and the field he sets positively screams 'hello, short ball.' Ashwin hammers it away into mid wicket and wanders through for an easy single. That's his work done for the day. Cook, at slip, is looking tremendously grumpy. Jadeja defends back up the pitch and that's yer lot for the day.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

Ashwin and Jadeja have scored so quickly in the last half hour that the pendulum has swung.

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Gibbo: No point in playing a 3rd spinner who only bowls 5 overs. Bring in Ball/Finn who can clean up the tail bowling 90mph.

Ind 270-6

Trail by 13

Woakes and Jadeja engage in a staring competition as the batsman mistimes a drive; Jadeja grins at Woakes, who just glares in response. The field promptly shuffles around for what looks like a bit of short stuff. There it is - it whistles through to Bairstow with Jadeja momentarily thinking of taking it on, before ducking underneath.

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Andrew Samson

BBC Test Match Special statistician

Ashwin has scored a fifty in all three first innings in the series. This half-century came off 77 balls, his quickest of the series.

Ind 269-6

Ashwin 55, Jadeja 31

Shot again from Ashwin, who drives Anderson down to the boundary, his elbow perfectly placed. This will not be improving Jimmy's mood. The crowd, who have been quiet since the tea break, suddenly burst into life as Ashwin decides he likes the feel of the new ball on the bat.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

I'm beginning to wonder if it was such a good idea to take the new ball after all.

50 for Ashwin

Ind 264-8

Ravi Ashwin
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Glorious from Ashwin, driving an overpitched delivery from Anderson away for four to bring up his half-century. His teammates are on their feet up on the balcony. He might not be able to run but you don't need to when you'er hitting them like that.

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Andrew Samson

BBC Test Match Special statistician

The fifty partnership came up off 97 balls.

Ind 260-6

Trail by 23

Well. That's one way to greet the new ball. On your tip toes and absolutely slamming it through the off side to the boundary. Cook scratches his neck at slip while Woakes huffs back to his mark. An extremely attractive flick of the wrist brings about another boundary for Jadeja.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

Ashwin has been a vital batsman for India in this series. There have been several times when the innings has started to crumble, but Ashwin has always been there to steady the ship.

New ball taken

Ind 250-6

And here is the new ball, safely nestled in Chris Woakes' hands. It'll be Jadeja to face it first up.

Ind 250-6

Ashwin picks Rashid's googly, which hasn't been a common occurrence in this series. He pats it away for a single and Jadeja sees the rest of the over out. Woakes, lurking down at long leg, does a series of not-too-subtle warm ups as Rashid returns to his mark. A quick four over burst with the new ball for India to see through, then.

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Ind 249-6

Batty stands with a furrowed brow as Ashwin cuts his first ball for four. Stokes looks suitably miffed at slips. The shadows are starting to cover the pitch now but once Batty speeds through the over. There's five overs left in the day, and England are tantalisingly close to taking the new ball.

Sunil Gavaskar

Former India captain on BBC Test Match Special

Alastair Cook
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That over will certainly convince Alastair Cook to take the new ball.

Ind 243-6

Ashwin 40, Jadeja 20

Ravi Jadeja hits a six
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Six! Massive from Jadeja. Rashid bowled it a little flatter and Jadeja took a step forward, swung, and swung hard. It sailed over the sight screen and into the sheets behind. Kohli loves it up in the dressing room. Rashid speeds it up a little and Jadeja defends.

Ind 231-6

Ashwin 40, Jadeja 8

Gareth Batty's back! He's been liberated from his lonely fielding position down in the deep, and handed the ball. Presumably Cook wants to run down the overs and get to the new ball. He's a little too short to cause any real problems, and Jadeja can smother the fuller stuff with ease. A rapid over, with just one run from it.

Ind 230-6

Rashid is back for one last spin, to see if he can add to his already impressive series tally. He's taken 16 wickets so far at an average of 27.31. Woakes continues his good ground work from earlier with a dash around the boundary to cut off the ball and fire it back in with his left hand.

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Claire Cottingham: After a woeful day yesterday, England are back in this. Remarkable turnaround - this is why I love test match cricket.

Ind 228-6

Trail by 55

Ashwin gets cramped by an Anderson delivery that bounces up and into his thigh pad, but he hobbles away down the wicket for a single. Jadeja is content to plod his way towards the close, meeting Anderson with a straight bat. Kohli, up in the dressing room, chews on his gum in an unimpressed manner.

Ind 226-6

A speedy maiden from Moeen, with Ashwin blocking everything that comes his way. They're not taking any unneccessary chances, just the odd single to chip away at the score. India trail England's first innings score by 57.

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Andrew Samson

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Adil Rashid
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Adil Rashid has now 16 wickets in the series, the most by an England leg-spinner since 1959. Doug Wright's 23 wickets in Australia in 1946-47 is the record.

Ind 226-6

Ashwin 39, Jadeja 5

The shadows are starting to creep onto the wicket now as Anderson jogs in. We've got a minimum of 11 overs left in the day. A tight over from Anderson, just one run coming from it, Jadeja getting forward to reach and tap the ball away.

Sunil Gavaskar

Former India captain on BBC Test Match Special

India find themselves with their backs to the wall. Even if they get a small lead they'll be very happy with it. They'll need these two players, and Jayant Yadav, to stick around as long as they can.

Ind 225-6

Shot! A glorious extra cover drive from Ashwin beats two diving fielders, finds the boundary and, most importantly, means he won't have to run. Moeen keeps coming over the wicket, getting the turn into Ashwin, but the batsman is content to nudge it away for a single.

Sunil Gavaskar

Former India captain on BBC Test Match Special

This game is very well balanced. England's bowlers have brought them back with some fine bowling - and the fielders too.