Mohali: Indian team managed to get to a fine start against the visitors England as they restricted them to 92/4 at lunch on the opening day of the third Test at the Punjab Cricket Association I.S. Bindra Cricket Stadium.
Earlier, England skipper won the toss and elected to bat first after winning the toss. Opener Haseeb Hameed and skipper Alastair Cook managed to make just (9) and (27) respectively.
It was then Joe Root who got dismissed after making just 15 runs. However, the hosts quickly turned it around with three quick wickets of Cook, Root and Moeen Ali (16) just before the lunch break to put the visitors on the backfoot.
Stumper Jonny Bairstow (20) and Ben Stokes (5) were at the crease when the umpires called for lunch.