Nagpur Test, Day 3: MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli fight for India but Graeme Swann hands England the advantage

It was probably India's best day after a long time in the series as stubborn skipper MS Dhoni and under-fire batsman Virat Kohli played crucial hands. Graeme Swann and James Anderson pegged it back for England in the final session.

updated: December 15, 2012 18:18 IST
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Nagpur: If India found picking up English wickets tough on days one and two, it proved even tougher for England to make headway on the third day of the fourth Test at the Vidarbha Cricket Association ground in Nagpur. Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni did exactly what was needed of them – play patient, grinding innings – to get India out of the woods, but that’s exactly where India ended up at the end of the day when they lost four wickets in a hurry to go to stumps at 297 for 8 in response to England 330.


While Kohli got to a well-deserved century, Dhoni missed his by a run, running himself out needlessly towards the end of the day.

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