WATCH: Jonny Bairstow plucks one-handed stunner to dismiss KL Rahul – ENG vs IND, 2021

England’s Jonny Bairstow shocked everybody with a scintillating fielding effort on Day 3 of the ongoing third Test against India. Bairstow lit up the Headingley with a pointy catch within the slip cordon to dismiss Indian opener, KL Rahul.

All of it occurred on the final supply of the nineteenth over bowled by Craig Overton. The suitable-armer pitched the ball on an excellent size space that appeared to return in however barely modified the road and carried a thick outdoors edge that shortly flew in direction of the primary slip.

Joe Root, who was positioned on the first slip, might have simply taken the catch, however Bairstow, from the second slip, caught his left hand out and the crimson leather-based glued into his palm.

Right here is the video:

Pujara, Kohli lead India’s comeback

Earlier on the day, England resumed at their in a single day rating of 423/8 however might solely handle to achieve 432, giving the vacationers a lead of 354 runs. India did lose Rahul on the stroke of lunch, however Cheteshwar Pujara and Rohit Sharma stored the scoreboard working.

Pujara and Rohit added 82 runs for the second wicket earlier than Ollie Robinson supplied a much-needed breakthrough to the house workforce. Robinson dismissed Rohit for a well-made 59 off 156.

After Rohit’s dismissal, the touring social gathering didn’t permit England to make any additional injury as Pujara and captain Virat Kohli put together an unbeaten stand of 99 runs for the third wicket to cut back the deficit.

Whereas Pujara entered the 90’s, Kohli is simply 5 in need of his first half-century within the ongoing tour. Driving on Pujara and Kohli’s knocks, India have reached 215/2 in 80 overs, trailing England by 139 runs.

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