India vs England, Trent Bridge Test: Weather forecast for today and tomorrow

first_imgChances of rain are higher in Trent Bridge today than what it was yesterday with the conditions expected to be cloudy throughout the day.Thunderstorms are expected at around 1pm and then again at 4pm while the temperature is expected to stay in between 26 to 31 degrees Celsius.Monday’s weather could see more rain as chances of thunderstorms are at 60 per cent. Chances are that Trent Bridge could see at least 3 hours of rain in the day.Meanwhile, Saturday’s weather forecast was more favourable for India even though they were put into bat with the ball moving around quite a bit in the first session.India vs England, 3rd Test: Kohli, Rahane highlight strong Day 1 for IndiaIndia’s openers however, were able to deal with the James Anderson and Stuart Broad’s first spell without losing a wicket as they put up 60 runs for the first wicket.Chris Woakes then stopped India’s charge with the wickets of Shikhar Dhawan (35), KL Rahul (23) and Cheteshwar Pujara (14) in the first session. India vs England, Trent Bridge Test: Day 2 of the third Test will see some rain ( Photo)But then captain Virat Kohli, who has shone amid his side’s batting ruins, once again dug deep and added 159 runs for the fourth wicket with his depute Ajinkya Rahane to bail India out of another perilous situation.James Anderson takes 100th wicket vs India with last ball of Day 1The pair batted throughout the afternoon session when the ball stopped jagging around, compiling by far India’s best partnership of the series until Rahane was snapped up after tea for 81 by Stuart Broad, courtesy of Alastair Cook’s dazzling left-handed slip catch.advertisementOur aim was to put England bowlers under pressure: Ajinkya RahaneKohli, having compiled his 18th Test fifty, carried on confidently and looked set for his 23rd Test hundred, and second of the series, until tempted to drive at a rare Rashid turner which Ben Stokes gobbled up at slip.It was Stokes’s major contribution on his return to the side four days after being cleared of affray. He had been given a ripple of applause as he came on to bowl in the morning but, not at his best, delivered 15 wicketless overs for 54 runs.Rishabh Pant creates history on Test debut at Trent BridgeInstead it was England’s less heralded all-rounder Woakes, centurion and man of the match in the second test win at Lord’s, who took centre stage.Woakes looked the potential game-changer again, having Dhawan caught at slip for 35, trapping Rahul lbw for 23 and tempting Cheteshwar Pujara (14) into a hook on the stroke of lunch which went straight into the hands of Rashid on the boundary.India vs England 3rd Test Day 1 at Trent Bridge: As it happenedKohli was doubtless unimpressed as he faced the prospect of having to bail out a sinking ship again but he found an assured partner in 30-year-old Rahane.After Kohli’s 152-ball stay, 20-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant made an assured unbeaten 22 on debut alongside Hardik Pandya, who became James Anderson’s 100th Indian Test victim to leave the match delicately poised.last_img

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