Ind Vs Eng, 3rd Test, Day 1: England Reach 268/8 At Stumps

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| November 26 , 2016 , 17:22 IST

Wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow (89) saved England's blushes as the visitors reached 268/8 at stumps on the opening day of the third Test against India at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Saturday.

Bairstow, who brought up his half-century in 76 balls, looked good for his fourth Test century but off-spinner Jayant Yadav trapped him in front just before the day's play ended. Also Read: Ind Vs Eng, Mohali Test, Day 1: India Remove England Top Order By Lunch Earlier, Bairstow and Jos Butler (43) steadied England's ship with a 69-run sixth wicket stand after the top order fell prey to India's disciplined bowling. Brief Scores: England 268/8 (Jonny Bairstow 89, Jos Butler 43, Ben Stokes 29, Jayant Yadav 2/49, Ravindra Jadeja 2/56)