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Ind vs Eng LIVE: Cook, Pietersen resume batting on Day 3

Dailybhaskar.com   |  Nov 25, 2012, 09:38AM IST
Mumbai: India suffered two early jolts in the second innings. Virender Sehwag was the first to depart at the score of nine runs. He fall prey to Monti Panesar. 
 
Still trailed by 49 runs, the Indian side suffered another setback when Pujara was dismissed by Swann after contributing six runs in the second innings.  
 
Sachin Tendulkar, who came in to bat at number three, once again failed to fire and was dismissed by Panesar at the score of eight runs. 
 
Kohli was sent back to pavilion by Swann at the score seven runs. 
 
 
Earlier in the day, skipper Alastair Cook and the 'comeback' man Kevin Pietersen continued to pile up runs for the team on the third day too. Both of them completed their tons after resuming for England's innings on Day 3. 
 
The visitors suffered firts jolt as skipper Alastair Cook was dismissed by R Ashwin. Cook was caught behind at after a brilliant knock of 122 runs. 
 
Cook and Pietersen added crucial 116 runs for the third wicket. 
 
Jonny Bairstow, who came in to bat at number four contributed nine runs before he was dismissed by Ojha. 
Bairstow became the third victim of Ojha after a controversial decision by the umpire. 
 
Samit Patel was the next man to depart after being caught out by Kohli on a delivery from Ojha. He was dismissed at 26. 
 
Kevin Pietersen's superb innings was brought to an ends by Ojha when a nick from this right handed batsman landed into the gloves of MS Dhoni. KP departed after a brilliant knock of 186.
 
With England 79 runs ahead of India, Matt Prior was run out by a throw from Virat Kohli at the score of 21 runs. 
 
He was soon followed by Stuart Broad in the next over of Harbhajan Singh. He was caught out at the score of six runs. 
 
After that James Anderson and Monty also failed to score too much and the whole English team was bowled out at the score of 413 runs with a vital lead of 86 runs. 
 
Pragyan Ojha was the most successful bowler for the Indian side, who claimed fibe wickets. Harbhajan Singh and Ashwin took two wickets each. 
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