India vs England 3rd Test Day 1 Live Score Updates: The 3rd of the 4 match Test series between India and England will be played at Motera, the world’s largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad. The Test match will be played in day night format.
Home Minister Amit Shah’s announcement
HomeMinisterAmitShah has announced that 3000 children will be trained together in the world’s largest stadium.
World’s largest cricket stadium inaugurated
The stadium is being inaugurated amidst a big event in Ahmedabad. HomeMinisterAmitShah is also present at the event.
Earlier, PresidentRamNathKovind and his wife also participated in the Bhoomi Pujan programme here.
Pink ball test to be played for 2nd time in India
The day-night Test between India and England at Motera will be the 3rd of the Indian Team and the 2nd day-night Test to be played in India.
Last year, kolkata‘s EdenGardens played its 1st day-night test against Bangladesh in which the visiting team suffered a crushing defeat.
But the IndianTeam‘s experience of playing in milky light with the pink ball in Adelaide, Australia, proved to be a nightmare and Virat’s Sena lost the match by piling up just 36 runs in the 2nd innings of the match.
Motera is the largest
MoteraStadium and Melbourne Cricket Stadium is the largest cricket stadium in the world. 90 thousand people can sit together to enjoy the match in Melbourne Cricket Stadium.
MoteraStadium has 76 corporate boxes, Olympic level swimming pool, indoor academy, four dressing rooms for athletes and food courts.
One lakh 10 thousand viewer’s capacity
SardarPatelMoteraStadium will be the world’s largest cricket stadium. Located at Sabarmati in Ahmedabad, the stadium is equipped with modern sports facilities and will host the 1st day-night Test between India and England for the first time.
The stadium is spread over an area of 63 acres, with a seating capacity of 1 lakh 10 thousand spectators simultaneously.
Amit Shah arrives with President
Ahead of the day-night Test between India and England, PresidentRamNathKovind is going to inaugurate the world’s largest cricket stadium. Union HomeMinisterAmit Shah is also attending the event.
England: JoeRoot (captain), JamesAnderson, JofraArcher, JohnnyBairstow, DominicBesstal, StuartBroad, RoryBurns, JackCrawley, BenFox, DanLawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, OllyStone, ChrisWoakes, MarkWood.
Ishant to play 100th Test
Today, IshantSharma will land on the same ground to play his 100th Test match and become the 2ndIndian fast bowler to achieve this feat after Kapil Dev.
While SachinTendulkar had completed his maiden double century in Test matches, RavichandranAshwin will try to join the club for 400 Test wickets for which he needs 6 wickets.
Eyes on fast bowlers
It is likely that India can change the strategy of spin 3 spinners in the squad for the 3rd Test. In the 1st 2 Tests played in Chennai, the IndianTeam played 3 spinners.
Most of the wickets in the day-night Test played so far are shocks by fast bowlers. In India‘s 1st day-night Test, RavindraJadeja bowled 2 overs and Ravichandran Ashwin just five overs against Bangladesh.
Victory must be for India
The IndianTeam would like to avoid defeat by not taking any risk. Losing in any of the next two Tests can make it difficult for Team India‘s WTC final.
Motera‘s stadium is newly designed and the pitch here is completely new to the IndianTeam (TeamIndia). So far, the IndianTeam (TeamIndia) has played just 2 Test matches with the pink ball.
Day Night Test to be conducted in Ahmedabad
The 3rd of the 4 match Test series between India and England will be played at MoteraGround in Ahmedabad, the world’s largest cricket stadium.
The Test match will be played in day night format. The match will be played today at 2:30 PM. The toss coin will be tossed at 2 pm. India and England are level 1-1 in the Test series.