The third Test between India and England will be played at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.
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The third Test of the ongoing five-match series between India and England is scheduled to take place in Rajkot. The match at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium will start on Thursday (February 15). The Test series is level at 1-1 as of now, and the winner of the third Test will take a big step towards winning the series. India will be without the services of Virat Kohli in the last three Tests as well. The former Indian skipper was unavailable for selection due to personal reasons, but KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja are set to make a comeback in the Rajkot Test.
India has played two Tests at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot so far and has managed to win one of them. The Rohit Sharma-led side would like to get the better of England in the coming days to secure the second win here.
Ahead of the start of the third Test, here’s a look at India’s performance and top performers in the two Tests played in Rajkot so far:
Result summary: 1 win and 1 draw in the two Tests played so far.
Highest total: 649 for 9 (dec) against the West Indies in October 2018.
Biggest win: India beat the West Indies by an innings and 272 runs in October 2018.
Most runs: 228 runs in three innings of two Tests by Cheteshwar Pujara.
Highest individual score: 139 runs from 230 balls by Virat Kohli against the West Indies in October 2018.
Most 100s: 1 century each by Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Prithvi Shaw, Virat Kohli, and Ravindra Jadeja.
Most 50s: 1 each by Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, and Ravichandran Ashwin.
Most sixes: 6 sixes in three innings of two Tests by Ravindra Jadeja.
Most wickets: 9 wickets in four innings of two Tests by Ravichandran Ashwin.
Best bowling (innings): 5 wickets for 57 runs in 14 overs by Kuldeep Yadav against the West Indies in October 2018.
Best bowling (match): 6 wickets for 108 runs in 29 overs by Ravichandran Ashwin against the West Indies in October 2018.
Most five-wicket hauls: 1 in two innings of one Test by Kuldeep Yadav.
Most dismissals: 4 in one Test by Wriddhiman Saha.
Most catches: 3 in two Tests by Umesh Yadav.
Highest partnership: 209 runs for the 2nd wicket between Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara against England in November 2016.