India vs Leicestershire, Tour Match, Day 3 Live Score Updates: India lose Shreyas Iyer, focus on Virat Kohli. cricket news

India vs Leicestershire, Tour Match, Day 3 Live Score Updates:Sai Kishore dismissed Shreyas Iyer in the very first over of the second session at Grace Road to get Leicestershire back in the game. Shardul Thakur is included by Virat Kohli in the middle after the wicket. This match is very important from India’s point of view. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma who failed to get going in the first innings, will stay at the crease for a long time and spend some valuable time in the middle. India were leading the hosts by 82 runs on the second day after scoring 80 for one at stumps. KS Bharat was unbeaten on 31 while Hanuma Vihari was also unbeaten on 9. Shubman Gill had earlier given India a quick start before being dismissed for 38. Earlier, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami took three wickets each as India bowled out Leicestershire for 244. As a result, India took a two-run lead in their second innings. Rishabh Pant scored a brilliant half-century for the hosts before being dismissed for 76. Earlier, India declared on their overnight score of 246/8. It was KS Bharat who helped India cross the 200-run mark after the top order fell cheaply.

Here are the live score updates of India vs Leicestershire, Tour match, Day 3 from Uptonsteel Cricket Ground

05:50 PM IST: Wicket

Shreyas Iyer is run out. He departs on his personal score of 30. Virat Kohli comes next.

IND 164/5 (41.4)

05:49 PM IST: Second innings underway

Sai Kishore started the second innings with the ball.

05:06 PM IST: Lunch break

it is time for lunch. India lost three wickets in the session but they eventually ended the session on a good note. Considering that it is the last day of the four-day match, the side will be happy after scoring a quick run in the session. Leicestershire, on the other hand, started the day well but they could not hold on for long.

IND 160/4 (41)

05:00 PM IST: Shardul Hurting Leicestershire

Shardul Thakur is now playing his shots openly. He hit two fours in Kamlesh Nagarkoti’s over.

158/4 (40.3)

04:56 PM IST: Poor bowling

Abidin Sakande bowled two consecutive deliveries from the leg side and both went for fours.

India 148/4 (40)

04:47 PM IST: Iyer on fire!

Back-to-back fours from Shreyas Iyer. He has hit five fours in his innings of 24 runs so far.

IND 134/4 (37.4)

04:38 PM IST: What a ball!

It was a peach of Shardul Thakur’s delivery from Navdeep Saini. He threw it around and the ball got some vicious bounce off the surface. Luckily for Shardul, he was able to keep his bat away from it.

India 121/4 (36)

04:25 PM IST: Wicket

Navdeep Saini’s second wicket of the over. There was some extra bounce on the ball outside off-stump and Ravindra Jadeja slipped it.

04:22 PM IST: Wicket

KS India out! It was a short ball that Bharat attempted to pull off the back foot but the extra bounce off Navdeep Saini eventually saw him hitting Jasprit Bumrah near short mid-on.

04:21 PM IST: Four!

This is the third four of Iyer’s innings. He gained breadth and used it beautifully to his advantage.

04:18 PM IST: Four!

Second four of Iyer’s innings. It was a short delivery from Davis and Iyer off the back foot over the ball between second slip and the alley.

04:12 PM IST: Good comeback!

After the wicket of Vihari, Leicestershire have managed to keep things under control with some good line and length.

04:07 PM IST: Four!

Shreyas Iyer goes off the mark with a boundary. He played a short-pitch delivery from Navdeep Saini with a four off the back foot on the off side.

04:02 PM IST: Wicket

Here Vihari’s innings came to an end. He leaves at 20. Will Davies gets his wicket as the right-hander slams the ball to the side to Sam Bates.

03:51 PM IST: Back-to-Back Four!

Walker offered a width to Bharat and he hit a boundary off the very next ball before adding another boundary.

03:47 PM IST: Bodyline Attack

Bowling to Vihari and Bharat, the Leicestershire bowlers are aiming at the body. Meanwhile, both the batsmen have done a good job so far to play comfortably.

03:35 PM IST: FOUR!

A poor delivery from Jasprit Bumrah as he sprayed onto the pads of Hanuma Vihari, who accepted the offer with both his hands. Just a lovely flick and the ball runs for a boundary.

03:30 PM IST: Tight bowling

Scoring runs has not been easy for India as the Leicestershire bowlers have done a decent job till date.

03:18 PM IST: Play resume!

The rain has stopped and the action has resumed!

03:01 PM IST: Rain Stop Play

After Vihari took two runs from the walker, rain stopped the game!

03:01 PM is: Day 3 begins!

Srikar Bharat and Hanuma Vihari are at the crease!

03:00 PM IST: Excellent Pant

Day 2 was highlighted by the brilliant innings of Pant, who scored 76 runs in 87 balls while playing for Leicestershire

02:53 PM IST: Indian batsman in focus

Srikar Bharat (31*) and Hanuma Vihari (9*) were the overnight batters.

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