India vs England, 3rd Test: Hardik Pandya in elite company after rare double

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Pandya followed up on his first innings five-wicket drag with an unbeaten 52 away the same number of balls in India’s second innings on Monday.


Pandya’s endeavors saw him enter a selective club of Indian players. He is presently just the fifth cricketer to score a fifty and take a five-wicket pull in a similar Test coordinate after Lala Amarnath, Vinoo Mankad, Kapil Dev and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

It is likewise the 6th time an Indian every single rounder ha accomplished the accomplishment in Test cricket. Pandya had grabbed 5 wickets for 28 keeps running in the primary innings in which England got knocked down some pins out for 161 runs. It was Pandya’s lady five-wicket pull in global cricket.

Pandya’s dangerous 50 years on Tuesday came after chief Virat Kohli’s 23rd Test hundred which helped India set England a mammoth focus of 521 races to win the Test coordinate.