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IndvsEng, 1st Test: Vijay hits ton, Pujara departs on 124, India 277/2

Sanjay Bhatnagar

Sanjay BhatnagarBy Sanjay Bhatnagar

Published on 11 Nov 2016 10:23 AM GMT

IndvsEng, 1st Test: Vijay hits ton, Pujara departs on 124, India 277/2
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Rajkot: Centurions Cheteshwar Pujara and Murali Vijay have powered India to 277 runs, despite Gambhir's early departure on Day 3 of the first Test of the five-match series at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday. It was 9th hundred for Pujara while Vijay rejoiced completing his 7th ton in Test Cricket.

Resuming the play on Day 3, India lost old war horse Gautam Gambhir (29) who departed adding a single run in his inning. Later, Vijay and Classy Cheteshwar Pujara lead India's charge. Pujara’s awe-inspiring inning ended on 124.

Murali Vijay (110) and Indian skipper Virat Kohli (0) are at the crease. India is 277/2 after 91 overs.

It could be mentioned here when Pujara was playing on 86 runs, he was given leg before wicket to Zafar Ansari, Then, Pujara gone for a review following which DRS worked for the local boy and was given not-out.

Also read: IndvsEng: Pujara’s 9th Test ton puts India in commanding position

Sanjay Bhatnagar

Sanjay Bhatnagar

Writer is a bi-lingual journalist with experience of about three decades in print media before switching over to digital media. He is a political commentator and covered many political events in India and abroad.

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