India beat England by 203 runs in the third Test at Trent Bridge on Wednesday to cut the home side's lead in the five-match series to 2-1. England, set a mammoth 521 to win, were bowled out for 317.

India beat England by 203 runs in the third Test at Trent Bridge on Wednesday to cut the home side’s lead in the five-match series to 2-1. England, set a mammoth 521 to win, were bowled out for 317.

India needed a mere 10 minutes to wrap up victory with Wednesday's 17th ball after England resumed the fifth day on 311 for nine

India needed a mere 10 minutes to wrap up victory with Wednesday’s 17th ball after England resumed the fifth day on 311 for nine (Getty Image)

The match ending when Ravichandran Ashwin had England No 11 James Anderson caught by Ajinkya Rahane at slip -- the first wicket for an India spinner in this fixture.

The match ending when Ravichandran Ashwin had England No 11 James Anderson caught by Ajinkya Rahane at slip — the first wicket for an India spinner in this fixture.(Getty Image)

This was just India's seventh victory in 60 Tests in England and a huge boost ahead of the fourth Test at Southampton starting on August 30.

This was just India’s seventh victory in 60 Tests in England and a huge boost ahead of the fourth Test at Southampton starting on August 30.(Getty Image)

Victory represented a remarkable turnaround following India's innings and 159-run loss in the second Test at Lord's.

Victory represented a remarkable turnaround following India’s innings and 159-run loss in the second Test at Lord’s.(Getty Image)

This Test was a personal triumph for India captain and man-of-the-match Virat Kohli who made 103 in his side's second innings 352 for seven declared, following the star batsman's first-innings 97.

This result also kept alive India’s hopes of becoming just the second team from any country in Test history, after a Don Bradman-inspired Australia beat England in 1936/37, to win a five-match series from 2-0 down.(Getty Image)

"We as a team want to dedicate this win to the flood victims in Kerala," said Kohli at the presentation ceremony. "A tough time there, and this is our bit that we can do.

This Test was a personal triumph for India captain and man-of-the-match Virat Kohli who made 103 in his side’s second innings 352 for seven declared, following the star batsman’s first-innings 97.(Getty Image)

"We as a team want to dedicate this win to the flood victims in Kerala," said Kohli at the presentation ceremony. "A tough time there, and this is our bit that we can do.

“We as a team want to dedicate this win to the flood victims in Kerala,” said Kohli at the presentation ceremony. “A tough time there, and this is our bit that we can do.(Getty Image)

England captain Root admitted England's first-innings batting had let them down. "It's fair to say that we very much under-performed in that innings," he said.

England captain Root admitted England’s first-innings batting had let them down. “It’s fair to say that we very much under-performed in that innings,” he said.(Getty Image)