Live Score - England vs India 3rd Test Match Day 2

England captain Andrew Strauss scored an unbeaten half-century at the close of day one on Wednesday Getty Images

By CricketCountry Staff

Rain delayed the start of day two of the third Test at Edgbaston.

The day one of the third Test was the continuation of good form for the England team, and poor outing for the Indian team. Though Indian captain MS Dhoni’s blistering innings of 77 runs took India score to a respectable 224 runs, England openers made batting look comparativley easy by ending day one at 84 for no loss.

England captain Andrew Strauss played some confident strokes enroute to a fine unbeaten half-century.Indian bowlers have been successful in getting breakthroughs in earlier Tests but could not trouble the determined opening pair on Wednesday.

Indian bowlers must grab ealry wickets on day two to stay alive in the game. Can India come back into the game?

Brief Scores (End of Day 1): India 224 all out (MS Dhoni 77, Gautam Gambhir 38, VVS Laxman 30; Stuart Broad 4 for 53, Tim Bresnan 4 for 62) lead England 84 for no loss (Andrew Strauss 52*, Alastair Cook 27*) by 140 runs.

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