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India in the 3rd Test match winning the toss opted to bat first and posted a huge total of 326/5 in 86 overs at the end of the day's play despite struggling at 33/3 in one stage with the help of stunning centuries from skipper Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja respectively, while Sarfaraz Khan in his debut game itself went onto smash 62 runs off 66 balls.

Among England bowlers only Mark Wood managed to pick 3 wickets and Tom Hartley ended up picking one wicket respectively.

Numbers and Stats from IND vs ENG 3rd Test, 1st Day:

4 - Ravindra Jadeja smashed his fourth century in Test cricket.

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11 - Rohit Sharma went on to smash his 11th Test century and also smashed his 47th century in International cricket.

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12 - Ravindra Jadeja became the 12th player to complete the milestone of both 3000 runs & 250 wickets in Test cricket.

36 - Rohit Sharma has become the oldest captain (36 yrs & 291 days) to smash a century in Test cricket.

48 - Sarfaraz Khan's 48-ball fifty has been the joint-fastest fifty on debut for India alongside Hardik Pandya since 2000. 

The fastest known Test fifty on debut for India came from Yuvraj of Patiala in 1934.

80 - Rohit Sharma has smashed 80 sixes in his Test career.

Most sixes for India in Test cricket:

  • Virender Sehwag - 90
  • Rohit Sharma - 80
  • MS Dhoni - 78

Most sixes for India as captain in International cricket:

  • Rohit Sharma - 212
  • MS Dhoni - 211
  • Virat Kohli - 138

204 - Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja recorded a 204-run partnership for the fourth wicket.

Highest 4th wicket partnership for IND vs ENG in Test cricket:

  • Sourav Ganguly-Sachin Tendulkar: 249 in Leeds, 2002
  • Vijay Hazare-Vijay Manjrekar: 222 in Leeds, 1952
  • Rohit Sharma-Ravindra Jadeja: 204 in Rajkot, 2024