The first test is getting much harder for the hosts as visitors has full control over the game till. In the first test, an incident was took place that mentioned over Rishabh Pant wicket keeping ability. As he dropped few chances to eliminate the batsman, some was of catch while some was the stumping chances. In the pitch of MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai slow pitch can sustain a lot of turns for the spinners which keen keeps a lot of role towards the wicket keeper and where Rishabh Pant got failed.
Already he was always In the debate over wicket-keeping as he isn’t consider as the best wicket keeper and was gets into a stage of back up in front of having wicket keeper specialist Wriddhiman Saha.
His few dropped chances has initially again brought him to controversy of keeping Saha to the spot in behind the stumps. The scenario was where Ravichandran Ashwin was bowling to Jack Leach who was trying to come out of the crease and launch the ball towards stands where he got failed and that was the ultimate opportunity for stumping which was missed by Rishabh Pant which thus keeps Jack Leach alive on the pitch.
After being all out of visitors, Ashwin was giving some advice to Rishabh Pant over keeping. His keeping has been a front discussion here and he has faced a lot of criticism over his wicket keeping stance. Somewhere his heroic performance in the Gabba Test has led him to play for the national side again against England.
At the end of day-3, hosts has scored 257-6 in the span of 74 overs while Pant was the leading run scorer of 91 runs till who lost his wicket to Dom Bess. Washington Sundar and Ashwin are right now on the pitch by scoring 33 and 8 runs respectively.
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Now let’s see how India keeps the chase on.