• Sam Robson remained firm.
  • Ravindra Jadeja dropped Alastair Cook.
  • Robson and Cook shared a promising stand.
  • Robson was removed by Jadeja.
  • Cook neared a half-century before the lunch break.
  • Cook welcomed a fine half-ton.
  • Pankaj Singh went without reward.
  • India fetched plenty of boundaries.
  • Cook grew in confidence.
  • Gary Ballance was initially watchful.
  • Ballance cherished a good half-ton.
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni's options waned.
  • Ballance and Cook ensured a wicketless middle session.
  • Cook was caught down the leg-side for 95.
  • Ballance graduated to three figures in a score of 247 for two.

3rd Test, Day 1: Eng v Ind

Sam Robson remained firm.