Hardik Pandya, England vs India 2018
Hardik Pandya picked up his maiden five-for in Tests. Image Courtesy: Getty
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India extended its dominance in the third game of five-match Test series at Trent Bridge with impressive bowling on day two. As it stands, the visitors have taken a 292-run lead and have eight wickets in hand ahead of the third day’s play.

The men in blue lost three wickets in quick succession on day two after resuming the inning on 307 for six.

However, the England openers, Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings put an opening partnership of 54 runs. Later, it was Ishant Sharma who provided the first breakthrough by removing Alastair Cook. It was followed by a brilliant spell from Hardik Pandya who destroyed the middle-order of England with his maiden five-for.

In the second session, England got all-out on 161 with the Jos Buttler being the top scorer with 39 runs. Jasprit Bumrah provided the final breakthrough. India, on the other hand, had the lead of 168 runs.

Here are the five talking points of Day 2

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