England Test skipper Joe Root and Ireland's Eimear Richardson have been voted as the winners of the ICC Players of the Month for August 2021.
The rain forecast during the first two days would bring smiles in the Indian camp as it increases the chances of the team winning the series 2-1.
England are having a forgettable summer at home, having lost to New Zealand in June and trailing India 1-2 in the ongoing five-match series.
ICC Test Rankings: Joe Root rises to top spot, Rohit Sharma overtakes Virat Kohli to take fifth spot
Batsman Rohit Sharma has overtaken captain Virat Kohli to become the top-ranked Test batter from India.
His graph has been on a remarkable upward trajectory ever since the start of 2021, with 11 Tests already fetching him 1398 runs including two double centuries.
The Indian and English players have engaged in plenty of verbal battles during the second Test that the visitors won on day five with a brilliant bowling performance.
India vs England third Test: Ollie Robinson managed to move the ball throughout the innings, says Joe Root
Joe Root believes it was a clinical show from the boys as the team registered an innings victory to level the five-match series 1-1 with two games to go.
Resuming on 423-8, England had Craig Overton trapped lbw by Mohammed Shami for 32 before Ollie Robinson was bowled by Jasprit Bumrah for 0.
England skipper Joe Root extended his purple patch with his 23rd Test hundred and sixth of the year to take his team to a commanding 423 for eight at stumps on day two.
England had earlier managed to score 62 runs in the first session, taking their first innings to score 182 for two having started the day at 120 for no loss.
Jos Buttler has said that it is a privilege for him to be competing in the middle against India skipper Virat Kohli.
England skipper Joe Root said one needs to make sure that racism doesn't happen again 'further down the line'.
Kohli's last international hundred came in November 2019 and though he has scored a couple of 40s in the series so far, the expectations have always been sky high from the modern great.
England skipper Joe Root said that the addition of left-handed batsman Dawid Malan will bolster the top-three of his side.
The two teams would be meeting each other at Headingley after nineteen years. While the hosts beat India in 1952, 1959 and 1967, they tasted defeat in 1986 and 2002.