Alastair Cook (46*) and captain Joe Root (29*) added 52 unbeaten runs to give England a lead of 154 runs with 8 wickets in the hand at the end of the third day of the fifth Test match at Kennington Oval in London.
Earlier in morning India resumed batting on 174/6 and both Hanuma Vihari and Ravindra Jadeja started well and added 77 runs for the 7th wicket, Hanuma departed after completing his maiden Test fifty and on the other hand, Ravindra Jadeja added useful runs with the tail and scored unbeaten 86 runs and helped India to post 292 runs on the board.
All the major stats and facts from the third day of Fifth Test match between England and India at The Oval :
7 - Ravindra Jadeja became the 7th Indian player to score a 50 and take 4 or more wickets in an innings in the same Test match in England.
50 plus runs and 4 or more wickets in an innings of a Test in England (Indian players) -
Lala Amarnath (50 & 5/118) at Lord's, 1946
Vinoo Mankad (72 + 184 & 5/196) at Lord's, 1952
Kapil Dev (89 & 5/125) at Lord's, 1982
Javagal Srinath (52 & 4/103) at Edgbaston, 1996
Bhuvneshwar Kumar (58 + 63* & 5/82) at Trent Bridge, 2014
Bhuvneshwar Kumar (52 & 6/82) at Lord's, 2014
Hardik Pandya (52* & 5/28) at Trent Bridge, 2018
Ravindra Jadeja (86* & 4/79) at The Oval, 2018
17.72 - Keaton Jennings' batting average at home (England) in Test cricket - the second lowest for an opener at home in Test cricket (Min 15 innings).
Lowest average for an opener at home in Test cricket (Min 15 innings) -
William Shalders (SA) - 16.81
Keaton Jennings (ENG) - 17.72
Sidath Wettimuny (SL) - 18.19
Javed Omar (BAN) - 20.54
Mike Brearley (ENG) - 20.95
35 - Rishab Pant has conceded 35 byes in this ongoing Test match against England in Oval - the second most by an Indian wicketkeeper in a Test match.
Most byes conceded by a wicketkeeper in a Test for India -
47 - Dinesh Karthik vs PAK at Bangalore, 2007
35* - Rishabh Pant vs ENG at The Oval, 2018
30 - Rishabh Pant vs ENG at Southampton, 2018
29 - Budhi Kunderan vs ENG at Kanpur, 1964
29 - MSK Prasad vs NZ at Mohali, 1999
56 - Hanuma Vihari scored 56 runs in his debut Test innings while batting at number 6 - the fifth most by an Indian player on debut Test innings while batting at number 6.
Highest scores on debut Test innings for India batting at number 6 -
177 - Rohit Sharma vs WI at Kolkata, 2013
120 - Suresh Raina vs SL at Colombo, 2010
105 - Virender Sehwag vs SA at Bloemfontein, 2001
103 - Pravin Amre vs SA at Durban, 1992
56 - Hanuma Vihari vs ENG at The Oval, 2018
51 - VVS Laxman vs SA at Ahmedabad, 1996