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India ended the third's day play at 110-5 in their second innings of the first test against England at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. India bowled England out for 180 runs in their second innings, setting themselves a target of 194 runs to win the first test.

England replied back strongly with regular strikes [VIDEO]during India's chase as the visitors still require 84 runs to win with just five wickets in hand. Earlier in the test, England made 287 runs in the first innings, while India replied with 274 runs, courtesy of Kohli's 149-run knock.

England started the day at 9 for 1, but the hosts soon found themselves in the spot of bother at 39 for 3.

Ravichandran Ashwin picked up two wickets in the first hour to create a bit of tension through the English camp. Ishant Sharma cashed into this as he picked up the next three wickets, two of which came in the last over before lunch as England further slipped to 86 for 6. Ishant continued his great spell by picking another wicket with the second ball in the post-lunch session.

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Sam Curran comes to the rescue

At 87 for 7, England's second inning lead stood at 100 runs. That's when Sam Curran was joined by Adil Rashid on the crease. The pair produced an inspirational partnership of 48 runs as the hosts started to believe again.

Umesh Yadav did pick up two wickets, but not before Curran along [VIDEO] with Stuart Broad pulled England right back into the game. Ishant finally dismissed Curran for 63 runs, picking up his fifth wicket of the innings.

England had reached 180 runs by then leaving India to chase 194 runs to win with a session still to be played on day three.

Kohli the key man again

The Indian skipper Virat Kohli stood tall once again at Edgbaston in front of a massive crowd to provide some stability to the Indian run chase. None of the Indian batters could stay on for a long time as India found themselves struggling at 78 for 5.

With the skipper at one end, Dinesh Karthik hung on to the pressure situation as India ended the day at 110 for 5, still needing 84 runs to win. Kohli was unbeaten on 43 while Karthik was unbeaten on 18. For England, Broad picked up two wickets while Stokes, Curran, and Anderson got a wicket each.

The Indian pair will move into day four with high hopes of pulling off a famous win for their country, while the Englishmen would be looking to thump their authority on the visitors. Another action-packed day's play awaits the viewers, as day four will start at 10:00 AM GMT, 3:30 PM IST.