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England succumb to defeat in third Test against India


James Anderson is run out

James Anderson was run out to become the last England wicket to fall

India completed an eight-wicket victory over England on the fourth day of the third Test in Mohali to go 2-0 up with two matches of the series to play.

From 78-4 overnight, England at least mustered 236 to set the home side a target of 103.

Joe Root made 78 and Haseeb Hameed, batting with a suspected broken finger, a courageous and skilful 59 not out.

Parthiv Patel hit 67 not out from 54 balls as India extended their undefeated run to 16 Tests.

The world number one side have also gone 17 home matches without being beaten and will wrap up a series victory if they avoid defeat in the fourth Test in Mumbai, which begins on 8 December.

For England, who have now lost four of their past six matches, some players will be allowed to leave India on holiday