India vs England stats: All the numbers from Virat Kohli's epic feats

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They needed some inspiration to get out of the rut and Virat Kohli stepped up to the task.

Virat dedicated his hundred to his wife Anushka Sharma, and celebrated it with a loud "come on", Kohli then held out his wedding ring that hung around his neck, showed it to the world, and kissed it to show his delight.

In the first innings of the match, Virat Kohli scored 149 runs and helped India to reach closer to the target of England. Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma scalped one wicket each.

Kohli had let the bat do his talking as he set the record straight so emphatically after averaging only 13.4 and mustering a tour aggregate of 134 runs on his only previous Test tour of England four years ago.

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India needed just 10 balls to wrap up the hosts' first innings - Sam Curran falling for his overnight 24 after edging Mohammad Shami to wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik, to leave England all out for 287.

Stokes also was left to bemoan a dropped catch in the slips, by Alastair Cook, one ball after Dawid Malan dropped Kohli off the bowling of Jimmy Anderson.

Vijay was the first to fall for 20 as Curran swung the ball back into his pad and won a leg before review. He stitched together a 48-run partnership with Pandya and then 21 for the seventh wicket.

After he was the last man out with about 30 minutes left of the day, the India captain was given a standing ovation, with England fans showing their appreciation of one of cricket's box-office talents.

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Left-hander Shikhar Dhawan (26) nicked a well-directed Curran outswinger to Malan at second slip.

England resumed 22 runs ahead on the third morning knowing spinner Ravi Ashwin was a huge danger to them setting the tourists a tough target. A score of 54 for 2 - at which point Kohli had walked in - had become 100 for 5.

It was nearly an easy-going partnership for the opening duo as they brought up 50 off just 70 balls before the drama began.

Things could have been worse as three balls later, Kohli (on 0*) edged Anderson to Jos Buttler at gully with the fielder failing to latch onto a tough chance despite putting in a fine dive. He still struggled to read which way Anderson was swinging the ball and the pace bowler found the edge of his bat four times.

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