Resuming the day at 125 for four, India added 153 valuable runs to their first innings score in testing conditions. K L Rahul top scored with 84 while Ravindra Jadeja made 56.
Rahul was batting on 77 off 202 balls, having added 20 runs to his overnight score of 57.
Rishabh Pant (13 batting) was in the company of KL Rahul (58 batting) with only 11 deliveries being bowled before umpires called for covers.
India, who were 97 for one at lunch, lost three quick wickets including the important one of Virat Kohli, who was caught behind off James Anderson on the first ball he faced.
Rohit and Rahul are India's 10th opening combination since 2018 but possibly the most effective since Dinesh Karthik and Wasim Jaffer walked in unison during the Summer of 2007 .
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