Not only KP scored run, he also scored them fast. He completed his half century in just 63 balls and got engaged in an unbeaten partnership of 110 runs with skipper Cook. KP contributed 62 of those 110 runs.
Earlier in the day, India started off their innings with 6 wickets down but lost Ashwin at the score of 280. Pujara and Harbhajan then took the team total to 315 before Harbhajan got out. India was all out playing 115.1 overs after scoring 327 all out.
Coming onto bat England openers had a steady start before Compton fell after scoring 29 runs. Trott followed Compton without hurting the scorers. Skipper Cook and KP then steadied the ship and at the end off day’s play England was trailing behind India by 148 runs with 8 wickets in bag.