Positive mindset key for England on day three - Rashid

England bowler Adil Rashid says a positive mindset will be key to them taking control of the third Test with India on day three.

Having lost their final two wickets to be bowled out for 283, England fought back after seeing Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli score half-centuries, reducing India to 204-6.

But Ravichandran Ashwin provided an excellent response for the hosts, who are seeking to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series, his unbeaten 57 guiding India to 271-6 at the close.

Rashid did much of the damage with the ball for England, finishing the day with figures of 3-81.

And the leg-spinner told Sky Sports: "We've had a pretty good day to get six wickets on a pretty good pitch. We stuck to our plan and got our rewards."

Asked how England will approach batting third, he added: "I think if we have that positive mindset we'll be OK. First things first we've got to get those four wickets."






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