The victory was through a remarkable turnaround for India as they had been bowled out for 191 in the first innings. But they managed to restrict England's first-innings lead to just 99 runs on a placid wicket.
While Rohit misjudged a slower delivery as he couldn't keep his pull shot down, Robinson bowled an in-cutter that took the inside edge off Pujara's bat into the pads and flew towards slip for an easy catch.
In the 27th over, Rohit Sharma was given another breather by Rory Burns who dropped a tough chance at the second slip off Ollie Robinson for the second time. The catch dropped by Burns was the 16th time England dropped a catch in the ongoing series.
Pacer Ollie Robinson engineered a middle-order collapse with the second new ball as England completed a facile innings and 76 run victory against India on the fourth day of the third Test, here on Saturday.
Earlier, England were bowled out for 432 in 132.2 overs. The hosts could add only nine runs to their overnight score of 423. Craig Overton cracked successive boundaries through square of the wicket on both sides. But he was dismissed LBW by Mohammed Shami. Overton (32) went for review, but in vain. Jasprit Bumrah finished off the England innings by hitting the off-stump of Ollie Robinson (0).
India registers their third-ever test win at Lord's after bowling out England for 120 as they tried to bat it out without going for a chase of 272 in 60 overs.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja added 49 in 18.5 overs before the former fell when he nicked an attempted cut off Mark Wood to wicketkeeper Jos Buttler, around 30 minutes before the end of the first session.
Virat Kohli wanted quick breakthroughs to put pressure on the opposition and Mohammed Siraj (11-2-36-1) and Jasprit Bumraj (8-2-20-1) did just that in the first halfhour, removing Rory Burns (18 off 49 balls) and Zak Crawley (6 off 7 balls) respectively in quick succession.
Anderson now has 621 wickets and his wicket of Rahul that saw him to the milestone was the one that ended the partnership which had threatened to take the game away from England. Anderson soon gobbled Shardul Thakur.
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