Fifth Test: India post 256/3 at tea

Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Lokesh Rahul completed his century as India posted 256/3 in their first innings at tea on the third day of the fifth and final cricket Test here on Sunday.

Rahul was unbeaten on 133 runs at tea with Karun Nair on 19 at the other end. Between lunch and tea breaks, India lost the wickets of Cheteshwar Pujara and skipper Virat Kohli.

For England, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali and Stuart Broad have picked up a wicket each.

Brief scores:

India (First Innings): 256/3 (Lokesh Rahul 133 batting) vs England (First Innings): 477