Strauss, Collingwood stretch
England's lead to 247
Dec 13 (IANS) Unbeaten half-centuries from opener Andrew Strauss
and Paul Collingwood helped England score 172 for three in
the second innings and stretch the lead to 247 runs against
India on the third day of the first cricket Test here Saturday.
was batting on 73 and Collingwood on 60 when the stumps were
drawn at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium. England made 316 in
the first innings and then bowled out India for 241.