India win toss, elect to bat first
India won the toss and elected to bat in the third Test against England at the Eden Gardens here on Wednesday.
The home team brought pacer Ishant Sharma back into the playing 11 after more than 10 months replacing off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who is down with flu.
England and India are now placed 1-1 in the series.
At the end of seven overs, India were 28 for no loss with both openers Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag having scored 14 each.