India vs England Highlights 2nd Test Day 2: India’s first innings was reduced to 364 runs, England’s team scored 23 runs without losing a wicket till the tee break, Rory Joseph Burns and Dom Sibley were present at the crease.
The second test match of the five-match series between the Indian cricket team and the England cricket team is being played at Lord’s. The first match between these two teams ended in a draw due to rain.
In such a situation, both these teams are face to face in this series to take the lead. In the first innings of the second Test match, Indian cricket team opener Lokesh Rahul scored a century.
Rohit Sharma scored a half-century for same India. On the strength of these two batsmen, India managed to score 364 runs. On the other hand, England’s team has scored 23 runs without losing any wicket in the first innings till the T-break.
India vs England Highlights 2nd Test Day 2, Special Point –
- The second Test match between India and England is being played from August 12 to August 16.
- Team India scored 364 runs on the first day of the match
- Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul shared a partnership of 126 runs in the first innings
- Virat Kohli got out after scoring just 42 runs
- England fast bowler Ederson took 5 wickets in this innings
- According to today’s latest report, the Indian team has a 45% chance of winning, while England’s is only 20%.
Both England openers Rory Joseph Burns and Dom Sibley are unbeaten. Indian cricket team’s opener Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul made a very important partnership of 126 runs while batting in the first innings.
— ICC (@ICC) August 13, 2021
In such a situation, this excellent partnership was broken by England’s best fast bowler James Anderson by clean bowling Rohit Sharma.
The form of Cheteshwar Pujara, who is called the most reliable and Test specialist batsman for the Indian cricket team, remains a matter of concern.
And even in the first innings against England, runs did not come off his bat. He got out after scoring just 9 runs in the first innings. Pujara was also caught by James Anderson in the hands of Jonny Bairstow and took the wicket.
After the same EK, the Indian captain made a century partnership of 117 runs for the third wicket with Lokesh Rahul. With this, the Indian team could reach a very good position.
But Virat Kohli could not take his brilliant innings for long and get out after scoring 42 runs. After this, on the second day’s play, India lost its consecutive wickets.
England fast bowler James Anderson managed to take a total of 5 wickets in this innings. Barring Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja on the second day, none of the batsmen could stay on the field for long.
Lokesh Rahul was caught after scoring 129 runs. The same Ajinkya Rahane was also dismissed after scoring 1 run on his first ball on the second day after being unbeaten on the first day.
After the dismissal of Rishabh Pant, the Indian innings could not last long and were all out. For England, apart from Ederson, Ollie Robinson and Mark Wood took 2-2 wickets and Moeen Ali took one wicket.
Q- How many matches are to be played during the Eng Test series?
ANS: A total of 5 cricket matches are to be played during the India vs England Test series. In which the second test match is being played.