Ind vs Eng 1st Test: The first Test is being played in Chennai between India and England. By the end of the first day’s play, England scored 263 for 3 wickets. In the last over of the day (90th), Jaspreet Bumrah LBW to Dominic Sibli. He scored 87 runs. Captain Joe Root returned to an unbeaten pavilion after scoring 128 runs. Root made his 20th century of Test career.
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This is Root’s 100th Test. He is the world’s 9th player and England’s third player to score a century in the 100th Test. Root has scored a century in three consecutive Tests. He became the first player in the world to score centuries in the 98th, 99th and 100th Tests. Prior to the Chennai Test, Root had scored two centuries against Sri Lanka in two Tests this month. He scored 228 runs in the first Test against Sri Lanka and 186 in the second Test. Ind vs Eng 1st Test.
Root and Sibli Add 200 Runs for the Third Wicket
Root and Sibli shared a strong 200-run partnership for the third wicket to take England into a strong position. Sibli made her fourth fifty of the Test career. This was his second consecutive fifty. Earlier, he scored 56 runs in the second innings of the Gaul Test against Sri Lanka. For India, Bumrah got 2 and Ravichandran Ashwin got 1 wicket.
Bumrah Played Test in India After Playing Most Test Abroad
Jasprit Bumrah is playing Test matches in India for the first time. He has played 17 Tests abroad since his debut. Among Indian players, he broke the record of Javagal Srinath. Srinath played the first match in India after playing 12 Tests abroad. RP Singh 11, Sachin Tendulkar and Ashish Nehra played the first match in India after playing 10-10 Tests, the most overseas.
Third Youngest Player to Play Root 100th Test
Root is the 15th England cricketer to have played 100 Tests. He is the third youngest player to achieve this feat. The routes are currently 30 years 37 days. The record of playing 100 Tests at the youngest is named after former England captain Alastair Cook. He played the 100th Test at the age of 28 years 353 days.
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India playing XI: Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Jaspreet Bumrah, Ishant Sharma.
England Playing XI: Dominic Sibley, Rory Burns, Daniel Lawrence, Joe Root (captain), Ben Stokes, Allie Pope, Jose Butler (wicketkeeper), Dom Bess, Jack Leach, Joffra Archer, James Anderson.