India vs England 2nd Test: The second match of the 4-Test series between India and England is being played at Chepak Stadium in Chennai. Team India won the toss and decided to bat first. By the end of the first day’s play, India have scored 300 runs after losing 6 wickets. Rishabh Pant is 33 not out and Akshar Patel is 5 not out.
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Opener Rohit Sharma scored the highest 161 runs. At the same time, captain Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill could not even open the account. Jack Leach and Moin Ali took 2–2 wickets each for England. Whereas, Allie Stone and Joe Root got 1–1 wickets.
85 Run Partnership Between Rohit and Pujara
The Indian team had a poor start. The team lost the first wicket to zero in the second over of the match. Gill was zeroed on by England fast bowler Allie Stone. Cheteshwar Pujara was then dismissed for 21 runs. He was caught by Leach at the hands of Ben Stokes.
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Rohit and Pujara shared an 85-run partnership for the second wicket. India lost 2 wickets in two consecutive overs. Pujara in the 21st over and Kohli in the 22nd over. Kohli was dismissed by a spinner for the first time at zero. He was bowled clean by Moin. India vs England 2nd Test.
Kohli Out for Zero for 11th Time
Kohli was dismissed for a total of 11th time. He was bowled clean in 2 consecutive innings for the first time in India. Stokes bowled Kohli for 72 in the second innings of the first Test. Kohli has played 63 innings in India. In this they have been bowled a total of 4 times.
162 Run Partnership Between Rohit-Rahane
Rohit and Ajinkya Rahane handled the Indian innings after three wickets fell. During this, Rohit hit the 7th century of Test career. He completed a century on 130 balls. This was Rohit’s fourth century in the last 9 matches. He made his last century against South Africa in Ranchi in October 2019. Rohit has made seven career career in India. This was his first century in Chennai.
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Rohit scored 150+ runs in the Test for the fourth time. Earlier, he achieved this position once (177 runs) in 2013 against West Indies and twice (176 and 212 runs) against South Africa in 2019. At the same time, Rahane also made his 23rd Fifty of Test career. He partnered 162 runs for the fourth wicket with Rohit.
Bumrah Out, Akshar Debut Test
3 changes were made in Team India’s playing eleven. Shahbaz Ahmed, Washington Sundar and Jaspreet Bumrah were dropped. He was replaced by Akshar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav and Mohammad Siraj. This is the letter’s debut test. He received a debut cap number-302.
Both Teams Playing XI
India: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Akshar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma and Mohammad Siraj.
England: Dom Sibley, Rory Burns, Dan Lawrence, Joe Root (captain), Ben Stokes, Allie Pope, Ben Fox, Moeen Ali, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad and Allie Stone.
50% of Fans Enter the Stadium
For the first time 50% of the fans at the Indian Cricket Stadium have received entry approval. The stadium has 17 gates for entry. The temperature of all was also checked. The stadium also has a medical and isolation room. Recently, the crowd of fans had gathered after the opening of the ticket window. People had forgotten about social distancing. All tickets for the match have been sold.