Indian bowlers stopped England’s first innings in 183 runs.
Team India had an outstanding performance on the first day of the first Test against England. Roots’ first innings were reduced to 183 runs by the Indian fast bowlers.
In reply, two Indian openers KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma, controlled the swing of Stuart Broad. Both of them left the crease unbeaten.
And on the scoreboard, India scored 21 runs without wickets. England ahead by 162 runs.
Many were shocked to see the Indian team at the beginning of the day. India is without number one spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and pacer Ishant Sharma. Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Shardul Tagore, and Mohammad Siraj were selected as the four pacers.
However, after losing the toss, the Indian team was forced to field first. But the captain kept the value of the Indian fast bowlers. Everyone, including Bumrah and Shami, bowled hard.
Jaspreet Bumrah brought wickets to India in the first over of the day. Rory Burns (0) became lbw with his ball. Dom Sibley and Jack Crowley then took the helm of the innings. The two gradually focus on building a partnership. But Jack was bowled out for 26 by Siraj.
After some time, Mohammad Shami returned to Sibli. After that, however, captain Joe Root and Johnny Bairstow put up counter-resistance. The duo added 72 runs for the fourth wicket.
Although the run of the route was more, in the end, it was Mohammad Shami who broke the tie. Bairstow out. On the other hand, Joe Root was steadfast in his goal.
But later, none of the English batsmen could stand in front of Bumrah. Root was also bowled out for 64 by Shardul. In the end, the English would have been even more embarrassed at home had it not been for Sam Curran’s unbeaten 27 runs.
England’s innings ended with 183 runs in 65.4 overs. Among the Indian bowlers, Bumrah took four wickets and Shami three. Besides, Shardul got two wickets, and Siraj got one wicket.
In reply, India went down to bat, and at the end of the day, India scored 21 runs without wickets. Rohit (9) and Rahul (9) at the crease.
If the situation is handled for an hour at the start of the second day, Team India will get an advantage in the match.
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