New Delhi: On day two of the first test between India and England (IND vs ENG), Indian bowlers had to sweat a lot to get wickets. England captain Joe Root not only scored a double century, but also gave his team a very strong position.
England’s huge score
At the end of matchday two, the England team scored 555 points after losing 8 wickets. Dominic Bess 28 and Jack Leach did not come out after scoring 6 points. Sunday morning, Team India will try to get the 2 remaining wickets taken early.
India bounced back in the last session with four wickets, but England ended the day on a high with a strong 555 / 8. # INDvENG | https://t.co/gnj5x4GOos pic.twitter.com/v4m2TsfR17
– ICC (@ICC) February 6, 2021
Joe Root scored 218 points on 337 balls. All the bowlers on the Indian team sweated to take their wickets. There is no corner of Chepauk’s terrain where the root has not imposed a border. After much effort, Shahbaz Nadeem fired him from LBW.
The first cricketer to score a double century in his 100th test match!
Score card: https://t.co/dS83GpOl0T#INDvENG # R100T pic.twitter.com/B0m2gGNpc3
– England Cricket (@englandcricket) February 6, 2021
Indian melon looted tracks
On the second day, Team India bowlers looted lanes and their condition deteriorated taking one wicket each. Ishant Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Ravichandran Ashwin and Jaspreet Bumrah took 2-2 wickets, Rohit Sharma and Washington Sundar did not have wickets.
Day three challenge
India not only has to take 2 wickets on Sunday morning, but it also has to beat well. By realizing the atmosphere of the field on the third day, more and more points will have to be scored. Workers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill will have to give Team India a good start.