he first Test match between England and India ended in a disappointing draw at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. The second Test match is taking place at the Lord’s in London.
Well, there is no doubt that Team India had the upper hand going into Day 5 of the first Test. They required 157 runs to take the opening lead. However, the final was washed out without a single ball being bowled.
England Test captain Joe Root won the toss and opted to bowl first in the second Test. Team India’s opening pair Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul constructed a vital 126-run partnership for the opening wicket.
During the partnership, Rohit Sharma went on to score runs in a confident manner. In the first Test, Rohit got out after scoring 36. However, he ensured to sort out his woes in the second Test.
India’s specialist opening batsman Rohit Sharma made his presence count in the second Test match. The 34-year-old opener middled the balls really well from the word go
He scored a brilliant half-century and was en route to scoring his first overseas Test century. Rohit constructed his innings with the help of 11 boundaries and a six.
James Anderson gets rid of Rohit Sharma with a brilliant in-ducker
Unfortunately, that didn’t happen, courtesy, James Anderson’s brilliant delivery. England’s veteran delivered a perfect in-ducker and Rohit literally had no solution to it. Rohit made his way back to the dressing room after scoring 83 (145).
James Anderson bowled a terrific out-swinger in the third ball of the 44th over. Rohit was not ready as the ball decked in late after landing on the seam. The ball went on to hit the back leg and hit the top of the off-stump.
Huge wicket against the run of play 😱
Anderson castles ☝️ Rohit Sharma just 17 short of his 1st overseas 💯
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