IND vs ENG: England bowlers put up a disciplined present within the first innings of the 2nd Take a look at.© BCCI
Whereas India managed to attain 329 on a difficult pitch on the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai within the first innings of the second Take a look at, England’s bowlers confirmed super self-discipline and accuracy because the guests broke a long-standing file within the longest format of the sport. India’s whole is the very best rating conceded by any crew in a Take a look at inning, with out giving freely an additional, simply edging previous the 328 runs conceded by India towards Pakistan in Lahore in 1955.
England took 95.5 to bowl India out, giving freely no further runs. In 1955, India bowled 187.5 overs to dismiss the Pakistan batsmen.
England’s self-discipline was in stark distinction to India’s efficiency with the ball within the first innings of the collection opener, after they conceded 45 extras, together with a whopping 20 no-balls.
India gained the toss within the second Take a look at and opted to bat. Rohit Sharma scored an impressive 161, whereas Ajinkya Rahane (67) and Rishabh Pant (58*) hit half-centuries to assist India publish 329 on a turning pitch in Chennai.
Moeen Ali took 4 wickets, whereas pacer Olly Stone claimed three dismissals for England. Jack Leach bagged two wickets, whereas captain Joe Root additionally notched a wicket.
India got here again sturdy with the ball, decreasing England to 39/4 at Lunch on Day 2, with Ravichandran Ashwin choosing two wickets.
Ishant Sharma picked up the wicket of opener Rory Burns within the first over of England’s innings, whereas Axar Patel dismissed Joe Root to say his maiden Take a look at wicket.
Quickly after Lunch, Ashwin struck once more to ship Ben Stokes packing.
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