Within the third over of the day, Rohit performed an exquisite drive off a Stuart Broad supply and this introduced the followers to their ft.
Skipper Virat Kohli was additionally happy with the impeccable timing of Rohit’s shot and he was seen applauding it from the dressing room.
Sure boy ! : Virat Kohli applauding Rohit Sharma ‘s superb cowl drive.💙 #RohitSharma #INDvENG https://t.co/4v7CAYz4KI
— 🄿 ♚ (@Rarefieed) 1613196794000
“Delectable drive from @ImRo45. Applause from #TeamIndia skipper @imVkohli. A loud cheer from the Chepauk crowd,” tweeted BCCI.
Opting to bat first, India bought off to the worst begin attainable because the hosts misplaced the wicket of Shubman Gill (0) in simply the second over of the day. Olly Stone trapped Gill proper in entrance and the right-hander was adjudged leg-before wicket.
Delectable drive from @ImRo45 👌Applause from #TeamIndia skipper @imVkohli 👏Loud cheer from the Chepauk crowd 👍W… https://t.co/da6UJ1AGtr
— BCCI (@BCCI) 1613190459000
Earlier, skipper Kohli gained the toss and opted to bat first.
The hosts made three adjustments to their line-up as they introduced in Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, and Mohammed Siraj instead of Shahbaz Nadeem, Washington Sundar and Jasprit Bumrah.
However, England made 4 adjustments because the guests introduced in Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Olly Stone and Ben Foakes instead of Dominic Bess, Jofra Archer, James Anderson and Jos Buttler.