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Team India’s batsman Rishabh Pant scored 91 in the first innings of the first Test of the series and 11 in the second innings.
The second match of the 4-Test series between India and England is being played at Chepak Stadium, Chennai. On the second day, Team India scored more than 320 runs for 9 wickets in the first innings. Right now, Rishabh Pant and Mohammad Siraj are at the crease. Pant made the sixth fifty of his Test career. Click here to see the scorecard of the match …
On the second day, Team India started from 300 runs for 6 wickets. In the second over of the day itself, the team lost 2 wickets. Moin Ali sent Akshar Patel and Ishant Sharma to the pavilion.
Moin Ali took 4 wickets
For Team India, Rohit Sharma has so far scored 161 and Ajinkya Rahane scored 67 runs. At the same time, captain Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill could not even open the account. England’s Moin Ali took 4 and Jack Leach took 2 wickets, while Ollie Stone and Joe Root got 1-1 wickets.
Kohli-Gill could not open account
In the match, Team India won the toss and decided to bat. The team did not have a good start and lost the first wicket at zero in the second over of the match. Opener Shubman Gill was lbw by fast bowler Alli Stone. Cheteshwar Pujara was then dismissed for 21 runs. He was caught by Leach at the hands of Ben Stokes.
Rohit and Pujara shared an 85-run partnership for the second wicket. India lost 2 wickets in two consecutive overs. Pujara in the 21st over and Kohli in the 22nd over. Kohli was dismissed by a spinner for the first time at zero. He was bowled clean by Moin.
Kohli out for zero for 11th time
Kohli was dismissed for a total of 11th time. He was bowled clean in 2 consecutive innings for the first time in India. Stokes bowled Kohli for 72 in the second innings of the first Test. Kohli has played 63 innings in India. In this they have been bowled a total of 4 times.
162-run partnership between Rohit-Rahane
Team India had lost 3 wickets for 86 runs. After this, Rohit and Ajinkya Rahane handled the innings. There was a 162-run partnership for the fourth wicket between the two. During this, Rahane made his 23rd Fifty of Test career.
Rohit’s first century in Chennai
Rohit also scored 7th century of Test career. This was his fourth century in his last 9 matches. Rohit made his last century against South Africa in Ranchi in October 2019. Rohit has made seven centuries of his career in India. This was his first century in Chennai.
Rohit scored 150+ runs in the Test for the fourth time. Earlier, he achieved this position once against the West Indies in 2013 (177 runs) and against South Africa twice (176 and 212 runs) in 2019.