New Delhi The first Test match between India and England is being played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. England batting first scored 230 runs losing 2 wickets, while Joe Root has batted brilliantly in his 100th Test.
Joe Root has scored a century, batting brilliantly. He is playing at the crease scoring 107 runs facing 169 balls. England had 2 setbacks in the beginning, but Joe Root has stabilized the faltering batting.
After lunch, England batsmen Joe Root and Sibli performed brilliantly and took over the team. After lunch, Team India also failed to take wickets. England had scored 140 by losing 2 wickets till the break.
The first blow to England was given by Ashwin, who has trapped set batsman Rory Burns in his spin net. Burns returned to the pavilion after scoring 33 off 60 balls. England was dealt another blow by Jasprit Bumrah, who showed Daniel Lawrence the way to the pavilion without opening the account. Let us tell you that this is the first time Bumrah is playing Test in India and in such a situation, this is his first Test wicket in India.
At the same time, on the Chennai pitch which supports the spinners, the Indian team has landed in the field with three spinners. Ravichandran Ashwin, Washington Sundar and Shahbaz Nadeem are the three names who are expected to do wonders on the Chennai pitch.
At the same time, the responsibility of fast bowling is on the shoulders of Ishant Sharma and Jaspreet Bumrah. Talking about Shahbaz Nadeem, he has been consistently doing well in domestic cricket for many years. He has twice the distinction of taking more than 50 wickets in a Ranji season. Shahbaz Nadeem has also grabbed the headlines by taking 8 wickets for 10 runs.