Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Watch: ‘Looks like he is still the captain’ – Virat Kohli addresses Team India ahead of England’s innings in 5th Test

Team India posted a strong first innings total of 416 runs in the form of centuries from wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant (146) and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja (104), while skipper Jasprit Bumrah pulled off a complete carnage against Stuart Broad on the second day. Bumrah broke Brian Lara’s record for most runs in an over in the longest format of the game, as Broad conceded 35 runs in six balls. By lunch, Bumrah had given India a breakthrough by dismissing Alex Lee for 6.

Bumrah is leading the Indian team in the absence of full-time captain Rohit Sharma, who was ruled out of the Edgbaston Test after testing positive for COVID-19. This is Bumrah’s first appearance as captain for India; However, he is hardly alone when it comes to leadership experience around him.

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Former captain Virat Kohli is part of the Indian XI against England, and it was he who addressed the Indian team on the second day before taking the field for England’s first innings.

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Several fans on Twitter also saw Kohli addressing Huddle, and praised the former India captain for assisting Bumrah in the leadership role.

Earlier, India began Day 2 proceedings on 338/7 and Ravindra Jadeja completed his century soon after the resumption of the day. James Anderson eventually dismissed Jadeja for 104 and ended the innings with five wickets, registering impressive figures of 5/60 in 21.5 overs.

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Broad’s costliest over in Test history also came during the first session. The figures for the whole over were read out; 4, 5wd, 6nb, 4, 4, 4, 6, 1. Interestingly, Broad also holds the unwanted record for most expensive overs in T20Is, many during the inaugural T20 World Cup against India’s Yuvraj Singh in 2007. Hit six sixes in the balls. ,

By lunch on Day 2, England were 16/1. Earlier, the captain of the host team Ben Stokes had won the toss and decided to bowl.


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