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ChennaiA minute ago
The Indian team would like to allout England before lunch today.
The game of the third day of the first Test in Chennai between India and England will start sometime. By the end of the second day’s play, England had scored 555 runs losing 8 wickets. Dom Bess 28 runs and Jack Leach 6 runs at the crease. The second day was also named after Root. Click here to see the scorecard of the match …
He became the first foreign batsman to score a double century in the last 10 years on Indian soil. He scored 218 runs off 377 balls. Earlier in November 2010, New Zealand’s Brandon McCullum smashed 225 runs in the Hyderabad Test.
124-run partnership between Root and Stokes
England started on 263 for 3 wickets on Saturday. Root and Ben Stokes added 124 runs for the fourth wicket. During this time, Stokes marked the 23rd fifty of his Test career. At the same time, Root completed his 5th double century with a six. Stokes was out for 82 off 118 balls.
Allie Pope 34, Jose Butler 30 and Joffra Archer were all out for zero. Ishant Sharma took 2 wickets for two consecutive balls in the 170th over of England’s innings. From India, Nadeem, Ishant, Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah took 2-2 wickets.