First Test: India take first innings lead against England

Sports 2021-08-06

newsteamz_First Test: India take first innings lead against England
  • India lead by 95 runs in the first innings of the first Test against England.

  • KL Rahul (84) and Ravindra Jadeja (56) put on 278 for the second wicket.

  • India had beaten England by 183 runs on the first day.

India lead by 95 runs in the first innings of the first Test against England. KL Rahul (84) and Ravindra Jadeja (56) put on 278 for the second wicket. India had beaten England by 183 runs on the first day.

India ended the second day at 125 for four. Rahul (57) and Rishabh (7) were at the crease.

The ball was quickly added to the 25-run scoreboard, but Oli Robinson returned on the third day with the wicket. Jadeja completed his 16th Test half-century, but the wickets of Boomera (28), Shardul Thakur (0), and Mohammad Shami (28) quickly kept England out of the lead. Mohammad Siraj remained unbeaten on seven.

Oli Robinson took his maiden five-wicket haul in the first Test. Meanwhile, veteran pacer James Anderson, who took four wickets, became the third-best wicket-taker in Tests. Jimmy crossed the milestone by knocking out Rahul.

Indian spinner Anil Kumble (619) was the top scorer. Only Muttiah Muralitharan (800) and Shane Warne (708) are ahead of the 39-year-old.

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