New Delhi. India returned to the power of bowlers after scoring just 111 in their first innings in the fourth Test of the series against England (IND vs. ENG 4th Test). The Indian bowlers performed well, picking up the wickets of the hosts on the first day on Thursday. For Team India, captain Virat Kohli and Shardul Tagore scored half-centuries and pacer Chris Oakes took wickets.
After that, Jaspreet Bumrah gave England the first push and took 2 wickets in his one over. Captain Joe Root could not do much and was bowled by Umesh Yadav for 21 runs. At the end of the day’s play, England lost 3 wickets in the first innings and scored 53 runs. At the moment he is 138 runs behind India on the basis of first innings. David Malan 2 and Knight Watchman Craig Overton 1 were at the crease.
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England had a bad start after India were bowled out for 191 and their first two wickets fell for runs. Jaspreet Bumrah gave a wonderful performance in the fourth over of the innings and bowled Rory Burns (5) off the second ball. Then Hasib Hamid (0) also showed the way to the pavilion. After that, Joe Root and David Malan took the innings and added 46 runs for the third wicket. In the third ball of the 16th over of the innings, Umesh Yadav bowled Root to give India a big lead. Root made 21 off 25 balls with four fours.
Earlier, England were bowled out for 191 in India’s first innings. Team India had a bad start and his wickets fell for just runs. Rohit Sharma (11) was caught by Chris Oakes at the hands of Johnny Bearstore. He hit just one four in his innings off 27 balls. After that, KL Rahul (17) fell victim to Robinson, who hit 3 fours off 44 balls. There were a lot of expectations from Cheteshwar Pujara but in the process of James Anderson playing the ball he was caught by Johnny Bairstore. Virat Kohli then called on Rabindra Jadeja to bat at number five. However, he also managed just 10 runs for which he hit 2 fours off 34 balls.
Virat Kohli batted carefully and added runs for the 5th wicket with Ajinkya Rahane (1). The team returned to the huge pavilion with a score of 105, when he was caught by Robinson at the hands of Bearstore. He hit 8 fours in his innings off 96 balls. Rahane also did not last long and handed over his wicket to Craig Overton for a personal 1 score. Pant also flopped and returned to the pavilion after scoring 9 and the team’s score turned out to be 127 for 6.
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After that, Shardul Tagore (57) put up a strong performance and added 63 runs for the 8th wicket with Umesh Yadav. Shardul scored the second half century of his Test career, for which he played 31 balls. He hit a six off the 5th ball of the 60th over of Oli Robinson’s innings to score a personal 53. Shardul returned to the pavilion with a score of 1901 after being lbw out by Chris Oakes. Shardul scored 5 runs with the help of four fours and six sixes. Jaspreet Bumrah (0) was then run out and Robinson caught Umesh at the hands of Bearstore. Umesh made 10 runs off 20 balls with the help of 1 four. England fast bowler Chris Oakes took 4 for 55 and Robinson took 3 for 38. James Anderson and Craig Overton took 1-1 wickets.
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