Fifties from Ravindra Jadeja and Lokesh Rahul helped India win the second innings, England – 25/0 for England. However, with the help of half-centuries from Lokesh Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja, India took a crucial first innings lead. First Test against England in Nottingham. However, England got off to a good start in the second innings. But on the third day also the rain stopped and the game ended early. By the end of the third day’s play, England had scored 25 runs without a wicket in their second innings. Dominic Sibley (9) and Rory Burns (11) are in the game. England are still 70 runs behind.
Kumble’s record of breaking Anders in the first Test against India was all out for 278 in 84.5 overs in the first innings. Virat Kohli’s team took a lead of 95 runs. India bundled out England for 183 in the first innings. Rahul scored 84 and Ravindra Jadeja scored 56 for India. Olly Robbins took five and Anderson took four.
India progressed in their first innings with a score of 125 for 4 on the third day of the match on Friday. Lokesh Rahul and Rishabh Pant were batting. However, Pant did not last long at the crease and was dismissed for 25 runs. But after the half-centuries of Lokesh Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja, India managed to take the lead on the basis of aggressive innings played by Jasprit Bumrah.
While hockey wizard Dhyan Chand turned down Hitler’s offer, Rahul and Jadeja put on a crucial 60-run partnership. Lokesh Rahul looked ready to score a century but was dismissed by James Anderson. Rahul scored 84 runs in 214 balls with the help of 12 fours. After this he also deposited the pavilion for Shardul Thakur.
Jadeja tried to bat aggressively after Rahul was dismissed as he was a tail-end batsman. However, he was dismissed after half-century. Jadeja played an innings of 56 runs in 86 balls with the help of eight fours and a six. Bumrah also scored 28 runs in 34 balls with the help of three fours and a six. For England, Robbins took five and Anderson took four.
From now on, the name of Major Dhyan Chand will be taken in place of Rajiv Gandhi before the Khel Ratna award.