After India’s thrilling second Test win against England, England were bowled out for 120 in reply to a target of 272. The England players got behind Jasprit Bumrah and were trying to divert his attention. The second Test between India and England at Lord’s was thus as exciting as the second Test match between India and England. Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah shared an unbeaten 89 to help India reach 272 against the hosts. Later, Virat Kohli’s team won the match by 151 runs as England were bowled out for 120 against a whirlwind of Indian bowlers.
Karthik’s prediction: There will be a clash between the two teams in the final of the T20 World Cup. In which the England player fell behind Jasprit Bumrah who tried to bounce against England in the first innings against James Anderson. After the match, Lokesh Rahul said that this move by the England players inspired him to win.
“When the two best teams are playing, you see little conflict with the best performance,” said Rahul, who was the player of the match after scoring a century in the first innings. We don’t mind any bit of tongue twisting, but if you go after one of our players, we 11 will go after you. It gave new energy to our bowlers and inspired them to win.
England’s cricketers had a tongue from Bumrah, then Kohli gave spanking from the balcony of Lord’s! Joe Root won the toss and invited India to bat first at the Mecca Lord’s of cricket. In the first innings, India scored 364 runs with the help of Lokesh Rahul’s 129. In which Rohit Sharma contributed 83 runs. While captain Virat Kohli scored 42 runs.
“I am very happy that the team has been able to register a win for my century,” said Rahul. After getting the invitation to bat first, Rohit and I wanted to give the team a good start. Opening partnerships is always very important and I am glad that we got off to a good start.