A huge upset for India at home, Team India stumbled on its way to victory
IND vs ENG 1st Test 1st Test match of 5 Test match series between India and England (IND vs ENG 1st Test) continues at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. In the first innings of this match, the England team lost by 246 runs. After that, the Indian team took the lead by scoring 436 runs. Then in the 2nd innings, Oli Pope scored 196 runs and the team scored 420 runs. This gave India a target of 231 runs. Chasing this target, the Indian team lost wickets from the start and was in trouble. In the end, the Indian team scored 203 runs in 69.1 overs and suffered a thrilling defeat by 28 runs. With this, England took a 1-0 lead in the 5-match series.
India stumbles home:
Those who believed that the Indian team would easily chase down the 231-run target are in for a big shock. The players of Team India paraded the pavilion one by one. Captain Rohit Sharma 39 runs, Yassavi Jaiswal 15 runs, Shubman Gill 0 runs, KL Rahul 22 runs, Akshar Patel 17 runs, Shreyas Iyer 13 runs, Indian team 7 for 119 runs. The wicket was lost. During this period, KS Bharat and Ashwin, who came to the crease, shared a half-century partnership. But Bharat got out by cleaning up the bowling as he scored 28 runs in this pair hoping for victory. Later, Ashwin also scored 28 runs. However, even though Mohammad Siraj scored 12 runs and Bumrah 6 runs in the last moment, it did not materialize.
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Ollie Pope’s great batting:
England staged a brilliant comeback against India in the Hyderabad Test. Captain Ben Stokes won the toss and decided to bat first on the first day of the match. The entire team was bowled out for just 246 runs in front of the sharp bowling of veteran Indian bowlers R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Jasprit Bumrah. In the first innings, the three batsmen of the Indian team Yashaswi Jaiswal, KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja scored half-centuries to take the score to 436 runs.
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Team India lead by 190 runs in the first innings. But then in the 2nd innings, the English came back well. By scoring 420 runs, they gave India a target of 231 runs. England lead India by 190 runs in the second innings. England started batting and quickly lost 5 wickets. Ollie Pope saved the team from early shocks. This time he played a good innings of 196 runs. Played well in this innings with 21 boundaries. England managed to score 420 runs in the second innings and set India a target of 231 runs.
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Tom Bharjari Bowling:
In addition, Tom Hartley, who had a good bowling attack for English, scored 62 runs in 26.2 overs and took 7 important wickets. Elsewhere, Joe Root took 1 wicket and Jack Leach took 1 wicket.
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