Ben Stokes hits Ishant Sharma for back-to-back boundaries & comfortably brings up 300 for England. Ben Stokes is looking very comfortable since morning & he is smashing hosts bowling attack with great shot. Pressure is mounting on India as their hunt for quick wickets is becoming tougher with every single run added to England’s scoreboard.
Earlier on Day 1, Joe Root scored 100th century in his 100th Test match. The outstanding partnership between Openers Dominic Sibley & Joe Root helped England to surpass 200 runs mark & reach the total of 263 runs with 3 wickets down at the stumps. In the last over of 1st Day of the first test match, Jasprit Bumrah gave some relief to the hosts by removing Dominic Sibley for 87 runs. Day 2 of the 1st test match started with full zest & enthusiasm. Team India is aiming to remove England’s strongest batsmen Root & Stokes in order to wrap up visitor’s innings as early as possible whereas Joe Root & Ben Stokes are aiming to stitch a strong partnership & score big for their side. On Day 1, England won the toss & opted to bat first. The action is on with both the teams looking forward to deliver their best performance.