A very good start by the hosts as Jasprit Bumrah takes the strike & almost got first wicket on the first ball of his stint but it was a difficult chance that was missed by Rishabh Pant who dropped Rory Burns catch behind the stumps. Rory Burns rides his luck. England 2/0 after 2 overs.
Earlier England won the toss & opted to bat first. The most awaited test series between India & England has started with full zest & enthusiasm from both the teams. Rory Burns & Dom Sibley walked out to open the innings for visitors. For hosts, Kohli has given the ball to his most experienced fast bowler & test specialist Ishant Sharma. The action is on with both the teams looking forward to deliver their best performance.
England’s Playing XI are Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Daniel Lawrence, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler(w), Dominic Bess, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, James Anderson whereas India’s Playing XI are Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(w), Washington Sundar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Shahbaz Nadeem.