Second Session of Day 2 has started & here Stokes is aiming to reach century while Hosts are targeting Stokes & aiming to get his crucial wicket to break Root-Stokes dangerous partnership. Ben Stokes has crossed 70 runs & is heading quickly towards his glorious century. Joe Root & Ben Stokes together stitched spectacular 100 runs partnership. This is the 5th Partnership Test Century between Root & Stokes & the duo becomes 9th pair to have a century stand for 4th wicket at Chennai.
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 quickly whereas Joe Root & Ben Stokes are aiming to stitch a strong partnership & score big for their side. The action is on with both the teams looking forward to deliver their best performance.