It was indeed a great day for England as Dom Bess & Jack Leach brings up 555 runs for 8 wickets down at the Stumps on Day 2 of first test match. It will be interesting to see if England will be declaring its innings at the Start of Day 3 or will declare after scoring 600 runs.
Earlier on Day 1, Joe Root scored 100 runs 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 wrap up visitor’s innings quickly whereas Joe Root led England is aiming to put up big total for their side.
The action is on with both the teams looking forward to deliver their best performance. It will be interesting to see if England will be declaring at the start of Day 3 or will they be going after 600.