Umpires have called for lunch break. Joe Root & Ben Stokes together guides England to 355 for 3 wickets down at the end of first session on Day 2 of the first test match at MA Chidambaram stadium. The first session was totally visitor’s dominated session. England could very well reach 600 runs by the end of Day 2 if their good form continues further in second Session of Day 2.
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. 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.