Joe Root crosses 200 runs mark by hitting a big shot & registers his 5th double hundred. This is Joe Root’s 5th double century in tests & 3rd double century as a Captain. Joe Root also becomes the 1st player to score a double century on his 100th test match.
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 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.