- England’s second innings limited to 178 runs, India got 420 runs target for victory
- Indian bowlers bowled 20 no balls in the first innings, 7 no balls in the second innings.
- Off-spinner Ashwin bowled 6 wides and 3 no balls in the second innings, 6 wickets
Indian bowlers could not perform much in the first Test of the series against England. In the first innings, the guests were seen in front of the team by the Indian bowler and England scored a big score of 578 runs, in which Captain Joe Root hit a double century. England’s second innings was restricted to 178 runs but India got a big target of 420 runs to win.
Indian bowlers bowled 20 no balls in the first innings, while 10 were also wide. In the second innings also 7 no balls were made by Indian bowlers, while only 10 were wide. Ashwin bowled the most 6 wide and 3 no balls.
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On this, famous commentator Harsha Bhogle tweeted in a questioning manner, ‘Is there any vaccine even for no ball?’
Some users also enjoyed this. One user wrote in its reply, ‘Only by maintaining social distance from the crease ..’.
Another wrote, “This is a new strain, not an old one.”
Another wrote, ‘Yes, Novaxine.’
Talking about the match, England won the toss and decided to bat first and scored a huge score of 578 runs. After this India could score 337 runs in the first innings. Thanks to Ashwin’s 6 wickets, England’s second innings was reduced to 178 runs and India got a target of 420 runs to win on the fourth day. Ashwin took 6 wickets for 61 runs in 17.3 overs. He also took 3 wickets in the first innings.
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