The first Test match of the 4-match series between India and England (India vs Engalnd) is being played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. England won the toss and decided to bat first. Pacer Ishant Sharma has also returned after recovering from injury, including captain Virat Kohli in the Indian team.
Ishant started bowling for India. The second over of the match was pacer Jasprit Bumrah. Playing Test matches for the first time at home, Bumrah could get a wicket on the very first ball as Rory Burns.
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Bumrah started with a length delivery and Burns failed to read the ball. As a result, the ball took the edge of the bat and went to the right side of wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant. Pant dived because the young wicketkeeper’s fingers fell down due to the ball being down. Although this catch was difficult. Pant gave life to Rory Burns in this way.
Burns was later dismissed by Ravichandran Ashwin on a personal score of 33. After this, fans started trolling Pant on social media. Earlier, during the tour of Australia, Pant had done well with the bat but his wicketkeeping was not much. During that time he also missed a number of catches.
The first two Tests of the series between India and England will be played in Chennai. The third Test will be Day Night, which will be played in Ahmedabad.