- India’s first innings limited to 329 runs
- In both innings of the first Test, Indian bowlers gave a total of 52 runs of extra.
- The Indian team lost their 4 wickets within just 29 runs on the second day of the second Test.
The Indian cricket team scored 329 runs in the first innings of the second Test match of the series released at the MA Chidambram Stadium in Chennai. England bowlers bowled a total of 95.5 overs in the first innings in which they did not concede any extra (wide, no ball, leg by or by).
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The visiting team bowlers registered a big record by presenting a sample of disciplined bowling. This is the highest score in an innings of Test cricket without any extra runs.
In the first Test match of the series, a total of 52 runs were given by the bowlers of the host team in both innings. Earlier, Pakistan had the record of scoring the most runs in an innings with no extra runs, having scored 328 runs against India in Lahore in 1954/55.
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The Indian team lost their 4 wickets within just 29 runs on the second day of the second Test match released in Chennai.
The South African team scored 252 runs against England in Durban in 1930/31 without any extra runs. After this, the Proteas team scored 247 runs in the Nottingham Test against England in the year 1960. The bowlers of England also bowled disciplined against the Australian team in the year 1892 in which the Kangaroo team scored 236 runs without any extra runs.
India took 1 century and 2 fifties in first innings
In the first innings for India, Rohit Sharma scored 161 and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane was dismissed for 67 runs. Young wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant scored an unbeaten 58 runs. For England, Moin Ali took the maximum 4 wickets while Oli Stone took 3 wickets. Jack Leach took two wickets while Joe Root took a wicket.