- Joe Root played 100th Test match of his career in Chennai, led the team to victory against India
- Referring to Australian spinner Nathan Lyon, Michael Vaughan questioned – did Root get anything in the gift?
- Team Nathan’s jersey was received by Nathan Lyon in his 100th Test match in Brisbane
The Indian team was defeated by England by a huge margin of 227 runs in the first Test match of the series played in Chennai. Under the leadership of Joe Root, England registered a resounding victory and took a 1-0 lead in this 4-match series. Root, who scored a double century in the first innings, was adjudged Man of the Match. Meanwhile, former England captain Michael Vaughan questioned Australian spinner Nathan Lyon, questioning whether Root did not find anything in the gift.
Last month, India registered a resounding win at Brisbane’s Gabba against Australia and made history by beating the series Australia 2-1. Despite this defeat, Australian spinner Nathan Lyon was also gifted the team jersey by Team India’s acting captain Ajinkya Rahane for his 100th Test match. With this, Vaughan has now targeted social media.
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Michael Vaughan, one of England’s most successful captains, wrote, “India had gifted Nathan Lyon a jersey for their 100th Test after the Test victory at the Gabba, which was signed by all the players.” Which root has got anything? Not sure if something happened? Can anyone confirm? ‘
Root also played the 100th Test match of his career in Chennai, making a double century in history. Root had scored 218 runs in England’s first innings with the help of 19 fours and 2 sixes in 377 balls. He was also voted Man of the Match for this.
The Indian team set an example of sporting spirit after winning in Brisbane. Acting captain Ajinkya Rahane presented his team jersey to Australian player Nathan Lyon on the occasion of his 100th Test match. It was signed by all the members of the Indian team. Rahane gave the jersey to the Australian off-spinner during the match presentation.