On the second day of the first test match of the 4 match series in Chennai, against India (India vs England Chennai Test), the Indian bowlers were longing for wickets. Guest team captain Joe Root’s double century root has brought the Indian team under pressure. India had to struggle hard for the wicket on the second day as well.
On the second day of the fourth ball of the 108th over, Ravichandran Ashwin appealed to LBW against Ben Stokes. Stokes attempted a reverse sweep but failed. The ball hit his gloves. Wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant was not in favor of a review, but in front of R Ashwin’s insistence, captain Virat Kohli took the review and Team India lost it.
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Joe Root did not take any runs off the second ball of Shahbaz Nadeem in the 109th over of England’s innings. The ball hit the pad taking the inner edge of the bat. The Indian team then lost the review.
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After this, Ollie Pope did not take any runs off Ashwin in the 139th over. Kohli was not in favor of the review but decided to take DRS after a long chat with the nearest fielders. Pope tried to sweep the ball but was unsuccessful in it. Ashwin was completely convinced of Pope’s dismissal but proved to be wrong. Thus India lost their third review before the third session.