The first Test is being played in Chennai between India and England. Today is the third day of the match. England scored 555 for 8 on the second day, while captain Joe Root scored a memorable double century in his 100th Test. Dominic Bess returned unbeaten on 28 and Jack Leach 6 runs. Today England will start playing ahead of this score. It will be interesting to see how quickly Indian bowlers take 2 wickets of England.
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Centenary partnership between Joe Root and Ben Stokes
England, playing their 100th Test, shared a 124-run partnership for the fourth wicket between captain Joe Root (218) for a double century and Ben Stax (82) in the first Test match with hosts India at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here. The second day consolidated its position. England finished the second day’s game with 555 for 8 wickets.
Bumrah, Ishant, Nadeem and Ashwin got two wickets each
For India, Pacer Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem and R Ashwin have taken two wickets so far.