Ollie Pope and all rounder Chris Woakes scored respective half centuries as England fought their way back into the contest by taking a slender lead of 99 at the end of Day 2 of the fourth test at Oval on Friday. Continue reading “India vs England Fourth Test Day 2 Oval Match Report 2021”
Pace bowler Shardul Thakur scored a quickfire half century to keep India in hunt at the end of Day 1 of the fourth test at Oval on Thursday.
England made couple of changes in the playing XI with Ollie Pope and Chris Woakes coming in for Jos Buttler and Sam Curran, while India on the other hand included Shardul Thakur and Umesh Yadav for Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma.
Ollie Robinson claimed figures of 5/65 as England defeated India by an innings and 76 runs on Day 4 at Headingley on Saturday. Continue reading “India vs England Third Test Day 4 Headingley Leeds Match Report 2021”
Cheteshwar Pujara returned to form by scoring a fluent unbeaten 91 as the visitors fought back on Day 3 of the third test at Headingley on Friday. Continue reading “India vs England Third Test Day 3 Headingley Leeds Match Report 2021”
England skipper Joe Root led from the front by scoring a sparkling century (his third of the series) as England ended Day 2 in a commanding position at 423 for 8, with a massive lead of 345 on Thursday. Continue reading “India vs England Third Test Day 2 Headingley Leeds Match Report 2021”
England strike bowler James Anderson ripped through the visitors top order and openers Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed both scored fine half centuries as England took complete control at the end of Day 1 of the third test at Headingly.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss for the first time and elected to bat first. They opted to keep faith with the same side that had done the business at Lord’s in the previous test, while England made two changes- opener Dom Sibley making way for Dawid Malan and Craig Overton coming in for the injured Mark Wood.
The visitors got off to a disastrous start as they lost the in form KL Rahul in the very first over to Anderson for a duck. The veteran fast bowler also sent back Cheteshwar Pujara and Kohli back to the hut in a superb first spell (8-5-6-3) to leave India reeling at 21/3.
Rohit Sharma and vice captain Ajinkya Rahane added 35 runs for the fourth wicket before the latter fell to Ollie Robinson at the stroke of lunch. Continue reading “India vs England Third Test Day 1 Headingley Leeds Match Report 2021”