In a primary session that appears like solely going to the visiting facet, England didn’t lose a single wicket for twenty overs. In a determined transfer, India misplaced two of their evaluations in a span of 5 deliveries throughout two overs. The primary one got here from Ashwin to Ben Stokes as a reverse-sweep try by Stokes was missed. The ball hit Stokes on the glove and popped up within the air however wasn’t caught. Ashwin was adamant that it was a LBW likelihood however a transparent contact on the glove was seen.
Within the very subsequent over, Shahbaz Nadeem hit Stokes on the pads and appealed for a DRS. The ball was bouncing slightly an excessive amount of, thus lacking the stumps on the ball-tracking system. Nonetheless, India misplaced one other assessment and Root accomplished his 150 runs.
The third and the ultimate assessment was additionally utilized by England for a catch enchantment. End up, the ball had hit the forearm of Ollie Pope who was a participant in the competition.
Joe Root now the one second batsman to make a 150+ rating in a centesimal Take a look at match after Inzamam-ul-Haq, who made 184 additionally in opposition to India at Bangalore in 2005.#IndvEng#IndvsEng
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) February 6, 2021
England is comfortably sitting at 521/6 with 10 overs remaining within the Day’s play. Frustration rising for Indian followers because the match is getting more and more one-sided.