The visitor team England scored 578 runs in their first innings by using 190.1 overs. Joe Root (c) scored 218 runs, Dom Sibley 87 and Ben Stokes 82. Jasprit Bumrah took three wickets as same as Ravichandran Ashwin. Ishant Sharma dismissed two English batsmen as same as Shahbaz Nadeem who also took two wickets.
In reply, the home team India faced 74 overs today and they scored 257 runs with six wickets down. The opener of the team Rohit Sharma scored just 6 runs and dismissed by Archer. Shubman Gill added 29 runs to his team’s scorecard and out by the same bowler Archer. Cheteshwar Pujara tried his best by scoring 73 runs off 143 deliveries. The captain of the team Virat Kohli’s wicket fallen when he was at 11. Ajinkya Rahane out with just a single.
Rishabh Pant † took charge and he played with his own style, he smashed all English bowlers all around the park. He scored 91 runs off 88 balls. He completed his innings with the help of nine boundaries and five sixes. Washington Sundar 33 not out and Ravichandran Ashwin 8 not out. Dom Bess took four wickets in 23 overs with giving 55 runs.
Ind vs Eng Highlights today Sunday, 2-07-2021 – 1st Test, England tour of India from MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai.
England win the toss and choose to bat first
India team: 1 Rohit Sharma, 2 Shubman Gill, 3 Cheteshwar Pujara, 4 Virat Kohli (capt), 5 Ajinkya Rahane, 6 Rishabh Pant, 7 Washington Sundar, 8 R Ashwin, 9 Shahbaz Nadeem, 10 Ishant Sharma, 11 Jasprit Bumrah.
England team: 1 Dom Sibley, 2 Rory Burns, 3 Dan Lawrence, 4 Joe Root (capt), 5 Ben Stokes, 6 Ollie Pope, 7 Jos Buttler (wk), 8 Dom Bess, 9 Jofra Archer, 10 Jack Leach, 11 James Anderson.
Match Timings: 04:00 GMT | 09:30 Local
Umpires – Anil Chaudhary, Nitin Menon
TV Umpires – Chettithody Shamshuddin
Match Referee – Javagal Srinath
Reserve Umpire – Virender Sharma
Match number – TEST No. 2409