The star of the day Ravichandran Ashwin performed unbelievably at his home ground Chennai. He took five English Wickets yesterday and scored 106 runs off just 148 deliveries today, his innings gave India the confirmed security of winning this second test. He smashed 14 boundaries and a maximum in his beautiful and rememberable innings. Rememberable because of the pitch where every batsman finding so difficult on a huge turning track from both teams and Ravichandran Ashwin scored a century.
IND vs ENG Highlights today Monday, 2-15-2021 – 2nd Test, England tour of India from MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai.
Rohit Sharma scored 26 runs and out, Shubman Gill 14, Cheteshwar Pujara 7. The captain of the team Virat Kohli faced 149 deliveries and scored 62 runs with the help of seven boundaries. Rishabh Pant † contributed 8 runs, Axar Patel 7, Kuldeep Yadav 3, Ishant Sharma 7, and Mohammed Siraj added 16 runs to his team’s scoreboard and he goes not out. Jack Leach bowled 33 overs and he leaked 100 runs by taking four wickets. Moeen Ali bowled 32 overs and he gave 98 runs by taking also four wickets. Olly Stone dismissed one Indian batsman.
Virat Kohli has won the toss and chose to bat first.
India team: 1 Rohit Sharma, 2 Shubman Gill, 3 Cheteshwar Pujara, 4 Virat Kohli (capt), 5 Ajinkya Rahane, 6 Rishabh Pant (wk), 7 Axar Patel, 8 R Ashwin, 9 Kuldeep Yadav, 10 Ishant Sharma, 11 Mohammed Siraj.
England team: 1 Rory Burns, 2 Dom Sibley, 3 Dan Lawrence, 4 Joe Root (capt), 5 Ben Stokes, 6 Ollie Pope, 7 Ben Foakes (wk), 8 Moeen Ali, 9 Stuart Broad, 10 Olly Stone, 11 Jack Leach.
Match Timings: 04:00 GMT | 09:30 Local
Umpires – Nitin Menon, Virender Sharma
TV Umpires – Anil Chaudhary
Match Referee – Javagal Srinath
Reserve Umpire – KN Ananthapadmanabhan
Match number – TEST No. 2411