England v India Rishabh Pant Ravindra Jadeja: The Test match between India and England is being played in Birmingham. Team India have scored 338 runs for the loss of 7 wickets till the end of the first day’s play. From India, Rishabh Pant scored a thunderous century. Ravindra Jadeja remained unbeaten on 83. James Anderson and Matty Potts from England bowled brilliantly. Anderson took 3 wickets. Pots took 2 wickets.
Deciding to bat first after losing the toss, Team India scored 338 on the first day of the Birmingham Test. Meanwhile, the team started badly. India lost 5 wickets for 98 runs. But Rishabh Pant led the innings while Ravindra Jadeja did brilliantly. Pant scored a thunderous century. He scored 146 off 111 balls. Meanwhile, he hit 20 fours and 4 sixes.
Team India’s opener Shubhaman Gill was dismissed for just 17 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara was dismissed for 13. Even Hanuma Vihari could not do much. He was dismissed for 20 off 53 balls. Former skipper Virat Kohli was dismissed for 11 runs. Shreyas Iyer was able to score only 15 runs off 11 balls with the help of 3 fours. Shardul Thakur was dismissed for a run. Jadeja remained unbeaten till the end of the day’s play. He scored an unbeaten 83 off 163 balls. Meanwhile, he hit 10 fours. Mohammed Shami remained unbeaten without opening an account.
James Anderson from England bowled well. He bowled 4 maiden overs for 52 runs in 19 overs and took 3 wickets. Matty Potts took 2 wickets for 85 runs in 17 overs. Ben Stokes and Joe Root also took one wicket each.