After losing ODI series to England, Virat Kohli-led team India will be aiming to clinch the oldest form of the game when they face the host in the first Test match at the Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham. Virat Kohli and Co is at the top of the ICC Test cricket Rankings while Joe Root’s England is at number five. It will be interesting to see when team India braces up for a stern test in difficult English conditions.
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# After 88 overs England 285/9
# James Anderson left-handed batsman comes to the crease
# Ashwin is on roll; Broad has been given LBW; ENG 283/9
# Left-handed batsman Stuart Broad comes to the crease
# OUT! Adil Rashid LBW by Ishant; England eight down
# England 278/7 after 83 overs
# Adil Rashid, the right-handed batsman, comes to the crease
# Stokes caught and bowled by Ashwin; England 244/7 after 74 overs
# England 240/6 with Sam Curran 1(10) and Stokes 18(30), after 70 overs
# After 67 overs England 224/6 with Sam Curran 0(2) and Stokes 3(14)
# Left-handed batsman Sam Curran comes to the crease
# Buttler walks off minutes after coming to the crease. He has been given LBW!
# Jos Buttler, the right-handed batsman, comes to the crease
# Umesh Yadav chops away Bairstow, England 223/5 after 66 overs
# After 64 overs, England 218/4 with Stokes 0(4) Bairstow 67(84)
# Ben Stokes, the left-handed batsman, comes to the crease
# Run Out!! Root fails to bag century as he walks off at 80 (156)
# After 60 overs ENG 195/3 with Bairstow 46 (67) and Root 78(153)
# After 47 overs ENG 145/3 with Bairstow 16(24) and Root 55 (118)
# Jonny Bairstow, the right handed batsman, comes to the crease
# Shami to Malan, out Lbw!!
# After 38 overs, ENG 108/2
# After 36 overs, ENG 100/2 with Root 39 (90) and Malan 3 (6)
# Left-hander batsman Dawid Malan comes to the crease.
# Mohammad Shami sent Jennings back to Pavillion, that's a Bowled out!
# Its LUNCH, ENG 83/1 after 28 overs
# With the completion of 25 overs, ENG 76/1 Root(31) and Jennings (31) out in the middle
# After 21 overs, ENG 66/1
# After 15 overs, ENG 46/1 with Root (11) and Jennings (21) at crease.
# Its a MAIDEN from R Ashwin, ENG 45/1 after 13 overs
# After 12 overs, ENG 45/1 with Joe Root (11) and Keaton Jennings (20) out in the middle
# 8.5 Overs: Ashwin to Cook, out Bowled and Ashwin finds the first breakthrough for India. Huge wicket!! Cook b Ashwin 13(28)
# After 8 Overs, England are 25/0 Keaton Jennings and Alastair Cook are at the crease for England and will start the proceedings for the day.