As the India v England Test Cricket is progressing through the day two of their fourth test match in Mumbai, India; England slowly building runs that India finds difficult to chase. On Friday, the tourist lost two tickets and played 123 overs so far.
England’s debut batsman Keaton Jennings made a great start for England after scoring a century on day one. He scored a total of 112 runs before got caught by Pujara and bowled by Ashwin.
Summary of the match so far:
Buttler not out 64*, Ball not out 29* – stand of 51
Ball dropped on 0 runs
Total of three wickets fall on second morning
Ashwin completes five wicket haul
Stokes 31, Woakes 11, Rashid 4
India lead 2-0 in five-Test series
Unfortunately, English captain Cook hasn’t been able to make any impact, he only got out for 46 runs on day one bowled by Jadeja.
One stage, both Butler and Stokes seemed to play hard and soul. But the fight didn’t last long when Stokes were out by Kohli. Ben Stokes scored only 31 runs.
Now, all down to Butler who is now cursing slowly from Thursday. His fifty runs (59 to be exact as of now) and not out, he can make difference if Ball can provide some sort of support from another end. Though Ball was dropped on 0 runs .
The test series is leading by India 2-0, now this is England’s turn to make some positive impact.