Jaiswal-Bumrah Duo Dominates on Day 2

In the morning Yashasvi Jaiswal’s double century and then Jasprit Bumrah’s 6 wicket got India lead on 2nd day on the 2nd test. 

The Indian team put 396/10 in their 1st innings total. England managed only 253/10 in their 1st innings. Therefore the lead Rohit and company got was 143 runs. India at the end of the day scored 28/0 and their overall lead went to 171 runs.

Jaiswal continued his brilliant form of day 1 and scored his maiden double century. He scored 209 runs in 290 balls and hit 19 fours and 7 sixes. He contributed 53% of the team total. Ashwin (20 runs) was the first one in day 2, who got dismissed. 

James Anderson got 3 wickets along with Shoaib Bashir and Rehan Ahmed. Tom Hartley got 1 wicket. 

The English team started their bazball cricket and scored 59 runs in just 10 overs. They targeted the bowlers well. Ben Duckett (21 runs) was the first man who went to the pavilion. Ollie Pope (25 runs) was dismissed by a brilliant yorker of Bumrah and took out all the three bails. 

Zak Crawley (76 runs) was the highest scorer from the side. He hit 11 fours and 2 sixes in his 78 balls inning. After hitting Axar a boundary, he tried to do the same in the next delivery but failed and Shreyas Iyer took a marvelous catch. Joe Root (5 runs) again speechless in front of Jasprit. 

Skipper Ben Stokes (47 runs) missed his half century by just 3 runs. Tom Hartley (21 runs) played a couple of lovely shots in the end but it was not enough to get par the total.   

At one moment the English batsman looked solid but Bumrah showed his skill again and grabbed 6 wickets. Kuldeep Yadav got 3 wickets while Axar got the dangerous Crawley into his account. 

Then in the end, Indian openers came to bat again. Rohit Sharma (13 runs not out) and Yashasvi Jaiswal (15 runs not out) were there at the end of day’s gameplay.

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