ENG vs IND: Shardul Thakur clean bowls Jos Buttler with a beauty – WATCH
Updated on: Aug 7, 2021 9:32 pm IST
The first Test match between England and India is underway at Trent Bridge. After bowling out England for just 183 runs in the first inning, Team India on account of KL Rahul’s 84 and Ravindra Jadeja’s 56 took a solitary lead of 95 runs in the first innings
England, however, in the second essay displayed a better batting performance and are currently more than 150 runs ahead of India’s score with skipper Joe Root standing tall at the crease.
ENG vs IND: Shardul Thakur clean bowls Jos Buttler
The first Test match between is evenly poised. English skipper Joe Root steadied the hosts’ ship after India took two early wickets (Rory Burns and Zack Crawley) at the start of Day 4 and smashed a masterful half-century.
After losing Jonny Bairstow, just when the partnership between Joe Root and Jos Buttler started to look threatening, medium-pacer Shardul Thakur provided Team India with much important breakthrough and cleaned bowled the wicket-keeper batsman for just 17 runs.
During the 71st over England’s innings, Jos Buttler made a horrible misjudgement and left the delivery that pitched outside off and the ball kept coming back into the right-hander and clattered into the top of the off-stump.
Here’s the video:
OUT! That's a terrible leave from Jos Buttler! ☝🏽
Shardul gets India the start they needed after the break 🔥
— Sony Sports Network (@SonySportsNetwk) August 7, 2021
ENG vs IND: What happened on the Day 3 of the first Test match?
Resuming innings on the score of 125/4, Team India rode on the KL Rahul’s 84 runs, Ravindra Jadeja’s 56 and handy contributions from the tail posted a first-innings total of 278 runs, with an overall lead of 95 runs. For England Ollie Robinson shined with the ball, taking 5/85 along with James Anderson who took a four-wicket haul and went past Anil Kumble’s tally of 617 wickets.
Batting in the second innings, England had a great start to their innings and scored 25 runs until rain played the spoilsport and forced umpires to take early stumps on Day 3.