India vs England, 4th Test, Mumbai
On day 2 of India vs England, India were 146/1 at the close of play are now 254 runs behind England’s first innings total of 400 all out.
Ben Stokes became the 5th hunt of R Ashwin, as he completed his 5wickets haul and got the early morning break through for the Host’s.
Ravichandran Ashwin’s picket 6/112 in the 4th test match against the team England. Ashwin has equalled his own record of most five-fers in a calendar year – seven in 2015 – for India in Tests.
23 five-fers for Ashwin in 43 Tests – equalled Kapil Dev (in 131 Tests) – as India’s third best in terms of five-fers in Tests.
Joss Buttler kept his nerves calm and kept things pushing in a steadily manner instead of wickets were falling on a regular interval
Buttler who represents Mumbai Indians in IPL, has lots of experience with red soil Track of Wankhade.
From India’s point of view, Captain look very much uncomfortable in the slips area.
As we’ve seen in previous matches Indian fielders missed many of the chances. In this match, Indian team were on the same path.
Ashwin made the full use of the turning and bouncy pitch at Wankhade Stadium. England were all out on the score of 400, and the lead scorer in their side was Debutant Jennings.
Jadeja played an supportive role, grabbing 4 wickets in his pocket. Ashwin and Jadeja are the pick of the bowlers as all others left their quota nil.
Watch the Highlights of Day 2, India vs England, 4th Test, Mumbai:
Host begins their 1st innings with the quality openers – Rahul and Vijay. Both were looking quite impressive in their game and gave a good start for India.
Moen Ali brought the breakthrough, by dismissing Kl Rahul on 24. Run Machine Cheteshwar Pujara came down at no 3 and started his hunger of runs.
Murli Vijay completed his half century 70* and had very well contact with the ball. Pujara looks in good touch and was striking the ball very well.
English bowlers bent their knees against this two batsman’s (Vijay and Pujara). Nothing has gone right through England’s side and where struggling.
England bowler would be disappointed for not bringing the best out of the turning and bouncy pitch at Mumbai. They were not able to put pressure on Indian batsman.
At the stumps on Day 2, India were 146-1 and very much in a comfort zone against the English men’s.
India are now trailing by 254 runs, with two specialized batsmen Vijay (70*) and Pujara(47*) on the 24 yard brown strip.
So catch the live action of Day 3 between India vs England on star sports Network from 8:00 am onwards.