The first day of the day-night Test against England was named by Team India. The Indian team landed in Motera, which has become the world’s largest cricket stadium, with 3 spinners. This policy was successful on day one. Winning the toss and coming out to bat first, England were bowled out for 112 runs by Akshar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin. Akshar got 6 and Ashwin got 3 wickets. Click here to see the scorecard of the match …

After this, Team India came out to bat and scored 99 runs after losing 3 wickets till the end of the day. The England team still has a 13-run lead. Rohit Sharma is unbeaten on 57 off 82 balls. This is the 12th test fifty of Rohit’s career. Ajinkya Rahane is unbeaten on one run with him.

Rohit-Kohli took over the
team After a modest start in the first innings, Team India lost 2 wickets in 2 consecutive overs (15th and 16th). Opener Shubman Gill was dismissed by 11 runs. His wicket was taken by Jack Crowley at the ball of Joffra Archer. After this, Cheteshwar Pujara could not even open the account and spinner Jack Leach LBWed him.

Opener Rohit Sharma held one end. He took the partnership for the third wicket with Virat Kohli for 64 runs off 100 balls. Kohli was clean bowled by Jack Leach for 27 runs.

Stokes applied saliva to the ball, the umpire sanitized
England all-rounder Ben Stokes was seen salivating at the ball during India’s innings. Corona is still prohibited from applying saliva to the ball. The incident occurred during the 12th over of the Indian innings. This action of Stokes can be said to be a bit surprising, as he played other matches of the series and he also knew the rules. Umpire Nitin Menon spoke to him when Stokes hit the ball. The ball was then sanitized and brought back into the game.

Provision of two-time warning
According to ICC regulations, the team that applies saliva to the ball will be warned twice. If such an action happened for the third time, the batting team would get five penalty runs.

7 English batsmen could not touch the figure of ten.
International match is being played for the first time in this newly built stadium with a capacity of 1.32 lakh spectators. In the first innings, 7 batsmen could not touch the figure of ten for England. These included Johnny Bairstow and opener Dom Sibley out on zero. Playing for the first time in India, Jack Crawley scored the highest score of 53 runs.

Spinner Akshar Patel, playing the second Test of the career, took 6 wickets. Apart from these, Ravichandran Ashwin took 3 wickets. Akshar took 5 or more wickets in the second consecutive innings. He took 5 wickets in the second innings of the last Test.

England had a poor start
England had a very poor start. The team had lost 2 wickets for 27 runs. Fast bowler Ishant Sharma, playing the 100th Test, gave England the first blow. Opener Dom Sibli was dismissed by 1 run. Rohit Sharma was caught by Ishant in the slip.

Akshar collapsed the middle order with 6 wickets,
Spinner Akshar Patel crashed the middle order of England with 6 wickets. He delivered the second blow to the English team in the 7th over of the match. He LBW Johnny Bairstow. Akshar lbw Jack Crowley for 53 runs. This was the fourth test fifty in Crawley’s career. The Indian spinner also LBW Ben Stokes (6). He dismissed Joffra Archer and Stuart Broad. Finally, Ben Fox was bowled clean.

Ashwin took 3 wickets,
spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took 3 wickets. He lobbed captain Joe Root for 17, giving the English team a third blow. Ashwin bowled cleanly to Ollie Pope (1 run). After this, Jack Leach was caught out giving England the 8th blow.

2 changes in India team and 4 changes in England team

4 changes were made to the England team. Rory Burns, Dan Lawrence, Ollie Stone and Moin Ali were ruled out of the playing eleven. He was replaced by James Anderson, Joffra Archer, Johnny Bairstow and Jack Crowley.
In Team India, captain Virat Kohli has made 2 changes in the playing eleven. Jasprit Bumrah returns in place of fast bowler Mohammad Siraj. Also, Washington Sundar got a chance to replace spinner Kuldeep Yadav.

Both teams are reading the pitch differently. In the
match, both teams are reading the pitch differently. The English team has insisted on fast bowling, while the playing eleven selection of the Indian team says that they are confident that the pitch will break soon and help the spinners. Team India has descended into the match with 3 specialist spinners Ashwin, Akshar and Sundar. While the English team has included the only spinner Jack Leach in the playing XI.

England’s only team to play day-night test with 3 ball type

England is the first team in the world to play the day-night test from SG, Kookaburra and Duke, the 3 types of balls used in Test cricket. India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and West Indies have played 2, while Australia, New Zealand, Zimbabwe and South Africa have played the test with only one type of ball.

Ishant Sharma playing the 100th Test. They were welcomed by the players clapping on the field.
Ishant Sharma playing the 100th Test. They were welcomed by the players clapping on the field.
This is the 100th Test of Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma. Ishant became the second Indian pacer to achieve this feat. Before him, former fast bowler Kapil Dev played 131 Tests. Ishant, who debuted at the age of 18, played under the captaincy of 4 players Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli. Ishant made his Test debut against Bangladesh on 25 May 2007 under the captaincy of Dravid. Ishant, who was playing the 100th Test just before the match, was honored by President Ram Nath Kovind and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Kohli has a chance to become the most successful Indian captain

Virat Kohli has a chance to become the most successful Indian captain at home as well as win this match. Both he and former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni have won 21–21 Tests in India. Dhoni has captained Team India in 30 Tests on Indian soil. Out of this, 3 were lost and 6 were Test draws. At the same time, under Virat’s captaincy, India played 28 Tests at home grounds. Two of them have suffered defeats and have drawn 5 Test draws.

If you win the third Test, then you will be equal to Steve Waugh,
if the Indian team also wins this Test match, then Virat’s record on home grounds will be equal to that of Australian veteran Steve Waugh. Virat would then have 22 wins in 29 Tests on Indian grounds. On the other hand, Steve Waugh also won 22 of 29 matches at his home ground (in Australia).

Root one step away from becoming England’s most successful captain
, while England captain Joe Root is just one step away from becoming the most successful captain of his country. He has captained England in 47 Tests so far, of which the team won 26 Tests. Earlier this record was in the name of Michael Vaughan. Under Vaughan’s captaincy, England won 26 of 51 Tests. Apart from this, the English team won 24 out of 50 Tests under the captaincy of Andrew Strauss and 24 out of 59 under the captaincy of Alastair Cook.

Both teams could not win any pink ball test abroad The
first day-night test was played in November 2015. In this, Australia defeated New Zealand by 3 wickets. Since then, 15 day-night Tests have taken place between 10 teams, in which no team has lost at home except the West Indies. However, both India and England have lost their previous day-night Test.

In 2018, New Zealand defeated England in Auckland by an innings and 49 runs. At the same time, Australia defeated India by 8 wickets in Adelaide. One thing that remained common in both the Tests is that both England and India were all out for less than 60 scores. New Zealand had dismissed England for 58 and Australia allotted India for 36 runs.


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