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Indian dominates day 2, as bowlers send the half England side to pavilion

Vishakhapatnam, 17-21 Nov 2016


Day 2: England bowlers provided the start they were looking for as the bowled out India on 455.  As India lost wickets in a rush, but it was Ashwin who hold the innings and managed to put a good total on the board. Now it was turn of England, but the start visitors was looking for; as they lost Cook early with terrific delivery bowled by Shami. England wickets were falling in a hurry as Ashwin and Jayant Yadav ran through the batting line-up. Only root kept his cool and went on to make his half century. Sooner Root also lost his control and played unwanted short and got out. Since then, Bairstow and Stokes guarded things. They batted vigilantly and evaded further damage.England is still trailing by 352 runs in 1st innings and need to bat caustically. They need to score as many runs they can as it will be really difficult to bat in 4th innings.

Day 2, Stumps

India 455 (129.4 over’s)

England 103/5 (49.0 over’s)

England trail by 352 runs with 5 wickets remaining in the 1st innings



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