India’s premier fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah turned out to be a gamechanger for the visitors in the ongoing fourth test match against england. Earlier, team India posted 191 in the first innings at the Kennington oval, london.
England responded with 290 in the second innings. Team India upped their game by taking the attack to the cleaners. As a result, they managed to post a big total of 466 in the second innings.
Virat kohli & co set up a target of 368 for the visitors. England batted really well in the form of rory burns and haseeb hameed. The duo added 77 runs for the opening wicket before the fourth day came to a close.
England batsmen knew that they had a mountain to climb and didn’t take any risk. The duo added 100 runs for the opening wicket before Shardul Thakur dismissed Burns for 50.
substitute fielder mayank agarwal made a difference on the field as he ran dawid malan out with the help of wicketkeeper rishabh pant. Haseeb Hameed who was batting so well for his 63 was dismissed by Ravindra jadeja.
Ollie Pope who scored 81 in the first innings of the oval test failed to deliver the goods for the hosts when they needed him. thanks to jasprit bumrah for knocking ollie pope over in the 65th over.
The world-class bowler went on to register his 100th test wicket by dismissing Ollie pope. Bumrah went on to showcase his bowling masterclass in his next over by surprising Jonny bairstow.
Duringthe fourth Test against England at The Oval, Rohit Sharma, India’s veteran opening batsman, took a sensational catch at the slip. As a batsman, the 34-year-old might not have delivered for India in the first innings.
His sheer presence on the field was made to count, however, as he took an easy catch at the slip. In the 25th over, Umesh Yadav bowled the third ball.
He made a remarkable comeback to the purest form of the game. He bowled England’s Test captain Joe Root, the leading run-scorer of the series.
Mehsh Yadav continued to play well with the ball at The Oval on Day 2. In the 19th over, Kohli took a sharp catch at slip to dismiss Overton.
The Indian seamers Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav kept the England batsmen in check in the following innings. The highlight of the game was Umesh’s superb delivery to Dawid Malan.
On Day 1, the southpaw looked solid at the crease after scoring a valuable 70 in the third Test. Five boundaries helped him score 31 runs before being bowled by Umesh Yadav.
Indian players celebrate following Rohit Sharma’s superb catch
Dawid Malan was bowled an outside off delivery from Umesh Yadav that swung to a considerable degree. It was Malan who was caught by the trap and tried to hit it, but he got a thick inside edge as the ball carried to the slips.
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Sharma dived to his right side and took a superb catch at the second slip. After Rohit caught a ball, Kohli, Rahul, and Pant hugged him. The video has gone viral on the internet.
In the ongoing Test series against England, Virat Kohli did not perform well. He was nonetheless pleased with the way his team performed in its purest form.
India won the second Test, while England won the third Test by an innings and 76 runs. The series is currently 1-1. Both England and India are doing their best to win the remaining two matches.
Currently, the fourth Test match is taking place at the Oval. England’s Test captain, Joe Root, won the toss and elected to bowl first. With the help of KL Rahul, who hit three fours, the Indian team got off to a good start.
Chris Woakes dismissed Rohit Sharma (11) almost as soon as things started looking promising for the visitors. Rahul followed Rohit to the dressing room shortly after he left. Rahul was dismissed by Ollie Robinson leg before the wicket.
Cheteshwar Pujara, who scored 91 in the third Test, found himself under pressure early on. He played 30 balls before getting out for just 4 runs.
When James Anderson bowled a brilliant delivery to Pujara, Jonny Bairstow took a good catch at slip. Virat Kohli and James Anderson shared a light moment during the fourth Test match.
Kohli and Anderson share a light moment in the viral video
During the 22nd over, Virat Kohli nearly defended the ball off James Anderson’s bowling. Fortunately, the inside edge did not trod on the stumps and the ball ran past the leg stump.
Virat Kohli saw an opportunity for a single, so he grabbed it. James Anderson ironically smiled at the Indian skipper and exchanged a few words.