Sealing a famous victory at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground on Monday, August 16, India defeated England in the second Test by 151 runs. The Indian bowlers put up a brilliant performance as the hosts were all-out for 120 runs. Day 5 of India vs England second Test had witnessed quite a dramatic match. One of the most memorable was when team India skipper Virat Kohli welcomed Ollie Robinson verbally.
The moment Sam Curran was dismissed on a golden duck, Robinson had to face Virat Kohli’s words. When Robinson came, Virat Kohli says, “This guy (Robinson) laughed at me when I missed a cover drive. Now he is playing to save a home test. How important is this innings in a test match? Come on then big mouth”
India won the Second Test Match by 151 runs
India beat England by 151 runs to win the second Test and take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. England, chasing 272, were bowled out for 120 in 51.5 overs. Skipper Joe Root scored 33 runs.
The pacers of India bowled out England in 60 overs with a solid all-around performance. Among the bowlers, Muhammad Siraj took four wickets, including the final one. Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah shared an unbeaten 89-run stand shortly after lunch to take India to 298 for eight before the declaration.
In the second innings, India resumed at 181 for six with Rishabh Pant out early, but Shami (56 not out) and Bumrah (34 not out) made a sensational stand to defy the hosts. Shami scored his second fifty in international cricket.
In 109.3 overs, India reached 364 all out and 298/8 (Cheteshwar Pujara 45, Ajinkya Rahane 61, Mohammad Shami 56 not out; Mark Wood 3/51).
England 1st innings: 391 all out and 120 all out in 51.5 overs (Joe Root 33; Jasprit Bumrah 3/33, Ishant Sharma 2/13, Mohammad Siraj 4/32