2nd Test, Day-3: England lead 250 runs against India in the Lord’s Test

2nd Test, Day-3: England lead 250 runs against India in the Lord’s Test

India vs England, 2nd Test: England lead 250 runs on the 3rd day against India in the Lord’s Test

Lord’s Test: With the help of Chris Woakes’s first test century, England has strengthened their hold on the second Test against India. England was 357 in 6- wickets with 81 overs in the first innings until the game ended early due to bad light on the third day. Woakes 120 and Sam Curran are on the crease by scoring 20 runs. Jonny Bairstow missed the century and scored 93 runs. England made 250 runs in the first innings while 4 wickets remaining. India’s first innings was limited to 107 runs.

Bairstow completed the half-century by hitting Kuldeep Yadav balls. This is their 19th fifty in Test cricket. He completed his fifty in 76 balls with the help of 7 fours. Woakes completed the first Test century by making 3 runs off the ball of Pandey. He manages to score a century with 12 fours in 129 balls. Earlier, his highest score was 66, which he made against Sri Lanka two years ago. Bairstow missed a century from just 7 runs when he was caught by wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik on the personal score of 93 runs on Hardik Pandya. He faced 144 balls and hit 12 boundaries. He made his team a strong partnership of 189 with Woakes for the sixth wicket.

Falls of England wickets

#keaton Jennings 28/1(7.3 overs)

#Alastair Cook 32/2(8.2 overs)

#Ollie Pope 77/3(21.2 overs)

#Joe Root 89/4(24.4 overs)

#Jos Buttler 131/5(31.1 overs)

#Jonny Bairstow 320/6(78.4 overs)

India’s second-lowest score in the first innings at Lord’s:

Earlier, on the second day, the first innings of the Indian team was scored to 107 runs. After Team India’s All Out, the umpire announced the stump on the second day. India scored their second lowest score in the first innings against England on this ground. Last time, 96 runs were scored in 1979. Ravichandran Ashwin high scored with 29 runs. England pace bowler James Anderson took 5 wickets.


England: Joe Root (captain), Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Jonny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Jos Buttler, Ollie Pope, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Sam Curran, James Anderson, Stuart Broad.

India: Virat Kohli (captain), Murli Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami


In the second innings of the second Test at Lord’s, England’s Jonny Bairstow, who scored 93 runs (144 balls) in the second innings, has left batsmen to make Kohli the highest run (1482) this year.

The first, second and third positions in the batsmen who scored the highest runs in 2018, now include the names of Bairstow-Kohli and Joe Root respectively.

Bairstow of England (1482)

Virat Kohli of India (1404 runs)

Captain Joe Root (1357 runs)

Team India pacer Ishant Sharma made a new record by dismissing England’s opener Alastair Cook on Saturday on the third day of the Lord’s Test. Ishant took Cook’s wicket on his superlative ball and completed his 400-wicket in test cricket.

Ishant Sharma gets this achievement in his 125th test match. Ishant’s name was 244 wickets in 83 matches before the match and he is the third Indian bowler to take the most wickets in Test after Kapil Dev (431) and Zaheer Khan (311).

Ishant gets a six-wicket haul in the second innings of the Edgbaston Test, including 5 wickets. In 2007, Ishant, who made his debut against Bangladesh, has taken 115 wickets in 80-ODIs and 8 wickets in 14-T20 Internationals.

Shami and Ishant gave India a good start and both the England openers were dismissed for 32. Jennings scored 11 runs and Shami’s ball was lbw. While Cook scored 21 runs and dismissed by Ishant

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