England vs India 2nd Test Day 1 Highlights – Aug 9, 2018

Ind v Eng highlights today – Second test day one from Lord’s, London (England) Thursday 9th August 2018. The Indian team was too close to their first huge victory in the first Pataudi trophy 2018 test match but after their team captain, V Kohli’s wicket dismissed their next batsmen lost their control in the game. V Kohli the captain and the most runs scorer of the test series so far, he scored 200 runs in two innings, JM Bairstow scored 98 and JE Root scored 94 runs. R Ashwin took seven wickets, I Sharma took six and BA Stokes also took six wickets in the first match.

Lord’s Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood, London NW8 8QN, this venue always produced a lot of runs, which means it is the best venue for India because of their batting power but the home side England is also so strong at this ground according to their previous performances. The highest total of the venue is 729/6d scored by Australia in 1930, South Africa scored 682/6d in 2003, England scored here 653/4d against India in 1990. India scored 454 all out in 114.1 overs it was the same match when England scored 653 runs.

2nd Test, India tour of Ireland and England Highlights

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England team/playing XI
1 Alastair Cook, 2 Keaton Jennings, 3 Joe Root (capt.), 4 Ollie Pope, 5 Jonny Bairstow (wk), 6 Jos Buttler, 7 Chris Woakes/Moeen Ali, 8 Adil Rashid, 9 Sam Curran, 10 Stuart Broad, 11 James Anderson.

India team/playing XI
1 M Vijay, 2 Shikhar Dhawan/Cheteshwar Pujara, 3 KL Rahul, 4 Virat Kohli (capt.), 5 Ajinkya Rahane, 6 Dinesh Karthik (wk), 7 R Ashwin, 8 Hardik Pandya, 9 Ravindra Jadeja/Umesh Yadav, 10 Ishant Sharma, 11 Mohammed Shami.

Match Timings: 11:00 start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Umpires – Marais Erasmus, Chris Gaffaney
TV Umpires – Aleem Dar
Match Referee – Jeff Crowe
Reserve Umpire
Match number – Test no. 2315

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