The second Test of the series between India and England has reached a very exciting position. On the first day of the match, India had reached a strong position thanks to KL Rahul’s century but after that James Anderson bowled amazingly and England returned to the match. After this, England took a 27-run lead over India with the help of Joe Root’s brilliant century. India scored 364 runs in the first innings and England scored 391.
Joe Root’s Amazing Reverse Scoop
England captain Joe Root looked quite comfortable at the crease. He remained a problem for the Indian bowlers at the crease. He shot all the way across the field. With this, he scored his 22nd century in Test cricket.
The 30-year-old batsman crossed the 150-run mark. He seemed completely in control. With this he also completed his 9000 runs. He is the second English cricketer after Alastair Cook to achieve this position.
Wickets were falling continuously at the other end and in such a situation, Root started trying to score runs fast. He played T20 shot in Test cricket. Root plays a reverse scoop off Mohammad Siraj. He played this shot when he was on 170. He remained unbeaten on 180.