Ravichandran Ashwin was a star on Day 2 for India as he scored a half-century and picked adult dual wickets to put a hosts in a autocratic position opposite England. At a finish of second day’s play, Alastair Cook’s side trailed India by 352 runs with 5 wickets in hand. Catch all a highlights from Day 2 of India vs England 2nd Test here. (SCORECARD)
16:48 IST: That’s it from us for now. Do join us for a live cricket coverage for Day 3 of a second Test between India and England on Saturday.
16:47 IST: Well, it was an eventful day of cricket in Vizag. We demeanour brazen to your association for Day 3 of this Test.
16:45 IST: With a useful representation and in-form spinners, India seem set to take a large initial innings lead.
16:44 IST: Ashwin was clearly a pivotal actor for India on Day 2. His fifty and dual wickets put India in a drivers seat.
16:35 IST: Bairstow and Stokes showed extensive courage to quarrel it out towards a finish of a day.
16:34 IST: Ashwin bowled a final over a day, as England finished with 103/5.
16:11 IST: At a finish of 44 overs, England are 93/5. Stokes (8*) and Bairstow (6*) during a crease.
16:04 IST: FOUR! Stokes palliate off some of a vigour with a cut off Jayant.
15:58 IST: Jayant roughly gets his second wicket! He beats stokes, a balls clips a bails, though they sojourn in position. Stokes is a propitious man.
15:48 IST: India are totally on tip here in Vizag. Bairstow and Stokes need to bat unusually good to forestall any serve damage.
15:37 IST: OUT! Jayant Yadav traps Moeen Ali lbw for his initial Test wicket. Good use of a examination by India. England 5 down.
15:23 IST: WICKET! Ashwin gets a large one. Joe Root departs for 53. His untimely shot was taken during long-off.
15:18 IST: FIFTY! Joe Root picks adult dual runs to finish his 24th half-century in Test cricket.
15:10 IST: Moeen Ali joins Joe Root out in a middle.
15:08 IST: WICKET!! Ben Duckett (5) gone
Ashwin’s smoothness take a hazardous spin and rattles a stumps of Duckett. England 72/3
15:05 IST: India’s tip dual spinners R Ashwin and Amit Mishra are aggressive from both ends. So far, they have limited England though a hosts need wickets
15:00 IST: Joe Root has reached 46 in 76 balls. Can he get his 24th half-century?
14:50 IST: Ben Duckett is a new batsman on a double for England
14:46 IST: WICKET! Confusion between Root and Hameed leads to a run out of a latter. That’s intolerable using between a wickets. Bonus wicket for India!
14:36 IST: Virat Kohli attacks with his spinners straightaway. Jadeja and Ashwin bowling during a England batsmen.
14:17 IST: It’s group on Day 2. England are 34/1. Root and Hameed finished certain there was no some-more repairs in that event after England mislaid Cook to a beauty from Shami.
14:04 IST: Just dual overs to go before tea.
13:51 IST: FOUR! Root plays a plain block expostulate off Umesh for a boundary.
13:40 IST: Root and Hameed continue to be tested by Umesh and Shami.
13:30 IST: At a finish of 6 overs, England are 12/1.
13:23 IST: Root and Hameed underneath a bit of vigour during a moment. This is a outrageous test, generally for a 19-year-old.
13:17 IST: WICKET! Shami breaches Cook’s invulnerability to clap a off-stump, that is damaged into half.
12:59 IST: Cook and association will be gratified with a bowling bid this morning. However, they’d have favourite to mangle a Ashwin-Jayant mount a lot earlier. The concentration now shifts to England’s response.
12:58 IST: So India are bowled out for 455 in their initial innings. Wonder what a group government feels about this total, deliberation a group looked set to cranky 500 during one stage.
12:56 IST: OUT! Umesh plants a round true into a hands of Ali during low midwicket to give Rashid his second wicket of a innings.
12:51 IST: SIX! Shami clobbers a full smoothness from Rashid over long-off. The Indian tailenders aren’t wasting any time here!
12:50 IST: Umesh Yadav stairs adult a conflict on England bowlers. He goes after Moeen with dual fours.
12:42 IST: OUT! Rashid gets a wicket of Jayant. The debutant is held during midwicket after attempting a slog-sweep.
12:40 IST: Jayant Yadav has been considerable on his Test debut. This innings will positively boost his confidence.
12:30 IST: WICKET! Stokes strikes. Ashwin edges one to a keeper. He walks behind to a pavilion for 58.
12:28 IST: FOUR! Easy runs for Ashwin, as he flicks a bad smoothness from Stokes down to excellent leg for a boundary.
12:20 IST: FIFTY! That’s Ashwin’s 8th exam half-century. He does with with a pleasant cut behind point. Superb knock!
12:13 IST: And we are behind for a post-lunch session.
11:43 IST: It’s lunch on Day 2 with India during 415/7. After Moeen Ali’s three-wicket effort, India were supposing comfort by a 52-run mount between Ashwin and Jayant.
11:31 IST: Ben Stokes tests Jayant with some brief stuff. But a Haryana kid is adult to a task.
11:21 IST: The Ashwin-Jayant partnership is now 38 runs. India cranky a 400-run mark.
11:08 IST: Jayant and Ashwin have finished good to solid India’s boat after Moeen’s triple strike.
10:54 IST: FOUR! Jayant Yadav creates good use of a double to punch a round from Ali past midwicket for a boundary.
10:42 IST: OUT! Moeen gets another one. This time it’s Jadeja. He too is trapped lbw. Gone for a duck.
10:40 IST: WICKET! Saha is trapped lbw by Moeen. India examination a preference though it changes nothing.
10:33 IST: After 104 overs, India are 363/5. Ashwin (23*) and Saha (3*) during a crease.
10:19 IST: WICKET! Kohli goes for a expostulate and edges one to Stokes during slip. Moeen gets a large fish.
10:02 IST: FOUR! Kohli’s talent during play! Gets opposite to a off-stump and flicks a ideally good round from Anderson far-reaching of a mid-on fielder for a boundary.
9:59 IST: Broad tests Kohli with a shot ball, though a Indian skipper watches it closely and resists from personification an upper-cut.
9:55 IST: FOUR! Kohli opens a face of a bat and pierces a round from Broad by back point. Excellent placement!
9:41 IST: Kohli has been discreet so far. He looks set for a large one here.
9:32 IST: FOUR! Aswhin scores a initial runs of a day with a expostulate by a covers off Anderson.
9:24 IST: The England bowlers will demeanour to conflict Kohli early on. His is a large wicket for them on Day 2. In a sense, a 28-year-old binds a pivotal to a outcome of this Test.
9:19 IST: The Indian stay will be looking to skipper Virat Kohli to assistance a group get to a 500-run mark.
9:16 IST: Good morning! Welcome to a live coverage for Day 2 of a 2nd Test.
Virat Kohli’s dominant 151 has set a tinge for India in a second Test, after being forced to settle for a pull by England in a initial Test.
Kohli has scored dual double hundreds in a final 6 months, initial by any captain. And a approach he batted on Day 1, a third double hundred might good be in a offing.
India still have a likes of Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha and Ravindra Jadeja – who can measure decent runs to assistance India’s cause.
However, a antithesis is not to be taken lightly. England have in their group James Anderson, arguably a best new round bowler in a world. He picked 3 essential wickets of opener Murali Vijay, centurion Cheteshwar Pujara and a arguable Ajinkya Rahane.
He along with Stuart Broad can give a Indian batsmen tough time. England spinners Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali and Zafar Ansari would also wish to give a improved comment of themselves on a second day.
Read Day 1’s highlights here.