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India Vs England, 1st Test: Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik departs as Ben Stokes strikes for England, India 100/5

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 2 August 2018, 18:58 IST
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England paceman Sam Curran and Ben Stokes thrashed the Indian batting line-up. England paceman Sam Curran scalped 3 wickets while Ben Stokes scalped 2 wicket.

India removed the tail swiftly. India’s got a decent start. Virat Kohli's men are set for the five-Test match series. England won the toss and opted to bat first.

England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler bowled for a duck by Ravichandra Ashwin. In the first innings of India he got injured and has gone to a local hospital for an X-Ray on his left middle finger.

Ravichandra Ashwin and Mohammed Shami scalped 4 wickets and 3 wickets respectively for the Indian side.

England skipper Joe Root top scored for the hosts with a fluent 80 runs but his run out from a brilliant throw by Indian Virat Kohli sparked their demise.

India (Playing XI):

Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma

England (Playing XI):

Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root(c), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow(w), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

Also Read: ENG Vs IND: After destroying Indian top order, this England cricketer has gone to hospital due to injury!

First published: 2 August 2018, 18:53 IST
 
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