Stats and records made on day 2 of first Test of England vs India series:
Test: Test 1 of England vs India 5-match series
Venue: Trent Bridge , Nottingham
India seems to be dominating but on second day England also tried hard to provide the resistance to India but India was seen in command over England.
Day 2 was resumed India’s score of 21/0.
Rohit Sharma was quite successful in giving good start to the team. He smashed 36 runs in 107 balls with the help of 6 fours.
Partnership of both the openers contributed 97 runs.
KL Rahul was showing his amazing performance. He smashed 57 r remained on crease at the end of day 2.
Cheteshwar Pujara scored 4 runs in 16 balls and after that he was dismissed by James Anderson.
Performance of Virat Kohli was quite disappointing as he was out on duck.
Ajinkya Rahane scored 5 runs in 5 overs and then he got run out.
Coming to bowling side, Ollie Robinson and James Anderson were the two bowlers who bowled in drastic way in order to provide resistance to team India.
Ollie Robinson dismissed Rohit.
James Anderson dismissed Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli in the consecutive balls.
Weather conditions were not favorable and the match was abandoned.
On the end of day 2 India made the score of 125/4 at stumps.
Rishabh Pant was also at crease along with KL Rahul.
Team India was at strong position till the end of day 2 but the pitch seems to be in support of pacers. The pitch can be the reason for India to worry.
Here is an interesting article about Stats and records made on day 2 of first Test of England vs India series.
Team India’s Stats and records made on day 2 of first Test of England vs India series
It happened for the first time since 2007 that both Indian openers faced more than 100 deliveries in a Test innings outside Asia. Dinesh Karthik and Wasim Jaffer are two openers who did so in 2007.
James Anderson’s Stats and records made on day 2 of first Test of England vs India series
James Anderson achieved the feat of becoming joint third-highest Test wicket-taker. Former cricketer, Anil Kumble shares the position with him with 619 wickets. Muttiah Muralitharan is on top spot with 800 Test wickets and Shane is on second position with 708 wickets.
James Anderson is the only bowler who dismissed Kohli on a duck two times in an international match. Before this he dismisses Virat Kohli on a duck in 2014 Manchester Test in the year 2014.
It happened for eighth time in Test match that James Anderson dismissed Cheteshwar Pujara. It is second –highest number of time for Cheteshwar Pujara to be dismissed by any bowler. Nathan Lyon has dismissed him highest number of times (10) than any other bowler.
Virat Kohli’s Stats and records made on day 2 of first Test of England vs India series
Virat Kohli was dismissed on duck against England for sixth time in Tests. It is highest number of Virat Kohli against an opponent. He has total of 13 ducks in Tests.
While playing as Test captain, Virat Kohli has nine ducks. It is highest number for any Indian skipper.