Stats and records made on day 4 of first Test between England and India :
Team India was still on commanding position till the end of May 4. Stats and records made on day 4 of first Test between England and India are very interesting to know. In this article there is description about Stats and records made on day 4 of first Test between England and India.
The result will be coming on day 5 for which fans are waiting eagerly.
Team India will have to make 157 runs on the 5th day in order to achieve victory. India still holds the power of nine wickets. The hope for India to win is big but it will be difficult to score runs on last day as pitch is in favor of pacers.
James Anderson and Ollie Robinson are also trying hard to resist team India.
On the day 4, England resumed with the score of 25/0. At the start of day 4 England was trailing 70 runs behind India’s first-innings lead.
Rory Burns and Zak Crawley were not able to contribute much and dismissed very soon after the start of the day 4 of the match.
Joe Root made shown his brilliant performance. Being the highest scorer for his team, he smashed 109 runs in 172 balls with the help of 14 fours. Joe Root’s bat came as hope for England as the team was achieving runs at high rate with his arrival on crease.
He used many partners in the match. His partnership was with Dominic Sibley, Jonny Bairstow, Daniel Lawrence, Jos Buttler, and Sam Curran because Root was at crease while other players moved back quickly in small time.
England posted the total of 303 runs and gave India a target of 209 runs.
India started with new energy of openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul but Stuart Broad dismissed KL Rahul just before the end of day 4. KL Rahul was dismissed after scoring 28 runs in 36 balls with the help of 6 fours.
India completed the day with the score of 52/1.
Team India’s stats and records made on day 4 of first Test between England and India
It happened for the second time that Indian pacers have picked up all 20 wickets in a Test. Jasprit Bumrah has picked up 9 wickets. Mohammed Shami and Shardul Thakur have picked up 4 each. Mohammed Siraj picked up 3 wickets. Previously Team India picked up all 20 Test wickets against South Africa in Johannesburg in 2018.
Joe Roots’ stats and records made on day 4 of first Test between England and India
Joe Root has made the record of having 50+ Test scores for 16 times and it joint-most for any England batsman. Another batsman of England with such record is Alastair Cook.
Root is the first player who has completed 1000 Test runs in the year 2021.He has registered the score of 1064 runs in nine Tests in 2021.
Root hit his ninth hundred against India and it is most for an England batsman. He surpassed Alastair Cook who was having the record of 8 centuries.
Root has hit first Test hundred in England since 2018.Previously he hit hundred in Test against India at Oval in September 2018.
Root is the fourth captain of England who hit four Test centuries in a calendar year. Other captains of England who achieved the feat are – Graham Gooch, Michael Atherton, and Andrew Strauss.
Jasprit Bumrah’s stats and records made on day 4 of first Test between England and India
Jasprit Bumrah made his 6th five-wicket haul in Test matches as well as second in England.
Bumrah has registered the best average 21.6 among all bowlers of Asia with 50+ Test wickets outside Asia.