Published on: August 8, 2021
England captain Joe Root scored a brilliant 100 points on the 4th day of the Test against India’s Nottingham. However, the Indian Pacer Jasprit Bumrah claimed to have five wickets to keep the Indian team ahead of the game. Root’s tonnage led the England team to 303, giving them a 208 lead. It takes 209 to win, and India finished the 4th day with a score of 52 to 1. Stuart Broad eliminated India’s first game hero KL Rahul with a score of 26. Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara were in the lead when painting the stump.
Earlier, Root hit his 21st Test Hundred Goals, and then got 109 wonderful results from 172 balls. The England team finally scored 303 in 85.5 games. Root fought back and hit 14 borders, then Bumrah forced him to play a side towards Rishabh Pant behind the stump. India now needs to run 157 more times on the 5th day, with 9 wickets in hand.
The chase is not easy for India, James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Ollie Robinson let the ball do things on a responsive surface. And Sam Curran, he is a handy golfer who likes to perform against India.
Root achieved half a century of provocation in the first game, and once again stood up to face the Indians’ speed attack. The captain of the England team came out to hit the ball, and the team lost two wickets under the age of 50. Root and Dom Sibley (133 goals 28 goals) added 89 points to stop the Indian team. Later, Jonny Bairtsow and Sam Curran also participated in the 30-point game, but the game was mainly about Root against the Indian bowler.
In addition to Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj (2/84) and Shardul Thakur (2/37) also used wickets to intervene. In fact, Thakur fired Jos Buttler after the stroke maker shouldered 17 games. Mohammed Shami (1/72) was off and picked up the last ticket gate that fell.
After the trough of the WTC finals, where he had no wickets, Bumrah returned strongly with nine wickets in the first test. He also scored a crucial 28 points with Willow. He hoped he didn’t need to hit the ball in the second game.