India Vs England: Indian team takes 1-0 series lead
Indian tail-enders Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami saved the day for India in terms of batting. They made a record partnership of 89 runs for the 9th wicket.
The Indian cricket team registered the first win at Lords in the five-match test series by 151 runs. With this win, India is leading from 1-0 in the series. It was India's third win at Lords, the House of Cricket. The match turned interesting in the remaining half-an-hour of the game on the fifth day. England was trailing way behind, and India needed three wickets in 60 balls. The English batsmen were reeling under the pressure. They fell prey to the bowling of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj in the end.
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The Indians looked like they wanted to take revenge for what happened in the first innings. The English team would've been pretty confident at the end of the first innings. They were successful in restricting the Indian team to a decent score. England took the lead in the first innings. The second test match was full of drama. The Indian team fully charged up and was fiercely ready to take down England in the second innings. India declared its second innings at 298-8.
Indian tail-enders Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami saved the day for India in terms of batting. They made a record partnership of 89 runs for the 9th wicket. England lost early wickets in the form of Rory Burns and Dom Sibley. Indian team celebrated the wicket of Joe Root. Indian bowlers were throwing bouncers at the English players just as they did. Players from both teams got body blows. India would've had a 2-0 lead in the series if it wasn't for the rains on the fifth day of the first test.