Friday , April 19 2024

Rain of runs in Rajkot, Jadeja's second century at home, Sarfaraz's brilliant debut

Thanks to the brilliant century of captain Rohit Sharma (131) and Ravindra Jadeja and a partnership of more than 200 runs for the fourth wicket, India recovered from the time crisis and strengthened its position by scoring 326 runs for five wickets in 86 overs. The first day's play of the third Test against England… At the time of stumps, Ravindra Jadeja was scoring 110 runs and Kuldeep Yadav was scoring one run in 212 balls with the help of nine fours and two sixes. India won the toss and decided to bat first. For England, fast bowler Mark Wood lost three wickets for 69 runs. This is Jadeja's second century in Rajkot. Before this, he had played an unbeaten inning of 100 runs against West Indies in 2018. This is his overall fourth century in Test cricket.

The first session was in the name of England. India had lost three wickets for 33 runs when Mark Wood bowled lethally, dismissing openers Yashvi Jaiswal (10), Shubman Gill (0) and Hartley and Rajya Patidar (5). After this, Rohit and Jadeja gradually stabilized the innings and made a partnership of 204 runs in 329 balls for the fourth wicket. In the debut Test, Sarfaraz batted aggressively and scored 62 runs with the help of nine fours and one six in 66 balls before being run out.

Jadeja completes three thousand runs in test

Ravindra Jadeja scored a century in Rajkot Test and completed three thousand runs in Test cricket. He became the third Indian and 12th player in world cricket to score three thousand runs and take more than 250 wickets in Test cricket for India. Kapil Dev (5248 runs, 434 wickets) and Ashwin (3271 runs, 499 wickets) have achieved this feat for India.

Jadeja's mistake, Rohit dropped the cap in anger

Sarfaraz was out for one run due to wrong calling by Jadeja. Captain Rohit got angry and threw his cap on the ground in the dressing room.