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India vs England Test Live Cricket Score: Rishabh Pant Drops Tough Chance As England Start Cautiously

IND vs ENG Live: Dominic Sibley has opened England’s first innings with Rory Burns.© AFP

England have put in a gradual, cautious begin in opposition to India on Day of the primary Test match of the continued four-match sequence, on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Openers Dom Sibley and Rory Burns are at the moment being examined by the house aspect’s bowling division, and can be hoping to not lose any early wicket. The sport is being performed behind closed doorways as a consequence of restrictions imposed as a precautionary measure in opposition to COVID-19. Virat Kohli is again because the Team India skipper following the conclusion of the paternity depart, granted to him by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Ishant Sharma and Shahbaz Nadeem have been included in India’s enjoying XI. Also, Ravichandran Ashwin, who did not characteristic within the fourth Test on the Border Gavaskar Trophy as a consequence of health points, has been chosen within the staff. Meanwhile, the one modifications in England’s squad from their final Test match are Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Burns. Also, this can be England skipper Joe Root’s 100th Test match. Both groups would look to get the early benefit within the opening Test. (LIVE SCORECARD)


1st Test, Day 1 Live Updates Between India (IND) vs England (ENG), Straight From MA Chidambaram Stadium

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    A brief supply by Ashwin, with out a lot flip to it. Sibley will get a thick edge and it goes previous slip to 3rd man for a 4!

  • February05202110:07 (IST)

    No run

    A fuller supply by Sharma, on the stumps. Sibley defends it. No run.

  • February05202110:00 (IST)

    No run

    Excellent supply by Sharma. He sends it on size, angling in in direction of off. It abruptly straightens and will get previous the skin edge. Sibley didn’t push out for it. Good choice. Lets himself get overwhelmed.

  • February05202109:53 (IST)

    Two runs

    Burns flicks this Bumrah supply by way of backward sq. leg for 2 runs. A little bit of confusion whereas going for the second.

  • February05202109:49 (IST)

    One run; ENG: 6/0

    Sibley will get off his mark. He sends his Sharma supply to the left of Ashwin at quick cowl for a single.

  • February05202109:46 (IST)

    Three runs

    A size ball by Sharma. Burns shuffles throughout his stumps and glances it by way of midwicket. Sundar chases the ball down. Three runs.

  • February05202109:42 (IST)


    A size supply by Bumrah. Burns will get his bat to it, and it goes to the precise of Pant. He dives to his proper, however can solely get his fingertips to it. One run.

  • February05202109:34 (IST)

    One run

    Back of a size by Sharma, into the pads. Burns sends it to high quality leg for a single.

  • February05202109:33 (IST)

    No run

    A full supply by Sharma, in at off stump. Burns defends it to the covers. No run.

  • February05202109:32 (IST)

    The motion begins!

    Rory Burns and Dominic Sibley will open the innings for England. Ishant Sharma will bowl the primary over for India.

  • February05202109:27 (IST)

    Joe Root in his 100th Test match

    England skipper Joe Root can be enjoying in his 100th Test match. He has grow to be the 15th Englishman in 144 years of Test cricket to achieve 100 matches.

  • February05202109:14 (IST)

    Need to get the most effective of this wicket: Joe Root

    England skipper Joe Root, who’s in his 100th Test match, revealed that his groups have to get the most effective of this wicket with the bat. He can be aiming for his aspect to put up an excellent first innings rating. he additionally talked about that Archer, Stokes, Burns are within the staff.

  • February05202109:11 (IST)

    Same batting order as Brisbane Test: Virat Kohli

    After the toss, Kohli revealed that even he would have opted to bat. He additionally revealed that Sharma and Nadeem will characteristic within the match. He additionally talked about that the batting order can be similar because the Brisbane Test vs Australia.

  • February05202109:06 (IST)

    Here are the enjoying XIs

    India: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah 

    England: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Daniel Lawrence, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler, Dominic Bess, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, James Anderson

  • February05202109:03 (IST)

    Joe Root wins toss, England choose to bat

    England skipper Joe Root has received the toss, and has opted to bat in opposition to India on Day 1 of the primary Test match.

  • February05202109:00 (IST)

    Axar Patel dominated out of the primary Test match

    Axar Patel has been dominated out of the match after complaining of knee ache. He is at the moment being monitored.

    Also, Shahbaz Nadeeem and Rahul Chahar have been added to the squad.

  • February05202108:55 (IST)

  • February05202108:24 (IST)

    Good morning and welcome everybody!

    Good morning and welcome everybody to our stay weblog of the primary Test match between India and England. Day 1 is about to start and toss beckons us quickly in someday. Virat Kohli hosts Joe Root in Chennai’s M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, and India can be hoping to repeat their Australia heroics. Meanwhile, England are additionally in high quality kind. Stay tuned people, for some thrilling cricket right now!

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