Kohli, Pujara Steady India After Two Early Blows – The captain and ‘The Wall’ of current Indian side are battling hard against England after the two blows early in the morning. KL Rahul and Murali Vijay, both openers failed to score runs which made India struggle at one point. But the current situation favours India, thanks to Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara. Both with half centuries, India are looking for a good total.
India vs England 2nd Test match began today at Vizag at 9:30 AM. Indian skipper Virat Kohli winning the toss opted to bat first. Two changes were seen in the Indian side with opener Gautam Gambhir making way for KL Rahul and debutant Jayant Yadav in for place of Amit Mishra. While for England team, James Anderson made way into the side by adding more strength to their bowling lineup.
We can say that the change did not worked for India as Stuart Broad wrapped up KL Rahul with score of 0. Straight away India were under pressure but Pujara and Vijay tried to construct innings. Soon Murali Vijay who looked good gave a simple catch to Benn Stokes gifting Anderson his comeback wicket.
India at one stage struggling at 22-2, Virat and Pujara came to rescue India. At Lunch Indians were 92-2. Virat and Pujara with unbeaten half centuries are the best hopes India is marching at the current moment. As per the curator, the pitch is expected to spin from Day 2 post lunch session. So India winning the toss and opting to bat can prove a good decision.
INDIA vs ENGLAND 2nd Test Live Score
Virat Kohli – 87*
Pujara – 79*
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