After winning the toss in the second match of the four-Test series, the Indian team scored 300 runs after losing six wickets. India got the fourth blow in the form of Rohit Sharma (161) that Ajinkya Rahane (67) also kept going within one run. There was also a strong partnership of 162 runs between the two. This was followed by a sixth setback in the form of Ashwin. Earlier India had a poor start. When a run was not added to the scoreboard, then new bowler Oli Stone walked Shubman Gill. Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara shared an 85-run partnership for the second wicket. Prior to lunch, India received consecutive shocks in the form of Pujara (21) and then new batsman Virat (0) within seven balls.
A total of 88 overs were bowled in today’s game. India’s score is 300 runs. Six wickets have also fallen, Rishabh Pant (33) and Akshar Patel (5) will lead the innings tomorrow. In the 88th over, Rishabh Pant hit a four off Ollie Stone’s ball and reached the team score of 300 runs.
Debutant Akshar Patel hit Ollie Stone in the 86th over of the innings, the first boundary of his Test career. India’s score after 86 overs: 295/6 Rishabh Pant (28) and Akshar Patel (5).