England’s James Anderson appeals for a dismissal against a Sri Lankan batsman during their second Test on Saturday. Courtesy: Twitter
Joe Root completed his fourth double century for England on Saturday but then his bowling attack came up against a defiant Sri Lanka in the first Test.
Rohit Sharma’s dazzling century propelled India to 300 for six on day one of the second Test against England at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Saturday.
England rode on skipper Joe Root’s double-ton-studded masterclass to reach 555 for eight at close on day two of the opening Test against hosts India.
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Lock Thibaud Flament studied at Loughborough University in England, full-back Melvyn Jaminet had never played a Top 14 game and winger Gabin Villiere was a second-team scrum-half in the French fifth-tier before bursting onto the international scene.
Batting first India reached 116-7 in their 20 overs with Smriti Mandhana (46) and Jemimah Rodrigues (42) putting on 73 for the second wicket. Sri Lanka's chase started badly when they were reduced to 14-3 in the fifth over by a devastating spell from right-arm seamer Titas Sadhu.