England’s Joe Root celebrates after his century against India during day one of their first Test at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Friday. Courtesy: ECB website
India, leading 2-1 in the series, struggled to make runs and lost crucial wickets early in the day, including skipper Virat Kohli who failed to score. But Pant put on 113 for the seventh wicket with Sundar to hit back after the England bowlers reduced India to 146 for six at one stage.
While there is still speculation over the kind of wicket that will be dished out for the fourth and final Test between India and England at the Narendra Modi Stadium here, the visitors are preparing for the worst, expecting the ball to turn from ball one.
England and Joe Root scared the wits out of India by trouncing the hosts in the Chennai Test. But India bounced back in style (“India crush England by 10 wickets inside two days, take 2-1 lead in series,” Feb. 25, Gulf Today).
Delhi Capitals (DC) will look extend their winning juggernaut as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) aim to bounce back when they meet in a mouth-watering clash at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
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Manchester City will host daily football sessions at the Expo site, led by dedicated City coaching staff who will apply the same training methodology used by the teams on the training pitches in Manchester.