Joe Root in India vs England 1st Test | india banaam england | Joe Root smashes another fifty in india vs England 1st Test | IND vs ENG 1st Test: Joe Root rocked the second innings as well, not one of the Indian bowlers played
Joe Root and Dominic Sibley  |  Photo Credits: AP
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- Captain Root scored a half-century
Nottingham: India and England are facing each other in the first Test at the Trent Bridge ground in Nottingham. On the fourth day on Saturday, England started their second innings without loss by 25 runs. But soon the Indian team gave two blows to England. Rory Burns (18 off 49 balls) became the victim of Mohammad Sirja while Jack Crowley (6 runs in 7 balls) was sent to the Japreet Bumrah pavilion. After this, English captain Joe Root landed on the field. In the second innings too, he made a splash and scored a half-century. Not one of the Indian bowlers went in front of him.
Joe Root hit 51st half-century
Joe Root, who came to bat at number four, batted for England in difficult conditions. When he came to the field to bat, the team’s score was just 46 runs. He took the lead with opener Dominic Sibley (26*) and scored runs till the end of the first session. He (56 *) scored the 51st half-century of his Test career before the lunch break and took the team’s score past 100. Root scored 50 runs in 68 balls with 8 fours. Root’s fours helped a lot in reducing the pressure on the England team.
studded fifty in the first innings as well
Root, who was in excellent form, scored a fifty in the first innings as well. It was the half-century of his half-centuries in Tests. Root is the 12th batsman to complete half-centuries in Test cricket. He is the second batsman from England to achieve this feat. Before him, after Alastair Cook had accomplished this feat. Cook had scored 57 half-centuries in Tests. Significantly, Root made his Test debut in the year 2006. He has so far scored more than 12 thousand runs in 161 Tests. Root is the highest international run scorer for England.
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