[ad_1] 2nd Test: Yashasvi Jaiswal 209, Jasprit Bumrah six-for put India on top

Feb 3, 2024

2nd Test: Yashasvi Jaiswal 209, Jasprit Bumrah six-for put India on top


Jaiswal, Bumrah show

Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal's 209 and six wickets by pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah put India firmly in command of the second Test against England on Saturday's day two.

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Menacing Bumrah

Bumrah returned figures of 6-45 and wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav took three wickets to bowl out England for 253 as the tourists conceded a first-innings lead of 143 in Vizag.

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England batters falter

England lost wickets at regular intervals and despite a quick start courtesy Zak Crawley's 76 their innings ended in the third session after skipper Ben Stokes' 47.

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India in control

India were 28-0 at stumps in their second innings to extend the lead to 171. Jaiswal, on 15, and skipper Rohit Sharma, on 13, were batting.

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A fine batting display

Jaiswal set up India's dominance with his first Test double century to steer the hosts to 396 all out in the first session after they started the day on 336 for 6.

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Sensational knock

Playing only his sixth Test, Jaiswal's accomplishment marked him as the first Indian left-hander since Gautam Gambhir (in 2008 vs Australia) to score a double hundred in the traditional format.

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Bumrah's masterclass

Bumrah got Joe Root caught at slip for five with his reverse swing and then brought the house down when he bowled first-Test hero Ollie Pope for 23 with a trademark yorker.

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10th Test fifer!

Bumrah bowled Stokes for his 150th Test wicket and then went on register his 10th five-wicket haul in Tests after he sent back Tom Hartley for 21 and took one more to wrap up the innings.

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Special effort

Earlier Jaiswal single-handedly powered the Indian innings, where the next best score was 34. The 22-year-old moved from his overnight 179 and smashed spinner Shoaib Bashir for a six and four with sweeps to get past 200.

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Old war-horse Anderson grabs three

Veteran pace bowler James Anderson, 41, finally got Jaiswal out for his third wicket as the batsman walked back and the England players came rushing to congratulate him.

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