IND beat ENG at Lord’s: From KL Rahul to Mohammed Siraj, 6 reasons behind India’s historic win in 2nd Test against England

IND beat ENG at Lord's: From KL Rahul to Mohammed Siraj, 6 reasons behind India's historic win in 2nd Test against England
IND beat ENG at Lord's: From KL Rahul to Mohammed Siraj, 6 reasons behind India's historic win in 2nd Test against England

IND beat ENG at Lord’s: From KL Rahul to Mohammed Siraj, 6 reasons behind India’s historic win in 2nd Test against England – Riding on superb batting and bowling performances by Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah Team India registered a historic win at Lord’s in the second Test against England on Monday. Shami scored a brilliant fifty with the bat while with the ball he took crucial wickets to turn the game on its head on Day 5. Tailender Jasprit Bumrah also scored crucial 30 runs and picked up wickets which helped India register their third win at Lord’s. 

India beat England at Lord’s: England 2nd Innings: 120 all out, lost by 151 runs

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Rory Burns c Mohammed Siraj b JJ Bumrah 0 4 0 0 0.00
Dom Sibley c Rishabh Pant b M Shami 0 4 0 0 0.00
Haseeb Hameed lbw b Ishant Sharma 9 45 0 0 20.00
Joe Root (C) c Virat Kohli b JJ Bumrah 33 60 5 0 55.00
Jonny Bairstow lbw b Ishant Sharma 2 24 0 0 8.33
Jos Buttler (WK) c Rishabh Pant b Mohammed Siraj 25 96 3 0 26.04
Moeen Ali c Virat Kohli b Mohammed Siraj 13 42 2 0 30.95
Sam Curran c Rishabh Pant b Mohammed Siraj 0 1 0 0 0.00
Ollie Robinson lbw b JJ Bumrah 9 35 0 0 25.71
Mark Wood Not out 0 1 0 0 0.00
James Anderson b Mohammed Siraj 0 3 0 0 0.00
Extra 29 (b 17, w 1, nb 4, lb 7)
Total 120/10 (51.5)
Yet To Bat
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Jasprit Bumrah 15 3 33 3 2.20
Mohammed Shami 10 5 13 1 1.30
Ravindra Jadeja 6 3 5 0 0.83
Mohammed Siraj 10.5 3 32 4 2.95
Ishant Sharma 10 3 13 2 1.30
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Rory Burns 1-1 0.3
Dom Sibley 2-1 1.4
H Hameed 3-44 15.3
JM Bairstow 4-67 21.6
JE Root 5-67 22.3
MM Ali 6-90 38.1
SM Curran 7-90 38.2
Ollie Robinson 8-120 50.5
Jos Buttler 9-120 51.2
James Anderson 10-120 51.5

 

IND vs ENG: India 2nd Innings: 298/8 decl, lead by 271 runs 

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
KL Rahul c Jos Buttler b Mark Wood 5 30 0 0 16.67
Rohit Sharma c MM Ali b Mark Wood 21 36 2 1 58.33
Cheteshwar Pujara c JE Root b Mark Wood 45 206 4 0 21.84
Virat Kohli (C) c Jos Buttler b SM Curran 20 31 4 0 64.52
Ajinkya Rahane c Jos Buttler b MM Ali 61 146 5 0 41.78
Rishabh Pant (WK) c Jos Buttler b Ollie Robinson 22 46 1 0 47.83
Ravindra Jadeja b MM Ali 3 5 0 0 60.00
Ishant Sharma lbw b Ollie Robinson 16 24 2 0 66.67
Mohammed Shami Not out 56 70 6 1 80.00
Jasprit Bumrah Not out 34 64 3 0 53.13
Extra 15 (b 2, w 0, nb 1, lb 12)
Total 298/8 (109.3)
Yet To Bat Mohammed Siraj
BOWLING O M R W ECON
James Anderson 25.3 6 53 0 2.08
Ollie Robinson 17 6 45 2 2.65
Mark Wood 18 4 51 3 2.83
Sam Curran 18 3 42 1 2.33
Moeen Ali 26 1 84 2 3.23
Joe Root 5 0 9 0 1.80
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
KL Rahul 1-18 9.2
Rohit Sharma 2-27 11.6
Virat Kohli 3-55 23.1
CA Pujara 4-155 72.4
Ajinkya Rahane 5-167 75.6
RA Jadeja 6-175 79.1
Rishabh Pant 7-194 85.3
Ishant Sharma 8-209 89.3

 

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Team India at Lord’s

Matches – 20

Win – 3

Lost – 12

Draws – 4

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Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah’s magical partnership

IND beat ENG at Lord’s: Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami batted their skin in the 2nd Test against England at Lord’s on Monday to turn the game on its head. England bowlers were frustrated with Shami and Bumrah’s defence and shot-making. Mark Wood also tried bouncers against Bumrah and Shami but both the batters were just not ready to give away their wickets cheaply. Shami & Bumrah’s 89-run partnership is India’s highest 9th wicket partnership in Test. 

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Ishant Sharma the Lord of Lord’s 

IND beat ENG at Lord’s: Ishant Sharma is one of the most experienced pacers in the Indian team right now. On Day 5 of the Lord’s Test Sharma picked up crucial wickets of Jonny Bairstow and Haseeb Hameed. He has played 14 matches in England in which he has picked 51 wickets which also includes 2 five-wicket hauls. In 2014, when India won the Test at Lord’s it was his seven-wicket haul that helped India win the game.

In the first innings, he removed Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali and Sam Curran. With these early wickets, India is right back into the game and will look to clinch their third win at Lord’s. 

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Ishant Sharma at Lord’s 

Matches – 4

Wickets – 17

AVG – 29.29

5w – 1

Joe Root’s wicket

IND beat ENG at Lord’s: India pacer Jasprit Bumrah picked up the crucial wicket of England captain Joe Root, who scored a brilliant knock of 180 runs in the first innings. Root was the most important wicket in England team as he was the only batsman who looked in good touch. Bumrah bowled superb in-swinger against Root, the English batsman tried to defend it but edged it to Virat Kohli in the first slip. This wicket turned the match on its head.

Rahane and Pujara’s crucial partnership

IND beat ENG at Lord’s: Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane took the stand after India lost three early wickets in form of KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in the first Test. Rahane, in particular, went on to smash a fifty off 125 deliveries. Meanwhile, Pujara showed immense resilience as he scored 45 runs off 206 deliveries. Pujara along with Rahane saw out the first six rather easily and it was the English bowlers who were put under a bit of pressure by the duo. Both batsmen did not relent by the body blows and short pitch delivery, as they kept on chipping away at the runs, and in the end, it was ensured that India took the honours in the second session. This was a crucial partnership for India in order to win the Test.

KL Rahul’s Century

India opening batsman KL Rahul hit a brilliant century in the 2nd Test against England at the historic ground of Lord’s on Thursday. This was Rahul’s 6th Test century and 2nd in England. The century at Lord’s will be a very special one for Rahul as he achieved a landmark that even greats of Indian cricket Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar could not achieve. (India vs England 2nd Test Live). He slammed 129 runs off 250 balls which included 12 fours and a six. He departed off Ollie Robinson caught out to Dominic Sibley on opening over of Day 2.

Mohammed Siraj’s 8 wickets in the Match

Just like any other performance mentioned above, Siraj’s 8 wickets in the match played a key role in India’s historic win at Lord’s. He picked up four wickets in the first innings and four more in the second innings. Siraj has become the latest bowling sensation of India. He played  key role in The Gabba Test and now in Lord’s Test.

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