IND vs ENG, 2nd Test: James Anderson torments India again, takes 31st five wicket haul to wrap Indian innings for 364

IND vs ENG, 2nd Test: James Anderson torments India again, takes 31st five wicket haul to wrap Indian innings for 364- England pacer James Anderson, who was doubtful for the second test, not only played for England but also took a five-wicket haul against India in the first innings. The 39-year-old once again dominated the Indian batting and helped the hosts come back into the game. His five-wicket haul ensured wrap-up for England for 364 runs despite ending Day 1 on a high of 276/3. He took the crucial wicket of Rohit Sharma to provide the first breakthrough for England and then ensured Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane miss out on key knocks once again in the series.

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Starting the second session, it was hooping inswinger from Anderson which did the trick for hosts as he trapped Ishant in front of the wicket. Soon the veteran English bowler completed his 31st five-wicket haul as he squared up Bumrah with a tickle on one through to Buttler, who took the simplest of catches.

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IND vs ENG, 2nd Test: James Anderson eclipses R Ashwin’s record for most five-wicket hauls

With the fifer, James Anderson overtook R Ashwin (30) for most five-wicket hauls in Test cricket. Anderson has so far taken 626 wickets in 164 Test matches.

India 1st Innings 364/10 (126.1 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Rohit Sharma b James Anderson 83 145 11 1 57.24
KL Rahul c Dom Sibley b Ollie Robinson 129 250 12 1 51.60
Cheteshwar Pujara c JM Bairstow b James Anderson 9 23 1 0 39.13
Virat Kohli (C) c JE Root b Ollie Robinson 42 103 3 0 40.78
Ajinkya Rahane c JE Root b James Anderson 1 23 0 0 4.35
Rishabh Pant (WK) c Jos Buttler b Mark Wood 37 58 5 0 63.79
Ravindra Jadeja c James Anderson b Mark Wood 40 120 3 0 33.33
Mohammed Shami c Rory Burns b MM Ali 0 2 0 0 0.00
Ishant Sharma lbw b James Anderson 8 29 1 0 27.59
Jasprit Bumrah c Jos Buttler b James Anderson 0 6 0 0 0.00
Mohammed Siraj Not out 0 0 0 0 0.00
Extra 15 (b 8, w 0, nb 2, lb 5)
Total 364/10 (126.1)
BOWLING O M R W ECON
James Anderson 29 7 62 5 2.14
Ollie Robinson 33 10 73 2 2.21
Sam Curran 22 2 72 0 3.27
Mark Wood 24.1 2 91 2 3.77
Moeen Ali 18 1 53 1 2.94

IND vs ENG, 2nd Test: James Anderson eclipses R Ashwin’s record for most five-wicket hauls

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(with ANI inputs)