IND vs ENG 2nd Test: Mohammed Shami hits 2nd Test fifty to take India’s lead past 250 – Team India tailender Mohammed Shami scored a brilliant fifty in the second Test at Lord’s to take India’s lead past 250 on Monday. Mohammed Shami along with Jasprit Bumrah build the much-needed partnership for the 8th wicket. With this partnership, India has almost made sure that they will not lose this Test match.
This is Shami’s second fifty in Test cricket. At the time of Lunch Mohammed Shami had scored 52 runs in just 67 balls with the help of five boundaries and one maximum. Jasprit Bumrah has provided solid support to Mohammed Shami by scoring 30 runs in 58 balls. Bumrah also hit two boundaries, one of them was a sweet cover drive that made commentators go crazy.
Mohammed Shami hits fifty
Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami are batting their skin on Monday to take India’s lead past 250. They are frustrating the England bowlers with their defence and their shot-making. Mark Wood also tried bouncers against Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami but both the batters are just not ready to give away their wickets cheaply.
Earlier, Ishant Sharma who came on to bat at number eight scored 16 runs with the help of two boundaries. This is the first time in Team India’s last 40 Tests that their nos. 8, 9 and 10 all made at least 15 tuns. The duo completed 50 runs partnership in just 74 balls. (Indian tailenders)
5⃣0⃣-run stand! 👏 👏
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Are we batting in at Lord’s or at Eden Gardens?
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