IND Vs ENG: Team India’s position has become very strong on the first day of the first Test being played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. India are just 13 runs behind England in the first innings and currently have seven wickets in their hands. Earlier, England won the toss and batting first, collapsed for 112 runs. With this, a very embarrassing record has also been recorded for the England team.
England scored the second lowest score in their Test history against Team India on Indian soil. England’s first innings was reduced to 112 runs, which is England’s second lowest score in a Test match on Indian soil. Earlier in the 1979-80 Test match in Mumbai, England’s innings was all out for 102, which was their lowest score in Test in India.
Apart from this, this is England’s fourth lowest score of the Test against India. England’s innings was allotted for 101 runs in the match played at The Oval in 1971, which is their latest score in the Test against India so far. Apart from this, England were limited to 102 runs in the 1986 Test in Leeds, which is their third lowest score against India.
India in a strong position
By the end of the first day’s play, India scored 99 runs in the first innings at the loss of 3 wickets. Rohit Sharma is unbeaten on 57 runs while Rahane is playing for 1 run. India are only 13 runs behind England in the first innings.
Let us know that the four-match series between India and England is on par with 1-1. England won by 227 runs in the first Test. India won the second Test by 317 runs and made the series equal to 1-1.