The first Test is being played in Chennai between India and England. By the end of the first day’s play, England scored 263 for 3 wickets. In the last over of the day (90th), Jaspreet Bumrah LBW to Dominic Sibli. He scored 87 runs. Captain Joe Root returned to an unbeaten pavilion after scoring 128 runs. Root made his 20th century of Test career. Click here to see the scorecard of the match …
This is Root’s 100th Test. He is the world’s 9th player and England’s third player to score a century in the 100th Test. He has scored a century in three consecutive Tests. He became the first player in the world to score centuries in the 98th, 99th and 100th Tests. Prior to the Chennai Test, Root scored two centuries against Sri Lanka in two Tests this month. He scored 228 runs in the first Test against Sri Lanka and 186 in the second Test.
Players scoring centuries in 100th Test
The player Country
Colin Cowdrey England
Javed Miandad Pakistan
Gordon Greenies West indies
Alec Stewart England
Inzamam ul Haq Pakistan
Ricky Ponting Australia
Graeme smith South Africa
Hashim Amla South Africa
Which root England
Burns and Sibley gave England a good start
before winning the toss and batting first, England’s team Rory Burns and Sibley gave a good start. Both shared a 63-run partnership for the first wicket. England suffered the first blow as Rory Burns. He scored 33 runs. He was caught by Ravichandran Ashwin at the hands of wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant. At the same time, Daniel Lawrence returned to the pavilion at zero. He was LBWed by Jaspreet Bumrah.
Root and Sibli added 200 runs for the third wicket,
and Root and Sibli shared 200 runs for the third wicket to take England to a strong position. Sibli made her fourth fifty of the Test career. This was his second consecutive fifty. Earlier, he scored 56 runs in the second innings of the Gaul Test against Sri Lanka. For India, Bumrah got 2 and Ravichandran Ashwin got 1 wicket.
Root has scored 50+ runs in the 7th consecutive Test in
India, Root has scored 5 centuries in 17 Tests against Team India. He has played 7 Tests in India. He has scored five or more runs in all these tests.
First innings Second shift place year
73 runs 20 runs Nagpur 2012
124 runs 4 runs Rajkot 2016
53 runs 25 runs Visakhapatnam 2016
15 runs 78 runs Mohali 2016
21 runs 77 runs Mumbai 2016
88 runs 6 runs Chennai 2016
128 * runs No batting yet Chennai 2021
Bumrah played Test in India after playing most Test abroad,
Jasprit Bumrah is playing Test match in India for the first time. He has played 17 Tests abroad since his debut. Among Indian players, he broke the record of Javagal Srinath. Srinath played the first match in India after playing 12 Tests abroad. RP Singh 11, Sachin Tendulkar and Ashish Nehra played the first match in India after playing 10-10 Tests, the most overseas.
The player After how many Tests abroad, I played Test in my country
Jaspreet Bumrah 17
Javagal Srinath 12
RP Singh 11
Sachin Tendulkar 10
Ashish nehra 10
The third youngest player to
play the Root 100 Test is the 15th cricketer from England to play the Root 100 Test. He is the third youngest player to achieve this feat. The routes are currently 30 years 37 days. The record of playing 100 Tests at the youngest is named after former England captain Alastair Cook. He played the 100th Test at the age of 28 years 353 days.
The player Country Age at the time of 100th Test Year (of 100th Test)
Alastair Cook England 28 years 353 days 2013
Sachin Tendulkar India 29 years 134 days 2002
Which root England 30 years 37 days 2021
Mark boucher South Africa 30 years 39 days 2007
landed with 3 spinners in this Test being played at the included Chepak Stadium not included in Team India . It included Ravichandran Ashwin, Washington Sundar and Shahbaz Nadeem. Whereas, Ishant Sharma returned to Team India after an injury. Team India suffered a setback before the toss. All-rounder Akshar Patel crashed out of the first Test due to a knee injury. 4 players from the team who won against Australia in Gaba Test are out of this Test. These players are Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Siraj, Mayank Agarwal and T. Natarajan.
India’s playing-11: Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Jaspreet Bumrah, Ishant Sharma.
England playing-11: Dominic Sibley, Rory Burns, Daniel Lawrence, Joe Root (captain), Ben Stokes, Allie Pope, Jose Butler (wicketkeeper), Dom Bess, Jack Leach, Joffra Archer, James Anderson.
Captain Virat Kohli returned to the Rohit-Kohli Indian team, playing 372 days later . He went on to paternity leave after the first Test against Australia. Rohit Sharma and Kohli are playing international cricket together after 372 days. The two players last landed in Hamilton in a T20 match against New Zealand on 29 January 2020.
Return of cricket
in India International cricket returned to India after 10 months and 26 days in India. The last international match in India was played between Ireland and Afghanistan on 10 March 2020 in Greater Noida. The Indian team returned to Australia after beating the Test series 2–1 at their home. At the same time, England’s team came to India by whitewashing Sri Lanka 2–0 at their home.
English team which could not win in Chepak for 35 years,
England team could not beat India for 35 years at MA Chidambaram Ground (Chepak). The English team last won in Chepauk in 1985. After this, India won 3 consecutive Tests against England at this ground. The last Test in Chepak between India and England was played in 2016. Then Team India defeated the English team by an innings and 75 runs. After 4 years both teams are once again face to face here.
Weather and Pitch Report
There is no chance of rain in the first test on all five days. The maximum temperature during the test can be 31 ° C and the minimum temperature 22 ° C.
Total Tests at Chepak: 32
First Batting Team Won: 10
Later Batting Team Won: 10
Average First Inning Score: 337
Average Second Inning Score: 356
Average Third Inning Score: 240
Average Fourth Inning Score: 157
Highest Total : England 759/7 (190.4 overs) against England
Lowest Total: India 83/10 (38.5 overs) against England