India won the lottery and initially took the advantage, although Shopman lost Jill to a duck. Rohit Sharma raced to his 12th half, using the overall shot to perfection. During the opening match in Chennai, his team-mates struggled to cope with difficult circumstances, as England’s players were in the match from the start, and their disciplined approach to the Chennai track paid off. Moein Ali obtained Virat Kohli’s precious wicket with the corker, after Jack Leach sent Pujara packets. Summary results: India 106/3 (Rohit Sharma 80 *, Cheteshwar Pujara 21) vs England (Olly Stone 1/14, Jack Leach 1/23) At 26 years old, India started the day in disastrous conditions, losing Shubman Gill on Day Two from today. The small opening match didn’t provide a shot of Ward’s delivery of Olly Stone and she was caught in front of tree trunks, but the hosts recovered from the initial shock when Pujara and Rohit got down to their business. The opening match on the second Test came under pressure but answered skeptics with his style. Rohit Sharma in his own category for his false shot percentage today: Rohit Sharma – 12% everyone else – 16% # INDvENG – CricViz Analyst (cricvizanalyst) Feb 13, 2021 Rohit Sharma was particularly impressive against Stuart Broad. He did not allow the English champion to settle down, as he has performed admirably on multiple occasions. Rohit Sharma then welcomed Ben Stokes with Limits before pulling him off nicely for six and four in the second over 21 runs in four sums from Stuart Broad. This is indeed the most ceded run by Broad in an opening spell, Far From Home, since 2013/14 Ashes. # INDvENG – CricViz Analyst (@cricvizanalyst) February 13th, 2021 was Jack Leach’s next role, and his fight with Rohit Sharma was interesting. He took it out with Jaffa the last time, and Leach insisted on the same line with Rohit. While the opening match was solid in defense, he attacked to destabilize Leach. Rohit Sharma hit 50 with a similar sweep mid-wicket, hitting the goal with just 47 balls. The batsman seemed in control on the first day and remained at the helm of the inversion fascia challenge. England players fight against India while Stuart Broad was not impressive, England players were in the match from the first ball. With jets of dust and stains already visible on the field, Jack Leach and Moen Ali had their own moments, as the duo had Rohit Sharma overtake one of them to slip on several occasions, but the batsman survived after the ball landed a short distance from Ben. Stokes. England got lucky for the third time, as Chichwar Bogara was sent off in a similar fashion. India’s # 3 owner poked in the rendition they just grabbed and turned around, as Ben Stokes completed a clever catch on the slide. Moein Ali has an excellent record against India, and it didn’t take long to show why he was picked before Dominic. Pace. He’s throwing a beauty that ultimately beat Virat Kohli. The ball goes off and turns sharply before hitting the upper torso, and due to bewilderment from the wicket’s side, Kohli stands on his ground, unsure of what happened. But a quick check by the third referee confirmed that the matter was inevitable, and the captain of India turned back to bring the eleventh Test Duck, this is the first time in a test cricket by Virat Kohli that had been expelled for DUCK by the rotor. (Eleventh Duck Overall) # INDvsENG – Deeput Narayanan (deeputalks) February 13, 2021, after suffering a double whammy, India focused on getting it to eat lunch without further damage. The hosts have done just that and will now use the break to regroup. India will be counting on Rohit and Rahan to forge a significant partnership, and day one is likely to be the best time to bat in this test, and England will not be very disappointed, having lost the lot. The flirters are starting bright, and Olly Stone’s fast pace will always be a threat. England will be targeting Rohit Sharma’s share as they look to connect India again after lunch. Posted on February 13, 2021, 12:00 Indochina Time.