India’s dominance in the first two sessions of the Lord’s test puts England in a backfoot stage as Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul scored 126 runs while opening. Sharma played some classy boundaries while Rahul played a steady game.
Rohit Sharma played a flashy inning with scoring 86 runs in 145 balls comprising 11 fours and 1 six. While KL Rahul hitting his first boundary on 126th ball has scored 55 runs in 143 balls.
England bowling unit seem struggling against Indian batters till lunch but made a comeback in the tea session with breaking Rohit Sharma’s patience level. Most experienced bowler J Anderson took 2 wickets in the second session. He bowled out Rohit Sharma in the 43rd over while got Pujara caught by Bairstow in the 50th over.
IND 1st Inns: 157-2 (R Sharma 86, KL Rahul 55, Anderson 2-28)