IND vs ENG: Root sent Virat Kohli to the pavilion with one hand, average of just 28, VIDEO


Birmingham. Virat Kohli could not make a big score even in the second innings of the ongoing 5th Test against England. He was dismissed by Ben Stokes after scoring 20 runs. In this way, not a single century came off the bat of the former captain in the entire series of 5 matches. At the end of the third day’s play (IND vs ENG), India had scored 125 runs for 3 wickets in the second innings. Cheteshwar Pujara was playing 50 and Rishabh Pant was scoring 30 runs. In this way the total lead of the team has gone up to 257 runs. India scored 416 in the first innings while England scored 284 runs. In this way, Team India has strengthened its hold on the match. The team is ahead 2-1 in the 5-match series.

Virat Kohli looked in good form on the third day of the match on Sunday. He opened the account with a four. But he could not understand a bouncy ball from Ben Stokes. Taking the outer edge of the bat, the ball went to wicketkeeper Sam Billings. Although the ball did not come in his hands. But Root, standing at first slip, caught a brilliant catch of Kohli with one hand. Stokes dismissed Kohli for the sixth time. He scored 20 runs off 40 balls.

Only 2 fifties in 9 innings

Virat Kohli came out to bat for the last time in the 5-match series between India and England. He has not been able to score a century in international cricket for 3 years. He could score only 249 runs in 9 innings of the series at an average of 28. During this, he scored 2 half-centuries. Played the biggest innings of 55 runs. During this he could not hit a single six. On the other hand, Rishabh Pant, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have scored more than 300 runs in the series. Rohit and Rahul are not even playing the 5th Test.

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Under the captaincy of Jasprit Bumrah, the team would now like to create history at Edgbaston. Earlier, Team India did not win in any of the 7 Tests played on the ground. Lost in 6, while one match was a draw. Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja took over the team by scoring centuries in the first innings.

Tags: Ben Stokes, IND vs ENG, India Vs England, Joe Root, Team India, Virat Kohli



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