India limp to 76 for three after Curran strikes

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India suffered early blows of their reply to England’s modest first innings complete with English left armer Sam Curran pegging them again to 76 for 3 at lunch on the second day of the primary take a look at match.

After getting off to an honest begin with the Indian openers chalking up a half century partnership, the guests have been rocked by three swift strikes by the 20-year-old swing bowler who’s enjoying in his solely second take a look at match.

The opening duo of Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan acquired the guests off to a very good begin with Dhawan trying the extra harmful of the 2 regardless of some good bowling by Stuart Broad and James Anderson.

However the introduction of Curran turned the tables in favour of the hosts as he dismissed India’s prime three batsmen within the house of 9 runs.

Dhawan scored 26 off 46 deliveries peppered with some fluent strokes whereas Vijay made 20. KL Rahul made solely 4.

Earlier, England rapidly folded up for 287 of their first innings after a dramatic collapse within the closing session of the primary day.

The hosts, enjoying their 1000th take a look at match, had misplaced six wickets for 67 runs as they limped to the shut on 285 for 9 on Wednesday.

Skipper Joe Root had prime scored with a fluent 80 however his run out from a superb throw by Virat Kohli sparked their demise.

Ravichandran Ashwin, who ended the day with 4 wickets, inflicting the majority of the harm for the guests.

England gained the one-day worldwide collection between the groups 2-1 and misplaced the Twenty20 competitors by the identical margin earlier this month.

 

 

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