IND vs ENG 2nd Test, Day 2 LIVE Score: Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin’s five wickets helped India bundle out England for 134 and establish a lead of 195 runs.
Indian bowlers continued bowling on tight lengths and did not give any room to English batters to excel in the second session as they lost four scalps including three crucial wickets of Ben Stokes (18), Ollie Pope (22) and Moeen Ali (6) to send England’s middle-order back in the hut. At the tea break, England’s score read as 106/8 in 49.2 overs with Ben Foakes unbeaten on 23 runs. In the second session, visitors added 67 runs. England are still trailing India by 223 runs.
INDIA vs ENGLAND 2nd Test Live Score, Updates and Commentary
3.20pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
The Indian innings is underway; In walks Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill while England takes the field. Olly Stone up with the new ball.
3.10pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
ENGLAND ALL OUT; England bowled out for 134 and trail by 195 on first innings, Ben Foakes finishes unbeaten on 42.
Can England bounce back after conceding a first-innings lead of 195? Or will India level the series at 1-1? #INDvENG
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134/10 (59.5 ov)
|Rory Burns||lbw b Ishant Sharma||0||3||0||0||0.00|
|Dom Sibley||c Virat Kohli b Ravichandran Ashwin||16||25||3||0||64.00|
|Dan Lawrence||c Shubman Gill b Ravichandran Ashwin||9||52||0||0||17.31|
|Joe Root (C)||c Ravichandran Ashwin b Axar Patel||6||12||0||0||50.00|
|Ben Stokes||b Ravichandran Ashwin||18||34||1||0||52.94|
|Ollie Pope||c RR Pant b Mohammed Siraj||22||57||1||0||38.60|
|Ben Foakes (WK)||Not out||42||107||4||0||39.25|
|Moeen Ali||c AM Rahane b Axar Patel||6||30||1||0||20.00|
|Olly Stone||c RG Sharma b Ravichandran Ashwin||1||4||0||0||25.00|
|Jack Leach||c RR Pant b Ishant Sharma||5||34||1||0||14.71|
|Stuart Broad||b Ravichandran Ashwin||0||2||0||0||0.00|
|Extra||9 (b 4, w 0, nb 1, lb 4)|
3.09pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT! Broad had two balls to see out the over, Ashwin needed just one to get rid of him and complete his five-for. It was an attempted sweep from Broad, too full for that shot though and he drags it onto leg stump.
2.58pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT! Fantastic from Rishabh Pant, fantastic from Ishant Sharma. The seamer has got the ball reversing on his return to the attack and gets his reward as Leach nicks behind and Pant takes a brilliant one-handed catch diving to his left!
2.41pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Foakes continues through his dogged work at the crease while Leach has shown signs of taking a hit when presented as he lofts Ashwin straight down the ground for a boundary. England totters towards the follow-on mark which is still 15 away.
2.30pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Final session; Leach and Foakes resume the innings. Ashwin proceeds to complete his over.
2.14pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Tea Break; Ben Foakes is England’s hope of staving off a follow-on, but he has only the English tail to play with. Still a few runs to get before the visitors can get to safety. England are now 106/8, trailing by 223 runs at the Tea break on Day 2.
2.10pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT; A fourth wicket for Ashwin as Stone clips an off-break to midwicket where Rohit snaffles routinely. That is the final action before tea.
2.04pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT! Another wicket from the first ball of a spell, with Moeen edging onto Pant’s thigh before an alert Rahane snaffles the dropping ball at slip as he lunges forward.
1.42pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Ali answers Kuldeep; Kuldeep draws a leading edge from Moeen Ali but the ball lands safe. In Kuldeep’s next over, Moeen rocks back to cut a four – his first boundary of the match.
1.21pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT!; Siraj strikes with his first ball of the match but this wicket is all about Pant, who leaps to his left and takes a superb diving one-handed catch after Pope gloves down the leg-side.
Mohammed Siraj’s first ball in a home Test – WICKET ☝️
— ICC (@ICC) February 14, 2021
1.10pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Kuldeep replaces Ashiwn; Kuldeep is brought into the attack with around one hour left of the afternoon session. Ashwin is given a rest, with Axar till operating from one end. Kuldeep is driven down the ground for a four by Foakes.
12.57pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Kuldeep Yadav has the ball in whites after 2 years; Massive drift and turn for Kuldeep in his first over. Kuldeep rushes in one and has Pope completely worked out. A confidence-boosting over on return for the chinaman.
12.41pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
First no-ball; Ashwin bowls a no ball in the 24th over of the England first innings. This is the Test match’s first extra run. Pope and Foakes seek to move the score along in singles.
12.30pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Stats Check; Ashwin becomes second highest wicket taker in Tests in India
Anil Kumble – 350
Ravichandran Ashwin- 266*
Harbhajan Singh – 265
12.26pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT! Beautiful bowling from Ashwin; a flighted delivery, full and drifting in to the left-hander, who tries to work it to leg but is beaten by the sharp turn and the ball cannons into off stump.
12.15pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Second session begins; Axar Patel takes the ball. Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope resume the England innings.
12.00pm: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
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11.40am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Lunch Break! England has lost four wickets including that of skipper and in-form batsman Joe Root. Ishant Sharma and Axar Patel have one each and Ravichandran Ashwin has two. He had Dan Lawrence caught at short leg off the last ball before lunch. The batsmen have had to contend with puffs of dust and mini explosions on a pitch that’s going to further disintegrate as the day progresses. Ben Stokes is in the middle with England wobbling at 39 for 4.
39/4 (18 ov)
11.27am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
India lose review! Lawrence taps the ball towards point for a brace at the start of the over, followed by a single that involves a bit of hesitation on Stokes’ part. India lose a review after an unsuccessful lbw appeal against Stokes off the fourth delivery, with Kohli reluctantly giving into Ashwin’s pleas. Ball was sailing over the stumps, confirms HawkEye.
11.07am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT! Axar makes Root his first Test wicket as the England captain top-edges a sweep after the spinner gets some extra bounce.
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 14, 2021
10.55am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT! Sibley perishes after a confident start, nicking the ball off the hump of the bat after a deflection off his pad, the result of missing a sweep. Kohli collects the catch safely from leg slip
10.32am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Maiden over! A short leg and a short midwicket in place for Lawrence along with a slip and a leg slip. Quite the field set by Kohli for Ashwin. Lawrence however, manages to see off the over.
10.22am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT! Ishant strikes off the third delivery of the day by trapping Burns leg-before! The batsman decides to use DRS, with the visitors keeping their review after wickets is ‘Umpire’s Call’. Just the start India were looking for. FOW: 0/1
4⃣ wickets for Moeen Ali
England will come out to bat shortly.
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 14, 2021
329/10 (95.5 ov)
10.08am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT! One shot too many from Siraj and he ends up nicking the ball to the keeper, leaving Pant stranded on 58. India All out for 329
10.05am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT! Stones strikes; Kuldeep was expecting the short ball but a fuller one brushes the outside edge after straightening. Foakes doing the rest.
9.49am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
FIFTY! Pany brings up the milestone with a quick single after the back-to-back boundaries earlier in the over. His sixth in Test cricket, taking 65 deliveries to get to this one.
Rishabh Pant brings up another fifty!
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) February 14, 2021
9.41am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT! Two balls later, there’s another wicket! It’s Ishant who goes now. Moeen Ali’s first over of the day is turning out to be eventful one. Ishant lobs a catch straight to midwicket to be out for a duck. Kuldeep Yadav enters at 10.
312/8 (91.1 ov)
9.37am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
OUT! Axar Patel departs for 5; Excellent from Ben Foakes behind the stumps! Dream start for Moeen Ali as he gets enough turn to skip past Axar who presses forward. Foakes collects the ball and stumps it in a snap and Axar is short of the crease.
9.30am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
We are underway! Pant and Axar walk out to the centre along with the two umpires and the England eleven as play begins on the second day of the second Test — a crucial fixture for both, but all the more so for India given another defeat in the series will end their hopes for the World Test Championship final. Leach to Axar at the start of the first over.
9.10am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
A pep talk from the coach before things get underway on Day 2
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9.00am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Rohit Sharma shattered multiple records after hitting his milestone century knock of 161 on Day 1. Let’s have a look at the records.
— The first Indian player to score each of his first seven 100s at home; previous most was Mohd Azharuddin’s six
— Only player to have 100s in all formats against four teams [SL, WI, SA and ENG
— His first century in Chennai.
— He has second-most Test 100s at home without scoring one away.
— He has the second-highest Test batting averages (84.94) at home (min. 1000 runs)
— First India batsman to hit 200 sixes at home in international cricket. He is also the fastest to the mark in 123 innings, surpassing New Zealand’s Martin Guptill’s 161.
8.50am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun and batting coach Vikram Rathour inspecting the cracks. Meanwhile, Joe Rootis getting a feel of the wicket. If England are to pose a challenge.
8.45am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Can India better their previous record at Chepauk?
5️⃣6️⃣0️⃣ – India’s highest first innings Test score at Chennai!
— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) February 14, 2021
8.30am: Ind vs Eng 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score and Commentary
Hello and welcome to the live coverage from Day 2 of the Ind vs Eng 2nd Test. India will resume from their overnight score of 300/6. Expect some fireworks from Rishabh Pant in the morning session. Axar Patel, at number 8, will be walking out with Pant in exactly another hour
Watch Day 1 Full Highlights here:
WATCH: Highlights from an enthralling start to the second Test 👇
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