LIVE: England on backfoot in front of India in Hyderabad Test, Jadeja-Akshar took charge

India vs England Live Updates: The first match of the Test series between India and England is being played in Hyderabad. By the end of the second day’s play, Team India had scored 421 runs in the first innings with the loss of 7 wickets. India has a lead of 175 runs. Ravindra Jadeja was unbeaten after scoring 81 runs. Akshar Patel has also scored 35 runs. Before this, KL Rahul and Yashasvi Jaiswal batted brilliantly. The England team is completely on the back foot.

Team India will take the field for batting again on Saturday, the third day of the match. Jadeja has scored 81 runs facing 155 balls. He has hit 7 fours and 2 sixes. Akshar Patel has scored unbeaten 35 runs. Facing 62 balls, he hit 5 fours and one six. Shrikar Bharat was out after scoring 41 runs. Ravichandran Ashwin returned to the pavilion after scoring just 1 run. By the end of the second day’s play, India had scored 421 runs with the loss of 7 wickets.

The England team captained by Ben Stokes remained on the backfoot till the second day. Although he has also got wickets. But India has scored a lot of runs. While bowling for England, Joe Root gave 77 runs in 24 overs and took 2 wickets. Tom Hartley took 2 wickets for 131 runs in 25 overs. Jack Leach and Rehan Ahmed also got one success each.

Let us tell you that opener Yashasvi Jaiswal had scored 80 runs for India. Rohit Sharma was out after scoring 24 runs. KL Rahul played a brilliant inning of 86 runs. Shreyas Iyer contributed 35 runs. England had scored 246 runs till all out in the first innings.

Playing XI of India and England:

India – Rohit Sharma (captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Srikar Bharat (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj.

England – Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Foakes (wk), Rehan Ahmed, Tom Hartley, Mark Wood, Jack Leach.

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