Day 2 of the fifth Test between England and India ended with 84 runs off 5 at stumps for the host team. England is behind India by 332 runs at this point of the test. For the upcoming Day, it needs to catch up by at least 133 runs to avoid the follow-on.
Highlights of England vs India's Day 2
Ravindra Jadeja scored his third century in Test category. He earned 104 runs off 194 balls after 78.5 overs. Jadeja was the second century-maker in this fifth Test after Rishabh Pant made his record (146 runs with 111 balls) in the previous meeting.
England retaliated to India’s play during the 82 overs. James Anderson ended Jadeja’s track at 104 runs. However, the match was halted due to rain and both teams had to take early lunch while waiting for the rain to stop. India found a new rigour after returning to the field. They gained one wicket and made the most out of this chance.
The peak event on Day happened during the 84th over. Stuart Broad took the bowling task. He used a short-length bowl tactic to face Jasprit Bumrah. Unfortunately, India’s interim Test captain could hit his bowls.
Bumrah managed to earn 35 runs with six balls. He broke the previous world record in the Test category, which was 28 runs in an over. He also took out Alex Lees from the game
Unfortunately, this occurrence established Broad as the player with the most runs conceded in Test and T20I history. Broad allowed Yuvraj Singh to hit 36 runs with six sixes during a T20I encounter in 2007.