Edgbaston: The Indian team scored 416 in the first innings with the help of wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant (146) and Sir Ravindra Jadeja (104) in the ongoing Edgbaston Test match in Edgbaston, England. The first day of the first innings of the Test was in the name of Rishabh Pant while the next day Ravindra Jadeja kept the color. Jadeja scored the third century of his Test career. Jadeja scored 104 runs. After Jadeja’s dismissal, Indian captain Bumrah showed quick play. The Indian batsmen scored 35 runs in a single over by England fast bowler Stuart Board, of which 29 were scored by Bumrah. He also became the highest run-scorer in the history of Test cricket in a single over. Stuart Board is the same bowler that Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh hit 6 sixes in 6 balls in T20.
Stuart Broad bowled the most expensive over in Test cricket, scoring 35 runs in one over on the second day of the fifth Test between India and England at Edgbaston on Saturday. Incidentally, 29 of them were scored by India captain Jaspreet Bumrah. Bumrah hit three fours and two sixes in fast bowler Stuart Board’s over. The previous record for the most expensive over in Test cricket was 28, when Brian Lara beat South Africa’s Robin Peterson in 4,6,6,4,4,4 in one over in December 2003.
After Pant, Jadeja scored a century
India have put up a strong performance against England at Birmingham’s Edgbaston ground. On the first day of the Test, Rishabh Pant knocked the England bowlers to his knees with his superb performance while on the second day of the match on Saturday, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja completed his century. Ravindra Jadeja was unbeaten on 83 after the first day’s play, the next day he scored his century in the first session. This was the third century of Ravindra Jadeja’s Test career, the first century he hit on foreign soil. Ravindra Jadeja scored 104 off 194 balls in the Edgbaston Test, which included 13 fours. In difficult times when Ravindra Jadeja made a big partnership with Rishabh Pant and got Team India out of trouble.
Earlier, England decided to bowl after winning the toss. India batted first and scored 416 runs. Team India lost five wickets in 100 overs at a time, but Rishabh Pant’s 146 and Ravindra Jadeja’s 104 helped Team India make a strong comeback and score big.