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Ind vs End 2nd Test Day 2: England (103/5) in deep trouble chasing 455 in first innings

India were bundled out for 455 in their first innings just after lunch on day two of the second Test against England at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Friday.

India TV Sports Desk, Visakhapatnam [ Updated: November 18, 2016 17:34 IST ]
Ind vs End 2nd Test Day 2: England (103/5) in deep trouble chasing 455 in first

Visitors England were in deep trouble after being reduced to 103 for five in their reply to India's 455 all out in the first innings at the end of second day's play of the second cricket Test at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Friday.

Starting the chase post lunch, only Joe Root (53) offered some resistance but the Indian bowling attack, spearheaded by off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (2-20), had the visitors on the mat.

Apart from Ashwin, Jayant Yadav and Mohammed Shami tokk one wicket each.

For England, Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow were at crease on 12 each when umpired called of stumps.


 

Earlier, resuming the day at 317/4, India were bowled out for 455 an hour into the second session of play.

Ashwin, who registered his 8th Test half century, added 64 vital runs with debutant offie Jayant Yadav (35) for the eighth wicket to take India to 415/7 at lunch.

Coming back after the break, England managed to take the remaining three wickets with leg-spinner Adil Rashid accounting for Jayant and Umesh Yadav (13) while Ashwin fell prey to Ben Stokes.

For England, comeback man James Anderson and Ali were the pick of the bowlers with three wickets each while Rashid took two. Pacers Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes chipped in with one wicket apiece.

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