India vs England 1st Test Day 1: Thrilling Showdown as India Responds Strongly – Live Updates

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India vs England 1st Test, Day 1

India vs England 1st Test Day 1:In the thrilling 1st Test match between India and England, the action-packed Day 1 unfolded with India putting up an impressive show. At the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on January 25, India chased England’s score of 246 in their first innings and concluded the day at 119/1 after 23 overs.

India, led by skipper Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal, had a solid start. However, Rohit’s wicket fell to Jack Leach in the 13th over, with Ben Stokes making a crucial catch. This marked the fifth time Leach dismissed Rohit Sharma. Despite this setback, Jaiswal continued his attacking play, forming a good partnership with Shubman Gill (14*), leading India to a score of 119/1 at the end of Day 1.

England’s bowlers faced a tough challenge with only Jack Leach managing to take a wicket. Other spinners struggled against Yashasvi’s aggressive batting. Earlier, England, batting first after winning the toss, posted a total of 246 runs, losing all wickets in 64.3 overs. Ben Stokes was the top scorer with 70 runs, showcasing a commendable performance against India’s spin attack.

India vs England 1st Test, Day 1, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubhman Gill,

For India, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja each claimed three wickets, while Axar Patel and Jasprit Bumrah took two each. Ben Stokes stood out in the second session, reaching his fifty in 69 balls.

In a surprising turn, Virat Kohli withdrew from the first two Tests due to personal reasons, and Rajat Patidar replaced him in the lineup. The match can be watched live on the JioCinema app, Sports18, and Colors Cineplex channels, starting at 9:30 am IST.

The playing XIs for both teams are:

India: Rohit Sharma, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, KS Bharat, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin

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

Key Highlights:

– England batted first after winning the toss.

– India went with a 3-spinner, 2-pacer combination.

– Ashwin and Jadeja took early wickets for India.

– Stokes led a resilient fight for England in the second session.

– India successfully bowled out England for 246.

– India’s response saw a solid partnership between Jaiswal and Gill.

– Stokes’ fifty and Jaiswal’s attacking play were notable features.

– At the end of Day 1, India scored 119/1 in 23 overs.

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