1st Test: England 138/4 at Tea against India

Trent Bridge, Aug 4: England were 138/4 at Tea against India on day one of the first Test of the five-match series, here on Wednesday.
In session 1, England, lost opener Rory Burns without scoring a run in the very first over bowled by Jasprit Bumrah.
However, Crawley was the next to go in 20.6 over after being caught behind by wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant in Mohammed Siraj’s over. Crawley scored 27 off 68 balls, hitting 4 fours.
The departure of Burns brought Zak Crawley to the crease. Both Crawley and Dominic Sibley built a partnership of 42 runs for the second wicket.
After Lunch, England lost another two wickets in form of Sibley and Bairstow contributing (18) and 29 runs.
Skipper Joe Root and Sibley added 24 runs for third wicket partnership, but Sibley was caught by Rahul in Shami’s spell in 27.3 over while Bairstow scored 29 after lbw by Shami picking his second wicket.
The fourth wicket stand between Root and Bairstow was an important innings for England as duo added 72 runs on the board.
At Tea, Root (52 off 91 balls) not out was at the crease.
For India, Shami picked two wickets after Lunch while in morning session Bumrah and Siraj claimed one each.

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