The continuing second Check between England and India at Lords Cricket Floor in London has reached its ultimate stage. With solely in the future to go, all three outcomes are potential within the contest. The visitors have a lead of 154 runs after the loss of six wickets, with solely Rishabh Pant being a acknowledged batter on the crease.
India might be hoping to not less than cross the lead past 180 runs to provide one thing to their bowlers to defend. Alternatively, the hosts could be aiming to wrap up issues as rapidly as potential to get a chasable whole.
Day 4 was full of pleasure, with gamers from each groups entertaining their followers and followers. Amid all this, one second captured all of the eyeballs when Indian skipper Virat Kohli got involved in a war of words with England’s pace spearhead James Anderson.
A video went viral on social media wherein Kohli will be heard letting Anderson know that Lord’s Cricket Floor will not be his yard. It occurred after Kohli identified that the veteran English pacer was operating on the pitch.
The incident befell within the seventeenth over of India’s second innings, and the verbal spat between the 2 stars continued till the top of the over.
“You swearing at me once more, are you? This isn’t your fu**ing yard,” mentioned Kohli to Anderson.
The India captain continued his aggression and added, “chirp chirp chirp. That is what outdated age makes you.”
Reacting to the incident, Stuart Broad, who was ruled out of the ongoing Test series due to his calf injury, reminded followers of Anderson’s memorable performances at Lord’s, stating that the honours board on the floor suggests it’s his (Anderson’s) ‘precise yard’.
“The Lord’s honours board suggests it’s as near Jimmy’s yard as Jimmy’s precise yard. Love the hearth, however that language can have him in bother,” tweeted Broad.
The Lord’s honours board suggests it’s as near Jimmy’s yard as Jimmy’s precise yard. Love the hearth however that language can have him in bother
— Stuart Broad (@StuartBroad8) August 15, 2021
Kohli, nonetheless, failed to remain lengthy within the center as all-rounder Sam Curran dismissed him for 20 runs to scale back the guests to 55/3. Then, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane placed on a 100-run stand for the fourth wicket to bail the touring facet out of bother.
Nevertheless, the house group as soon as once more made a comeback after Mark Wooden eliminated Pujara for 45 runs whereas Moeen Ali dismissed Rahane for 61, adopted by Ravindra Jadeja (3). India reached 181/6 in 82 overs earlier than unhealthy lights compelled the officers to announce early stumps.