England captain Joe Root utterly dominated the proceedings on Day 3 of the continuing second Take a look at in opposition to India at Lords Cricket Floor in London. His sensational hundred in the game helped England bounce again after India posted a robust complete of 364 on the scoreboard within the first innings.
Root performed an unbeaten knock of 180 runs from 321 balls, together with 18 boundaries. Using on Root’s spectacular effort with the willow, England scored 391 runs in their first innings, main the guests by 27 runs.
Joe Root’s Take a look at a whole lot at Lord’s:
- 180 vs Australia, 2013
- 200*vs Sri Lanka, 2014
- 190 vs South Africa 2017
- 180*vs India, 2021
Other than the English skipper, Jonny Bairstow additionally made a useful contribution. The suitable-handed batter scored 57 runs from 107 deliveries, together with seven boundaries.
For India, Mohammed Siraj picked up a four-wicket haul for 94 runs in 30 overs. Equally, Ishant Sharma bagged three scalps for 69 runs in 24 overs.
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
Joe Root’s Take a look at batting common has simply ticked above 50. #ENGvIND
— Ben Jones (@benjonescricket) August 14, 2021
Jimmy gana be begging for the ball when Jasprit is available in to bat…
— Dale Steyn (@DaleSteyn62) August 14, 2021
Joe Root has confronted 300+ deliveries in a Take a look at innings on seven events. 4 of them have been in 2021. #ENGvIND
— The CricViz Analyst (@cricvizanalyst) August 14, 2021
Unbelievable innings from Joe Root however but once more the Indians got here again decently effectively. All to play for as they bat tomorrow. Completely satisfied that they didn’t must face just a few overs tonight. Match very a lot within the stability. #INDvENG
— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) August 14, 2021
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) August 14, 2021
Joe Root’s Take a look at a whole lot at Lord’s
180 vs Aus 2013
200*vs SL 2014
190 vs SA 2017
180*vs Ind 2021
Solely Kumar Sangakkara has had extra 180+ scores at a venue – 5 at Colombo SSC.#ENGvIND
— Deepu Narayanan (@deeputalks) August 14, 2021
Wasted innings by Anderson. pic.twitter.com/wVERZZFhET
— Jarrod Kimber (@ajarrodkimber) August 14, 2021
— ICC (@ICC) August 14, 2021
What a day 🏴 🏏
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) August 14, 2021
Evenly poised. Wonderful from Root. 👏
India will know the way to go about tomorrow given the situations. The bowling hasn’t fairly been at their greatest. Siraj was actually good & the remaining in patches.
Massive day for the batters. Get 300 forward and sport on. Will take quite a bit although. Let’s have a look at.
— Nikhil 🏏 (@CricCrazyNIKS) August 14, 2021
STUMPS, DAY 3️⃣
The pitch did not have a lot for the bowlers, however our pacers led by Mohammed Siraj (4/94) and Ishant Sharma (3/69) toiled arduous all day to bowl England for 3️⃣9️⃣1️⃣ runs 🙌🏼
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) August 14, 2021
🏟️🏏 STUMPS, DAY 3 ~ Our bowlers led by Siraj have carried out an outstanding job right this moment, regardless of Joe Root’s terrific century to get all of them out by the tip of the day’s play.
We come out to bat tomorrow and let’s set an enormous goal for them, boys 🇮🇳
— The Bharat Military (@thebharatarmy) August 14, 2021
Anderson going to shred Bumrah’s image after the match.
— Foolish Level (@FarziCricketer) August 14, 2021
England bowled out for 391 off the ultimate ball of the day, a lead of 27
Joe Root was magnificent on 180* 👏👏 #ENGvIND
— ThePoppingCrease (@PoppingCreaseSA) August 14, 2021
A whole bunch of Joe Root in Checks in 2021:
ENG – 17 for two, Root scored 228 vs SL
ENG – 5 for two, Root scored 186 vs SL
ENG – 63 for two, Root scored 218 vs IND
ENG – 46 for two, Root scored 109 vs IND
ENG – 23 for two, Root scored 180* vs IND
The 12 months of Joe Root in Take a look at cricket. pic.twitter.com/5qXmYdZZvj
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) August 14, 2021
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