Former Indian Check opener Wasim Jaffer singled out a number of positives for Team India from the Nottingham Check whereas taking a dig at England by stating that the house aspect bought saved by rain.
With 157 extra runs wanted on the ultimate day and 9 wickets within the financial institution, India regarded favorites going into the fifth day however the climate gods had different concepts as persistent rain ensured that not a single ball was bowled on Sunday.
Nonetheless, it was a Check match that India dominated for a significant portion.
KL Rahul made an excellent comeback to Check cricket as he confirmed outstanding self-discipline and grit in robust situations to attain 84 within the first innings.
Rohit Sharma as soon as once more did not convert his begin into an enormous knock however he regarded extraordinarily assured on the crease and he and Rahul’s opening pair regarded the perfect amongst either side.
Jaffer additionally identified Ravindra Jadeja’s essential half-century within the first innings and the contribution of the Indian tail that helped the guests take a sizeable lead within the first innings.
He additionally lauded Shardul Thakur and Mohammed Siraj for claiming essential wickets throughout the Check match moreover heaping reward on Jasprit Bumrah for his sensible spell in each innings.
Bumrah was comfortably India’s finest bowler within the first Check as he completed with figures of 9/110 which features a five-wicket-haul within the second innings.
“Rain saved England however a number of positives for India this take a look at” wrote Wasim Jaffer.
@MdShami11 2 wkts in an over @ 138-3; @klrahul11 and @ImRo45 opening; @imjadeja and the tail; @mdsirajofficial and @imShard with essential breakthroughs; And @Jaspritbumrah93 all through; Crew efficiency 👏🏻 #ENGvIND
Rain saved England however a number of positives for India this take a look at:@MdShami11 2 wkts in an over @ 138-3.@klrahul11 and @ImRo45 opening.@imjadeja and the tail.@mdsirajofficial and @imShard with essential breakthroughs.
And @Jaspritbumrah93 all through.
Crew efficiency 👏🏻 #ENGvIND pic.twitter.com/fCADEKH4BR
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) August 8, 2021
The caravan of the five-match Check collection will now transfer to Lord’s the place either side will likely be aiming to take a 1-0 lead.