WATCH: After Shubman Gill’s DUCK, Rohit Sharma engages in animated chat with him while watching Jasprit Bumrah’s late fireworks

Gill opened alongside Sharma in the first innings, but after playing nine balls, he was dismissed by Mark Wood for a duck.


WATCH: After Shubman Gill’s DUCK, Rohit Sharma engages in animated chat with him while watching Jasprit Bumrah’s late fireworks

Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Shubman Gill (Images via X)

Jasprit Bumrah‘s late fireworks took India to 455 in the first innings on Friday (February 16) at the Niranjan Shah Stadium in Rajkot. From 28 balls, the World No.1 bowler scored 26 runs with three fours and a six.

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India captain Rohit Sharma had a big smile on his face as he was watching the pacer’s show with the bat. He was having an animated chat with Shubman Gill in the dressing room, the video of which has gone viral now.

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Gill opened alongside Sharma in the first innings, but after playing nine balls, he was dismissed by Mark Wood for a duck. This was his second in the series.

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Bumrah was India’s last wicket as an lbw off Wood ended India’s innings at 455. The stars of the first innings were captain Sharma for his 131 runs from 196 balls, Ravindra Jadeja added 112 for 225 runs, while debutants Sarfaraz Khan and Dhruv Jurel scored 62 and 46 runs.

India versus England match recap

After India won the toss, they posted 445 with the help of Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja’s century. The two debutants, Sarfaraz Khan and Dhruv Jurel scored 62 and 46 runs respectively. All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja also contributed 37 runs.

Rohit Sharma
IND vs ENG (Image via ESPNcricinfo)

But with the ball, the Indians couldn’t able to stop the run flow as Ben Duckett slammed an unbeaten 133 runs from just 118 balls which included 21 boundaries and two sixes.

Ravichandran Ashwin drew the first blood after he dismissed opener Zak Crawley for 15 runs. It was also the all-rounder’s 500th Test wicket.

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Later, Mohammed Siraj dismissed Ollie Pope, who scored 39 runs from 55 balls with five boundaries and a six. England posted 207/2 on Day 2.

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