India vs England 2nd Test: On the third day of the match, Virat Kohli clashed with umpire Nitin Menon. Joe Root was out in the last over of the day, but due to the umpires’ call, Root got his life back.
New Delhi: The second Test match being played between Team India and England (IND VS ENG) seems to be completely named after the Indian team. The match has reached its last turn and the Indian players are trying to win it and make the series 1-1.
Team India’s position was getting stronger on the third day of the match, but something happened on the field that surprised everyone.
Joe Root got life donation
On the third day of the second match being played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, India’s position could have been stronger but Joe Root got the life due to field umpire Nitin Menon on the ball of Axar Patel. On the very first ball of the last over of the day, there was a strong appeal against Root on the ball of Akshar Patel and Virat used DRS when the umpire was given a notout. The ball seemed to be on the wicket, but due to the umpires’ call, Root got a life.
Virat raging on umpire
Virat Kohli got angry after seeing this and looked quite angry. After the decision of the third umpire, Virat reached the onfield umpire Menon and there was a debate between the two. The video of this incident is fast becoming viral on social media.
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Team India on the way to victory
England’s second innings has been shattered in response to Team India’s target of 482 runs. In the second innings, England lost 3 wickets for 53 runs. India are 7 wickets away from winning the Chennai Test. Earlier, with the help of Ravichandran Ashwin’s (106) century and captain Virat Kohli’s (62) half-century innings, India scored 286 runs in their second innings and set a target of 482 runs for victory in front of England. India had scored 329 runs in the first innings and they had taken a lead of 195 runs, including England for 134 runs in their first innings.