England captain Joe Root utterly dominated the proceedings on Day 3 of the continuing second Test in opposition to India at Lords Cricket Ground in London. His sensational hundred in the game helped England bounce again after India posted a robust whole of 364 on the scoreboard within the first innings.
Root performed an unbeaten knock of 180 runs from 321 balls, together with 18 boundaries. Riding 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 Test lots of at Lord’s:
- 180 vs Australia, 2013
- 200*vs Sri Lanka, 2014
- 190 vs South Africa 2017
- 180*vs India, 2021
Apart from the English skipper, Jonny Bairstow additionally made a helpful contribution. The right-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. Similarly, Ishant Sharma bagged three scalps for 69 runs in 24 overs.
Here is how Twitter reacted:
Joe Root’s Test 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 Test innings on seven events. Four of them have been in 2021. #ENGvIND
— The CricViz Analyst (@cricvizanalyst) August 14, 2021
Incredible innings from Joe Root however but once more the Indians got here again decently effectively. All to play for as they bat tomorrow. Happy that they didn’t must face a couple of overs tonight. Match very a lot within the stability. #INDvENG
— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) August 14, 2021
Highest Test scores in batsman’s 196th inns
210 – Graham Gooch in 1994
180* – Joe Root right now
96 – VVS Laxman in 2010
86 – Mark Waugh in 2001#EngvInd #EngvsInd #IndvEng
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) August 14, 2021
Joe Root’s Test lots of at Lord’s
180 vs Aus 2013
200*vs SL 2014
190 vs SA 2017
180*vs Ind 2021
Only 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
Joe Root was left stranded on 180* as James Anderson was out bowled on the ultimate ball of day three. #WTC23 | #ENGvIND | https://t.co/rhWT865o91 pic.twitter.com/VekQkoGAtr
— ICC (@ICC) August 14, 2021
What a day 🏴 🏏
🏴 #ENGvIND 🇮🇳 | #RedForRuth pic.twitter.com/DwHl0gTy9C
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) August 14, 2021
Evenly poised. Excellent from Root. 👏
India will know learn how to go about tomorrow given the circumstances. The bowling hasn’t fairly been at their finest. Siraj was actually good & the remaining in patches.
Big day for the batters. Get 300 forward and sport on. Will take lots although. Let’s see.
— 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 🙌🏼
The hosts have a slender lead of 27. Over to our batters tomorrow 👊🏼#ENGvIND pic.twitter.com/26hq141Lug
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) August 14, 2021
🏟️🏏 STUMPS, DAY 3 ~ Our bowlers led by Siraj have finished an outstanding job right now, regardless of Joe Root’s terrific century to get all of them out by the top of the day’s play.
We come out to bat tomorrow and let’s set a giant goal for them, boys 🇮🇳
📷 Getty • #INDvENG #BharatArmy pic.twitter.com/tcJj1wKLAg
— The Bharat Army (@thebharatarmy) August 14, 2021
Anderson going to shred Bumrah’s image after the match.
— Silly Point (@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
Hundreds of Joe Root in Tests 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 Test cricket. pic.twitter.com/5qXmYdZZvj
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) August 14, 2021
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