The match is leaning in favour of England. However India started the second innings and trail by 56 runs at the end of day 2.
The game resumes with Siraj bowling to Malan, Overton at the non striker’s end. Nothing much happens in that over. Umesh follows, getting Overton caught by Kohli at 18.4 overs. Overton departs with 1 run from 12 balls.
Ollie Pope arrives at the crease. The match proceeds to 24.3 overs when Umesh strikes again, getting Malan caught by Rohit. Malan goes for 31 from 67 including 5 fours.
Jhonny Baristow comes to the crease next. Pope and Baristow build a partnership until 46.5 overs when Siraj gets Baristow via lbw. Baristow is gone for 37 from 77 balls including 7 fours.
Moeen Ali gets to the crease next. At 50.1 overs, Pope completes his 50 with a boundary. The match reaches 67.2 overs when India gets the next wicket. Jadeja gets Moeen Ali caught by Rohit. Ali goes with 35 from 71 balls including 7 fours.
Chris Woakes takes the crease. The game proceeds with England batting, to 76.1 overs when Thakur bowls out Pope. Pope retreats to the dressing room with 81 from 159 balls including 6 fours. A big wicket for India from Thakur.
Ollie Robinson is next in line. Jadeja gets Robinson bowled in the next over at 77.1 overs. Robinson goes for 5 from 6 balls.
The last man James Anderson is at the crease. At 83.4 overs Woakes completes 50 runs. Bumrah gets him in the next couple of balls at 83.6 overs via a runout. It was Pant who collected the ball and passed it to Bumrah at the bowler’s end.
With that England’s first innings comes to an end with a lead of 99 runs from 84 overs. India starts the second innings with Rahul and Rohit. They are still standing at the end of day 2 with 43 runs from 16 overs. The day stumps and India trail by 56 runs without the fall of any wickets as the day ends.
Still the match is leaning in favour of England with one more innings and three days left in the match.