India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja stays a doubt for the second Take a look at towards England, beginning Friday on the ACA-VDCA Stadium in Vizag. Jadeja appeared to have pulled his hamstring throughout Day 4 of the primary Take a look at as England took a 1-0 lead within the five-match collection after beating India by 28 runs in Hyderabad. Chasing a goal of 231, India have been bowled out for 202. Jadeja was run out within the second innings courtesy of Ben Stokes‘ outrageous underarm flick on the non-striker’s finish.
Earlier than Stokes got here up with a direct hit, Jadeja appeared to have pulled his hamstring, which could have performed a component in his dismissal.
With the 2nd Take a look at beginning on Friday, India head coach Rahul Dravid was requested to share an replace on Jadeja’s health.
With out going into particulars, Dravid mentioned that he did not get the possibility to speak to the physios but.
“We’ll see. I truthfully have not had an opportunity to talk to the physio as but. As soon as I get again, I am going to converse to him and see what it’s about,” Dravid mentioned on the post-match media convention.
Jadeja picked 5 wickets within the match and in addition top-scored for India with a superb 87 within the first innings.
Reflecting on India’s defeat, Dravid mentioned: “We did not get 100, , we did not get someone getting a extremely huge hundred for us. So, in some methods, in India, I simply felt we left these 70, 80 runs again within the hut within the first innings. Second innings is all the time going to be difficult. It is a type of issues that, , it is robust. It is not simple to chase 230 or it isn’t achieved fairly often.”
For England, debutant Tom Hartley bagged seven wickets within the 2nd innings to seal England’s thrilling 28-run win over India. Alternatively, vice-captain Ollie Pope smashed 196 to assist England overturn a 190-run first innings deficit because the guests scored 420 within the second innings.
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