What a cracking finish to a brilliant test match! The Indian team has beaten England by 151 runs, taking a 1-0 lead in the five-day test series match. After the 1986 and 2014 matches, it was the third time that the Indian cricket teams had won the test match at Lord's under the captainship of Virat Kohli.
KL Rahul was the man of the
match! He was happy to knock the win for India. He said his stand with Rohit
was crucial in the game. KL Rahul said that Indian bowlers got pumped up to
bowl against the English batters. And that’s the reason we won the match.
In pursuit of the target of 272 runs, the England team was bowled out for 120. Mohammed Siraj has done a great job by earning 4/32 while Jasprit Bumrah scalped three wickets for the Indian team.
Jasprit Bumrah has done best in the game. He trapped Ollie Robinson and took India close to the victory. Though England player has performed well, Robinson, Buttler stitched a great partnership and threatned to save the match.
When England were at 112/7, India needed three wickets to win and India earned the match. After toiling hard for long hours and losing wickets to chase good scores, England got 100 runs in 42.3 overs.
The clashes between the two powerhouses of cricket were put to rest after India won the match. India got challenging conditions but the way KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma played was fantastic. Their opening partnership was excellent.
Another champion was Mohammad Siraj. He has uprooted the game, taking eight wickets in the match.
England's battlers have tried their best to win but the Indian Pacers have performed well. The game showcased hard work pays back, India finally got their trophy.
Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper, was holding a big smile on his face and said he is super proud to have such a talented team. He praised Jasprit Bumhrah and Mohammed Shami and said he cannot believe that their team gets England’s team all out in 60 overs. He applauds Mohammed
Siraj, who is playing for the first time in the test-series match. He said there was a great partnership between Siraj and Bumrah. Siraj impresses the crowd with his fabulous spells and knack for picking wickets.
Kohli’s captainship was fantastic in the game! He tried his best to make a game strategy and his strategy makes India win the game. It is a happy moment for team India. After seven long years, finally, we made it!
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