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Joe Root scored a century, England achieved a huge lead, know how the second day was

India vs England 3rd Test: Captain Joe Root (121 runs) and David Malan (70 runs) helped England reach 423 for eight in their first innings at the end of the second day of the third Test at Hendigley in Leeds. Has taken a lead of 345 runs. At the time of stumps, Craig Overton 24 runs off 31 balls with the help of four fours and Ollie Robinson is present at the crease without opening the account. For India, Mohammed Shami took three wickets, while Mohammad Siraj and Ravindra Jadeja got two wickets each and Jasprit Bumrah got one wicket.

Earlier this morning, England started playing 120 runs without any loss and Haseeb Hameed 60 runs off 130 balls with the help of 11 fours and Rory Burns scored 52 runs in 125 balls with the help of five fours and a six. Shift extended. But both the batsmen could add only 15 runs today and Shami gave India the first success by bowling Burns out. Burns was dismissed for 61 runs off 153 balls with the help of six fours and a six.

After this, Hameed carried on with Malan, but Jadeja bowled Hameed and did not give this partnership a chance to spread for a long time. Hameed was dismissed after scoring 68 runs in 195 balls with the help of 12 fours.

After the lunch break, Malan and Root took charge and shared a 139-run partnership for the third wicket, batting brilliantly. However, Siraj ended the partnership by dismissing Malan. Malan scored 70 runs in 128 balls with the help of 11 fours.

After this Jonny Bairstow supported Root well and added 52 runs for the fourth wicket. However, Shami gave England the fourth blow by dismissing Bairstow. Bairstow scored 29 runs in 43 balls with the help of four fours and a six. Then Jos Buttler (7) who came out as a new batsman was dismissed by Shami.

The Indian bowlers again made India return, but from the other end, Root continued to carry on his innings. Bumrah gave the biggest blow to the English team by bowling Root. Root hit 14 fours in his innings of 121 runs off 165 balls.

Soon after Root’s dismissal, Jadeja gave England the seventh blow by dismissing Moeen Ali (8). Siraj then dismissed Sam Karen, who scored 15 runs off 30 balls with the help of two fours, shortly before being stumped.

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