Bairstow ton: India in control at Edgbaston

Bairstow ton: India in control at Edgbaston

Bairstow ton: India in control at Edgbaston

Bairstow ton: India in control at Edgbaston

  • India fixed their grasp on the revised fifth test against England, with a general lead of 257.
  • Sseven wickets close by, notwithstanding Jonny Bairstow’s aggressive hundred on day three.

Bairstow crushed a quick 106, his third hundred out of four innings, giving the bedrock to England’s 284 all out in answer to India’s 416.


The sightseers arrived at 125-3 at stumps in their second innings with the bleak Cheteshwar Pujara (50) and the thrill seeker Rishabh Pant (30) in the center.

Prior, an on-field quarrel with India’s Virat Kohli seemed to start up Bairstow who played a few stunning shots to save England.

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Ben Stokes was dropped two times toward the beginning of the day meeting yet the England chief couldn’t exploit the respites and withdrew for 25.

Stirs up, on 18, came moving down the track to Mohammed Shami and offered a skier which Shardul Thakur stunned at cover.

Thakur experienced Shami’s desolation when Jasprit Bumrah dropped a sitter at mid-off to give Stokes one more let-off.


Bumrah quickly made up for himself, be that as it may, by taking a staggering jumping get when Stokes rehashed the careless shot to Thakur’s next conveyance.

Bairstow would not withdraw into his shell and kept on going after the bowlers as he did in the home series against New Zealand last month.

His magnificent touch was best delineated when he pulled Mohammed Siraj from outside the off-stump for the first of his two sixes.

Bairstow was pronounced lbw to Thakur on 81 however the choice was upset after replays affirmed an edge before the ball hit his cushion.

The right-hander raised his hundred years with a limit off Thakur and broke into a vivified festivity – bouncing in satisfaction with his protective cap off and his arms high up.

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A bowling change at last got the job done for India and Shami excused Bairstow who cut hard at a wide conveyance and Kohli took a sharp catch at first slip.

Sam Billings made 36 down the request yet England actually missed the mark concerning the 300-mark and yielded a lead of 132.

Siraj guaranteed 4-66 for India while Bumrah returned figures of 3-68.

James Anderson eliminated Shubman Gill in the first finished and Stuart Broad disposed of Hanuma Vihari however Pujara dove in his heels to disappoint England when India emerged to bat.

Kohli (20) spread out a few smooth drives prior to being finished in by the additional skip created by Stokes.

Billings had spilled the catch however an alarm Joe Root got the ball before it could raise a ruckus around town.


Gasp, whose fast 146 put India in the container seat, was more controlled in the subsequent innings.

India are 2-1 up in the series which couldn’t be finished last year following COVID-19 cases in the India camp in front of the last match at Old Trafford.

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