Eng vs Ind: England Stages Incredible Comeback to Triumph Over India in First Test

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Eng vs Ind: England Stages Incredible Comeback to Triumph Over India in First Test
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In the first test between Eng vs Ind at Hyderabad on Sunday. England pulled off a remarkable comeback to defeat India, with England chasing down a target of 231 runs.

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India’s batting faltered during the chase, as key players like Yashasvi Jaiswal, KL Rahul, Shubman Gill, and Shreyas Iyer struggled to contribute enough runs. Captain Rohit Sharma was the top scorer for India, making 39 runs in the second innings.

Despite India’s early struggles, a partnership between Ravichandran Ashwin and Srikar Bharat momentarily revived their hopes. However, England’s spinner Tom Hartley stole the show with impressive figures of 7 for 62, ultimately securing victory for England.

In the second innings, England found themselves trailing by 190 runs after India posted a formidable 436 runs in their first innings. Ollie Pope emerged as the hero for England with a resilient innings of 196 runs, steering his team towards a competitive total of 420 runs.

Pope’s contribution was instrumental in setting a challenging target for India.

The remaining matches between India and England are scheduled as follows:
– 2nd Test: February 2-6, Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
– 3rd Test: February 15-19, Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
– 4th Test: February 23-27, JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
– 5th Test: March 7-11, Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala

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