India vs England Test: Jaiswal’s century propels India to 336-6

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India vs England Test: Jaiswal's century propels India to 336-6
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In the India vs England Test series match, opener Yashasvi Jaiswal’s unbeaten 179 guided India to a strong position on the opening day despite England’s consistent strikes, including two wickets from debutant Shoaib Bashir.

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At stumps, India, who are trailing 1-0 in the series, reached 336-6 with Jaiswal and Ravichandran Ashwin batting in Visakhapatnam. Bashir, along with spinner Rehan Ahmed, managed to pick up two wickets each, with Bashir claiming the crucial wickets of skipper Rohit Sharma and James Anderson.

Jaiswal showcased remarkable resilience against the England spinners, particularly smashing Tom Hartley for three consecutive boundaries to set the tempo for India’s innings. Reflecting on his performance, Jaiswal emphasized his strategy of playing session by session and converting loose deliveries into runs for the team’s benefit. His remarkable innings, marked by 17 fours and five sixes, propelled India’s dominance on the first day of the match.

Despite the challenges posed by England’s bowling attack, India’s aggressive approach, led by Jaiswal’s outstanding century, ensured a strong start to the crucial Test match. The contributions from debutant Bashir and seasoned players like Ashwin and Anderson added to the intensity of the contest, setting the stage for an exciting continuation in the following days of the India vs England Test series.

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