[Watch] Jasprit Bumrah’s Stunning Shot and India’s Dominance in 5th Test against England

Following a stellar performance on Day 1, India maintained their dominance on Day 2. Starting their first innings at 135/1, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill continued to pile on the runs, both scoring fluent centuries. Their partnership of 171 runs for the second wicket set the tone for India’s innings. Despite losing quick wickets after lunch, Devdutt Padikkal and Sarfaraz Khan contributed with enterprising half-centuries.

After a couple of quick wickets, India found themselves at 428/8. However, Jasprit Bumrah (19*) and Kuldeep Yadav (27*) displayed patience and resilience, steering India to a total of 473/8 by stumps on Day 2. Their partnership has given India a commanding lead of 255 runs.

Jasprit Bumrah’s Impressive Cover Drive

During Day 2 of the fifth Test match between India and England in Dharamsala, Jasprit Bumrah showcased a remarkable cover drive off the bowling of Mark Wood. The shot, played on the first delivery of the 118th over, caught the attention of everyone present, including his teammates and support staff. Bumrah’s elegant stroke earned him four crucial runs and led to applause from the dressing room.

Reflecting on his innings, Shubman Gill shared his thoughts, expressing gratitude towards his father for his support and vision. He acknowledged missing out on converting a good start into a big score but emphasized his determination to keep improving.

With India in a commanding position, the question arises whether England can stage a comeback on Day 3. Despite the odds stacked against them, cricket is a game of uncertainties, and England might find ways to challenge India’s dominance. However, it remains to be seen how they tackle India’s formidable batting lineup and the challenging conditions in Dharamsala.

[Watch] Rohit Sharma Laugh on Umpire during IND vs ENG Test at Dharmshala

Overall, Day 2 witnessed some exceptional cricketing moments, from Bumrah’s exquisite cover drive to India’s strong batting display. As the match progresses, cricket fans eagerly anticipate more thrilling action on the field.

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