England tour of India , 1st Test Day 1 Highlights: England won the toss and Opting to bat, England finished the first day of the opening Test against India on Friday at 263/3, with Joe Root staying unbeaten on 128. Dominic Sibley and Root put on a 200-run partnership between them which stretched across all sessions of the day.
England were struggling at 64/2 in 25 overs Visitor’s team captain Joe Root and opener Sibley make magnificent 200 runs partnership comes to an end 269/3 in 83.3 oversBumrahhas his Second Test wicketathome.
Highest partnership for any wicket against India in India since Jan 2013
Joe Root is finishing Day 1 with some attacking shots. Slog sweeps against Ashwin to get the first maximum of the day. The partnership between Root and Sibley of 198. This is now the highest partnership for any wicket against India in India since Jan 2013 surpassing 191 by Steven Smith & Glenn Maxwell.