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Ind vs Eng first test: Virat Kohli 149, India 274 all out

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London: India were all out for 274 in their first innings on the second day of their first test as England took a lead of 13 runs at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham on Thursday.

Skipper Virat Kohli scored 149 runs and led from the front to take India to 274. He was dropped a couple of times and he made England pay dearly for it. The last two wickets added 92 runs and that brought the deficit down to just 13 runs.

The momentum is with India and they would like to take a few wickets before stumps today. Virat was the last man to be dismissed for 149.

England were dismissed for 287 in their first innings. Following this, India started its innings.

Dhawan and Murali Vijay gave a good start. Sam Khurran threw the 14th over. In India, there was a huge shock in India. Murali Vijay left out on the 4th ball. The next Lokesh Rahul Kulin bolstered the 6th ball.

From this shock, the Indian fans were dismissed by Sam Khurran for a fifth ball of the 16th over. Sam Khurran, who was 20 years old, shocked India to bring down three wickets.

Rakana then joined Virat Kohli for the 4th wicket. The lunch break ended again and again. Rakana was dismissed for 15 runs. The next Dinesh Karthik left without taking the run. Ben Stokes seized both these wickets and gave India the pressure.

 

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