Rajkot Test Series : India vs England First Match ends in draw

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On Sunday, India vs England First test match ends in a skittish draw. Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 49 under pressure before India pulled off a skittish draw on the final day of the first test match against England.

The first test match against England made Indian cricket team anxious , they were on the edge of losing it at home in 4 years. England had declared their second innings at 260-3 shortly after lunch and left India with the target of 310 from 49 overs.

India ‘s first inning score was 488 in reply to England’s 537. So India had a target of 310 runs from a minimum of 49 overs , but they ended at 172 with 6 wickets on the 5th day. India‘s 2nd innings started tremulously by Gautam Gambhir as a opener.

However, the decisive partnership of Virat Kohli (49 not out) and Ravichandran Ashwin (32) and the cooperation of team members saved India from defeating.

England’s performance shocked everyone, as they dominated the proceedings. The second match of the five Tests begins in Visakhapatnam on Thursday. Let’s see what surprise we will get from this.

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