Ahead of the start of day two of the ongoing first Test against England , BCCI’s official Twitter handle shared a video on Saturday in which Kohli can be seen giving a pep talk and the board captioned the post as: “Rise and shine. We are building up to DAY 2 here at Chepauk.”
Joe Root dominated the host on day one of the first Test at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Root had credited 228 and 186 runs against Sri Lanka in January.
Jaspreet Bumrah took 2 wickets on day one asserted the hosts will not just be focusing on the England skipper as every wicket is equally important. Not a particular individual, there are many good players in their team and we give everyone equal respect,” Bumrah said replying to a query from ANI after the close of play on day one.
Our goal will be to pick seven wickets and we are focusing on that.
Root and Dom Sibley partnership put England in control in the first Test, forming a stunning 200-run on the opening day. At stumps, England’s score read 263/3 with Root playing on 128 runs. While, India ended the day on a high as Bumrah took Sibley’s wicket (87) in the 90th over.