File photo of Sanjay Manjrekar.© BCCI
England made history on Tuesday when the team chased 378 runs, its most successful chase in a Test. it was Jaspreet BamrahLeading India at the end of England’s historic feat at Edgbaston, Birmingham. Of Ben StokesLed by India reached home at a loss of seven wickets in 76.4 overs. Joe Root And Johnny Barstow An unbeaten 269-run partnership kept India in check. The visitors saw a glimmer of hope when England were 109/3 at one stage but the unbeaten centuries of Root and Barstow completely outplayed the Indian victory.
Jaspreet Bumrah took two wickets for 74 runs in the last innings of the match while all the other Indian bowlers remained without a wicket. The most expensive bowler in the innings. Muhammad Siraj And Shardul ThakurHe bowled at an economy rate of 6.5 and 5.9 respectively.
Former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar He feels that Thackeray is not as effective as he used to be in Test cricket a year and a half ago.
“I don’t think Shardul Thackeray is the same bowler we saw in Test cricket, maybe 18 months ago,” Manjrekar said on Sony LIV after the match.
Talking about Siraj, the former Indian batsman said: “I am watching the evolution of Muhammad Siraj as a bowler.
In the match, India scored 416 runs after being invited to bat first. The visitors then beat England by 284 runs to take a 132-run lead in the first innings. Jaspreet Bumrah’s side were bowled out for 245 in their second innings, while England chased down a target of 378 and scored nearly five runs per over.
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