ENGvsIND: After sealing an emphatic triumph at the ‘Home of Cricket’ Lords, the Indian team has bid its goodbye to London. Team India leaves for Headingley Leeds for the next assignment where the third test match of the five matches series will be played between India and England.
Indian young swashbuckling opening batsman Prithvi Shaw took to Instagram to inform his fans about the journey of the Indian team from London to Leeds. The cricketer was seen in a frame with senior opener Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Suryakumar Yadav and Shardul Thakur in a bus.
It is worth noting that the three cricketers share a great camaraderie on and off the field as the three features for Mumbai in the domestic circuit.
The Indian outfit is leading the five matches test series by 1-0 after the completion of two matches. The first match ended in a draw after rain played spoilsport.
The English team will be raring to make a strong comeback after bowing down against India in the second match at Lord’s. England lost the game which at times looked in complete control of the hosts.
The on-field heat of the players took the game deep as the two teams looked absolutely fierce on the ground. The third test match at Leeds will be held with the same energy as the two teams will appear to seal the match as soon as possible.
India came on top of England on the final day of the Lord’s test. Pacemen Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami stitched a match-winning, for India, yet a frustrating partnership for the England team. Moreover, Indian pacers scalped all 20 wickets in the match to win the test.
The batting from the Indians was quite commendable to put hosts on a backfoot from day one of the test match. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul were outstanding in providing a good start to the team. Virat played good in the first innings while Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara contributed in the second innings.
Overall the complete team effort was shown by the visitors to thrash hosts in their own backyard.