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‘I have no words, the best innings I have seen so far’, Root sings a ballad in praise of centurion Ollie Pope – India TV Hindi

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Joe Root On Ollie Pope Century: The first test match between India and England is being played on the grounds of Hyderabad. In this match, the England team won the toss and decided to bat first. The entire England team was all out for 246 runs. After this, due to the strong performance of the batsmen, the Indian team scored 436 runs and took a lead of 190 runs. But for England, Ollie Pope scored a explosive century in the second innings. Because of him, now the England team has scored 316 runs at the loss of 6 wickets in the second innings. Now Joe Root has said a big thing for Ollie Pope.

Root said this in praise

Joe Root said that I am speechless. This is one of the best innings we have seen so far. I have watched a lot of cricket. Played and batted with many great players but today was really special. The concentration, determination and skill he displayed against this attack and on this pitch was superb. The former England captain said that it is not easy for a foreign batsman to come to the subcontinent and make an impact.

recovery from injury

Joe Root said that to be honest, it is like a ‘masterclass’ in terms of the way to bat in these conditions. This innings is amazing for a foreign batsman who has not played on such pitches and who is returning to the team after recovering from a serious injury. Ollie Pope was ruled out of the team due to a serious shoulder injury during the Ashes series against Australia in June. He returned to the team on the India tour. He is in excellent form and is present at the crease after scoring 148 runs.

England took the lead by so many runs

Ollie Pope performed brilliantly for England in the second innings. He scored the fifth century of his career. Jack Crowley scored 31 runs, Ben Duckett scored 47 runs. Ben Fox scored 34 runs. Rehan Ahmed is present at the crease after scoring 16 runs. England has scored 316 runs at the loss of 6 wickets in the second innings and thus England’s total lead has become 126 runs.

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