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Ollie Pope missed double century by just 4 runs, still did this big miracle on Indian soil – India TV Hindi

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Ollie Pope Missed Double Century: The first test match is being played between India and England. In this match, the England team has given a target of 231 runs to India to win. Ollie Pope batted brilliantly for England in the second innings. He missed the double century by just four runs. But he has made a big record in his name in the match. Pope was out as the last wicket.

Ollie Pope played a explosive innings

In the second innings, Ollie Pope came in at number three and batted very patiently. He had no problem in playing the Indian spinners. He hit strokes all over the field. The Indian spin trio looked absolutely helpless in front of Ollie Pope. He stood firm in front of Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel and played excellent innings. But he missed scoring a double century by just four runs. If he had scored a double century, he would have become the 14th batsman for England to score a double century in Test matches against India, but this could not happen. Ollie Pope scored 196 runs against India, which included 21 fours. Jasprit Bumrah could score only one run in his first innings.

Ollie Pope made this record

Ollie Pope batted brilliantly against India. He has become the fourth foreign batsman to score the most runs in the second innings on Indian soil. Andy Flower is at number one. He scored 232 runs in the second innings on Indian soil. Brendon McCullum is at number two. He scored 225 runs in the second innings on Indian soil. Garfield Sobers is at third place with an innings of 198 runs.

Foreign batsmen who scored the most runs in the second innings on Indian soil:

232 runs- Andy Flower, 2000

225 runs- Brendon McCullum, 2010

198 runs- Garfield Sobers, 1958

196 runs- Ollie Pope, 2024

188 runs- Saeed Anwar, 1999

India got the target of so many runs

The England team was all out for just 246 runs in the first innings. After this, Team India scored 436 runs and strengthened its position by taking a lead of 190 runs. It seemed that Team India would easily win this match. But in the second innings, the batsmen performed strongly for England. For England, Jack Crowley scored 31 runs, Ben Duckett scored 47 runs and Ollie Pope scored 196 runs. Ben Fox contributed 34 runs, Rehan Ahmed contributed 28 runs. Because of these players, England has given the Indian team a target of 231 runs to win.

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