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IND vs ENG 5th Test | Double bang in fifth test; Centuries of Rohit-Shubman |

Leaders Online Desk: In the fifth match of the Test series against England, Indian batsmen Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill gave a double blast by scoring centuries. In the last match of the series, England won the toss and scored 218 all out while batting. In bowling on the first day of the match, India's spinners showed their best and ended England's innings. In this, Kuldeep took the most 5 wickets, Ashwin 4 and Jadeja 1. Chasing England's challenge, he was dismissed for a successful 57 runs. After this, Shubman, who came to bat, made a 160-run partnership for the second wicket with Rohit and made the second day famous by scoring his century. (IND vs ENG 5th Test)

Rohit-Shubman's explosive century

Rohit Sharma scored the 12th century of his Test career while chasing the challenge given by England. Shubman Gill also scored his century on the very next ball. This is his fourth Test century. His father stood up and congratulated him on his century. Rohit scored a century in 154 balls and Shubman scored a century in 136 balls

Shubman missed his century three times in this series. However, he completed his century today. At the same time, Rohit has scored another century in this series. He scored 131 runs in the first innings of the Rajkot Test. India has scored 262 runs for one wicket. Currently Shubman is at the crease with 100 runs and Rohit after 101 runs. Both have shared a partnership of 158 runs.

England's first innings

After winning the toss and batting first, England got off to a good start. Ben Duckett and Jack Crowley put on a 64-run partnership for the first wicket. Kuldeep broke this partnership. He had Duckett caught by Shubman Gilkar. Duckett scored 27 runs in his innings. Crowley then completed his 14th Test half-century and fifth against India. Before lunch, Kuldeep delivered another shock to the English side by getting Olly Pope off wicketkeeper Dhruv Jurrell. Pope managed to score 11 runs. (IND vs ENG 5th Test)

Indian bowlers bowled 25.3 overs in the first session. In this, England scored 100 runs by losing 2 wickets. After this, in the second session, England scored 94 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 29.3 overs. At one point, England's score was 137 for two in the 38th over. After the fall of Crowley's wicket, England's innings collapsed. At 137 for two, the team was reduced to 218 in the 58th over.

Crowley scored 79 runs off 108 balls with the help of 11 fours and 1 six. Joe Root was dismissed for 26 runs, while Jonny Bairstow, who played his 100th Test, was dismissed for 29 runs. Kuldeep didn't even allow captain Ben Stokes to open the account. With England on 175 runs, the team lost the wickets of Bairstow, Root and Stokes. Ashwin sent Hartley (6) and Wood (0) to the pavilion in the 50th over of the innings. After this, Anderson (0) was sent to the pavilion and England's innings ended on 218 runs. Bashir remained unbeaten with 11 runs. In bowling, Kuldeep Yadav took five wickets for India. At the same time, Ravichandran Ashwin took four wickets in his 100th Test match. Apart from this, Ravindra Jadeja got one wicket. That means all 10 wickets of England were taken by spinners.

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