India vs England First Test Match Drawn

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India tour of England includes 5 test match, 5 ODi and one T20. India vs England first match began 9th july in Nottingham, England. India won the toss and elected to bat first.

First Innings :
                            India in first innings scored 457 in 161 overs and lost all wickets. Opener Murali Vijay from chennai smashed his first overseas century with the strike rate of 44.4. M.S Dhoni got run out for 82 runs while Pujara, Jadeja and Rahane helped to increase the runs on board.

                              India lost 9 wickets for 346 runs. Shami and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar started defending play at tail end. Both scored 50 runs. Finally England spinner M.Ali got Bhuvaneshwar wicket. In 1st innings india scored 457 runs 

                                 England lost A.Cook wicket third over. J.Root and J.Anderson helped england to reach 496/10. Again its a tail end innings. Root and Anderson scored 198 runs. Bhuvaneshwar kumar got 5 wickets.

Second Innings :
                                 Day 4, M.Vijay and Pujara scored half century. Kohli scored just nine runs in this test. Dhawan made 29 runs. Jadeja and S.Binny partnership got 65 runs. Again Tail enders innings Bhuvaneshwar and Binny saved india from all out. At last match ends in Draw and of course india wanted to draw the match. Second Test match is scheduled for July 17.

Star Players :
India :  M.Vijay ( 146 + 52 runs )
              B.Kumar ( 58 + 63 runs and 5 wickets )
              S.Binny ( 78 runs in 2nd innings )
              Ms Dhoni ( 82 runs in 1st innings )

England : J.Anderson ( 81 runs and 3 wickets )
                 :  J.Root ( 154 runs ) *Received Player of the match award
                 : G.Ballance ( 71 runs )

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