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Jasprit Bumrah went out of the field for some time in the third session and during this time Rishabh Pant took the captaincy.
Jasprit Bumrah Under the captaincy of Jasprit Bumrah, India is performing well in the Edgbaston Test. India set a difficult target of 378 runs for England to win on the fourth day. England has never achieved such a big target in Test cricket till date. The Indian team is trying to create history at Edgbaston, but during this effort, Pant caused two big losses for India in the third session of the fourth day. Virat Kohli also gave full support to Pant’s mistake. Actually, in the third session, Bumrah went out of the field for some time. He was confident that Rishabh Pant, who had captained the Indian T20 team against South Africa, would take over the responsibility here for some time.
India lost 2 reviews
Bumrah went out of the field giving responsibility to Pant, but by the time he returned, Pant had done 2 big damages to India in 2 overs. Pant lost 2 reviews in 2 overs. Jadeja bowled over the wicket to Root in the fourth ball of the 31st over. The ball was very close to the leg stump. Missed to apply route sweep. Pant took a review at the last second after talking to Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, but his decision proved to be wrong. The ball was outside the leg stump. Pant repeated the same mistake again in the next over. Missed another review. In the 32nd over, India took a review against Root on the third ball of Mohammed Shami. But Pant’s decision proved wrong for the second time in a row and India lost 2 reviews in 2 consecutive overs in the absence of Bumrah. Now Pant is getting trolled a lot.
high voltage competition
Talking about the fourth day’s play, the Indian team scored 245 runs in the second innings and on the basis of the first innings lead, gave England a total target of 378 runs. In response to this target, England also got off to a strong start and Alex Lees and Jack Crawley shared a 107-run partnership to give the hosts a strong start. After this, Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow made the match exciting by making a big partnership.