Aakash Chopra has made predictions for the first Test being played by India and England (IND VS ENG).
He has said that while both Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara will score more than 50 runs in the first innings, on other hand between stokes and Pujara anyone will definitely score a century.
England captain Joe Root batted brilliantly in the ongoing 4 match Test series between India and England (IND VS ENG), where Indian bowlers were showing dominance at the start of the match.
After lunch, England’s Joe Root and Sibley batted heavily and took the team to a strong position.
Joe Root Rocking the first-day
England were 263 for 3 on the first day of the Chennai Test. Joe Root spoiled the line and length of the Indian bowlers.
He completed his century in 164 balls with tremendous batting. This is the 20th Test century of Root’s career.
Dom Sibley scored 87 runs. Bowlers like Jasprit Bumrah, R Ashwin on the Chennai pitch could not leave any significant impact.
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Aakash Chopra’s Prediction
Aakash Chopra has made several predictions while commentating on the pitch condition in the Chennai Test match. Aakash Chopra has shared a video on his Twitter where he predicted.
Aakash Chopra said, “I think India’s opening partnership will be more than 50 runs. Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma will bat well. It also seems that team India needs a foundation.
“Both Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara will score more than 50 runs in the first innings,” he said.
Next to predicting, he said, “I think Ben Stokes and Cheteshwar Pujara will score centuries.
One of the two will definitely score a century. If Ben Stokes hits a century, then Team India will need a century more than Pujara‘s century”.
Aakash Chopra further predicted, “Off-spinner Dom Bess will pick up more than five wickets in the first innings. Dom Bess had recently bagged 12 wickets on the Sri Lanka tour.