Conflicts are usual in the game and when it comes the entertainment and the heat up of the match is also sustained. Earlier the conflicts always goes to that zone where umpires need to interfere and re unit. The same incident seen in the Second Chennai test between India and England.
And this time it was between Rishabh Pant and Ben Stokes, where they both had some verbal rift which eventually led to heat-up in the match. The scenario was took in the 87th over where Ben Stokes had some conversation with Rishabh Pant which he doesn’t liked and had some while of look that clearly represented a sort of rift.
At the end of the 87th over, even Stokes came to Pant and had a bit of discussion. Even umpires came to the center point of view to decrease the rift. With his rift, the spectators from the stadium chanted Rishabh Pant’s name and supported him thoroughly.
With this short fight, match was also stopped for a while and resumed later on.
Match Summary between both the sides
In the very first session, England were the pretty side as they picked three important wickets in quick succession and that are Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara and skipper Virat Kohli. Then it was the show from the duo of Hitman and Rahane who builded the team’s inning.
They both had a partnership of 162 run stand for the fourth wicket. With both there contribution, team looked more balanced and handled quite enthusiastically.
Right now team is at 300-6 with standing on the crease by Rishabh Pant and Axar Patel with score of 33 and 5 respectively.
On the other side, Jack Leach and Moeen Ali both have 2-2 wickets each and Skipper Joe Root taking wicket of Ashwin. Olly Stone with one wicker while Stuart Broad is still wicketless.
Right now the hosts will look to build the inning with 350+ mark as it is must win match for them.