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England vs India: Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow Obtain A First In Check Cricket With Unbeaten Centuries vs India | Cricket Information

ENG vs IND: Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow have fun ’s historic win at Edgbaston.© AFP

Good centuries from Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow noticed England full their greatest chase in Check to beat at Edgbaston within the rescheduled fifth Check and draw the collection 2-2 on Tuesday. Root was unbeaten on 142 whereas Bairstow hit 114 not out in England’s second innings as they registered a seven-wicket win towards India. Within the course of, the Yorkshire duo registered the primary occasion of two batters ending with unbeaten centuries in a profitable chase in Check cricket.

Each batters, who placed on an unbeaten 269-run partnership at Edgbaston, have been in terrific type for England.

Whereas Bairstow has now scored 4 centuries in his final three Check matches, and 6 because the flip of the 12 months, Root introduced up his fourth century of the collection. He had scored three successive centuries in the course of the first three matches final 12 months. He completed with an enormous 737 runs within the collection

Root additionally scored two centuries within the collection towards earlier than the Edgbaston Check.

The England star, who just lately stepped down from captaincy within the longest format, has been in phenomenal type since 2020.

He now has 28 Check centuries general, yet another than Virat Kohli and Steve Smith and 4 greater than Kane Williamson – the opposite batters within the fabled ‘Fab 4’.

Bairstow, alternatively, now has 12 Check tons and appears to be rejuvenated beneath the management of Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum – England’s new Check captain and head coach respectively.

He additionally scored a superb 106 within the first innings at Edgbaston.


England have now received all 4 of the matches since Stokes and McCullum took over their new roles, enjoying an aggressive model of cricket.

In all 4 matches, they’ve pulled off profitable chases regardless of being set steep targets, with the one towards India the very best of their historical past.

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