Watch- Rohit Sharma slams Yashasvi Jaiswal after he throws away his wicket despite the captain's warning

Updated - 26 Feb 2024, 12:33 PM

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Yashasvi Jaiswal James Anderson Rohit Sharma. Image Credits: Twitter

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma expressed frustration after the dismissal of his opening batter, Yashasvi Jaiswal, on the fourth day of the ongoing Test match in Ranchi. Yashasvi Jaiswal threw away his wicket during the run chase, despite getting off to a good start.

The Indian team resumed the fourth day’s play at 40/0 in Ranchi’s JSCA International Stadium. The home team started with a cautious approach and added more than 80 runs for the wicket. But, Yashasvi Jaiswal failed to convert his start into a big score on Day 4.

The Men in Blue lost two more wickets in the first session. Tom Hartley and Joe Root each picked up one wicket in India’s second innings. Team India ended the first session with a total of 118/3. The Rohit Sharma-led side still needs 74 runs to secure victory in Ranchi.

Watch- Rohit Sharma slams Yashasvi Jaiswal after he throws away his wicket

Joe Root provided the first breakthrough for England by dismissing Yashasvi Jaiswal in the first session of the fourth day. The left-handed batter attempted to play a big shot, but he mistimed the ball, resulting in a superb catch by James Anderson at backward point.

Following Jaiswal’s dismissal, Rohit Sharma was visibly frustrated. The Indian skipper had previously warned Jaiswal on multiple occasions during the fourth innings. Despite Rohit’s instructions, Jaiswal threw his wicket away at a crucial stage of the match.

The 22-year-old batter had to depart to the pavilion after scoring 37 runs off 44 balls with the help of five boundaries. The left-handed batter was dismissed off Joe Root’s bowling for the second time in the series. The home team lost their first wicket at 84 runs.

Ravichandran Ashwin Takes Five Wicket Haul On Third Day

Earlier on the third day, the Men in Blue made a stunning comeback with the ball in England’s second innings. Indian bowlers bundled out the opposition team for just 145 runs in 53.5 overs. The visiting team set a target of 192 runs for Team India in the final innings.

Ravichandran Ashwin was the wrecker-in-chief, as he picked up five wickets in the match. The 37-year-old spinner picked up five wickets for 51 runs in 15.5 overs. left arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav picked crucial four wickets, while Ravindra Jadeja bagged one wicket.

Zak Crawley was the top scorer for the England team, scoring 60 runs off 91 deliveries, including seven boundaries. Jonny Bairstow contributed 30 runs off 42 balls, while no other English batter crossed the 20-run mark. England lost their last six wickets for just 35 runs.

India: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rohit Sharma(c), Shubman Gill, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Ravindra Jadeja, Dhruv Jurel(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj

England: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes(c), Ben Foakes(w), Tom Hartley, Ollie Robinson, Shoaib Bashir, James Anderson

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