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Ind Vs Eng: Cricket World lauds Joe Root’s double century

Joe Root double century against India

England Captain Joe Root has proved his mattle in the first test against India in Chennai. In his 100th Test match Joe Root played an incredible knock for his team and has put the team on a strong position. This double ton against high confidence Indian bowling lineup will go down the history, as one of his best innings.

Joe Root is in incredible form and is looking quite dangerous. Root came out of the crease and sent the ball out of the park to reach his 5th double century in Ashwin’s over. The ease with which Root is timing and playing the deliveries is a big concern for Indian Captain, Virat Kohli and the team management.

There were criticism and questions on the batting form of the England captain after the series against Pakistan. But in the England tour to Sri Lanka, Joe Root scored a double century in the first test and 186 runs in the second test. For these impeccable performances with the bat, Root was awarded with Player Of The Series award.

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The Cricket World is astonished by the consistency the English batsman is showcasing since past few Innings. Joe Root became the first Indian player to score double century in his 100th Test.

Cricketer VVS Laxman tweeted, “What an incredible double ton from Joe Root . One of the finest knocks played by an Overseas batsmen in India. Amazing display of focus, responsibility and technique. To score 3 consecutive 100’s out of which 2 are 200 is no mean achievement.”

 

Mohammad Kaif tweeted, “.Joe Root innings is a tutorial on playing spin on a turning track. Sweep with conviction and be aggressive. This spreads the field and gives you easy runs. 200 in his 100th Test. Congrats”

 

While Wasim Jaffer had a hilarious way to show his emotions. He tweeted a pic depicting his emotion during IND Vs ENG 1st Test.

 

The drifting delivery from Shahbaaz Nadeem sent Joe Root back to the dressing room. But his 218 runs has already done the damage for Team India.

Sourav Chakraborty
Trying to walk on the path of hard work to attain Success!!! Writer and Co-founder of InfotOnline

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