The second Test match between India and England is at an extremely thrilling phase. Excitements are there in every game. Day 4 of the second Test match, is turning out to be the most thrilling one. But England skipper Ben Stokes’ run-out dismissal by Shreyas Iyer caught the limelight.
Exceptional Run Out by Shreyas Iyer:
A magical moment by Shreyas Iyer in the field seals the fate of the match. On the 53rd over, Ravichandran Ashwin came to bowl. The crucial wicket of Stokes, a game-changer, falls to a fuller delivery on middle stump by Ashwin. A thick inside edge sends the ball toward the square leg, creating hesitation between the batters. Capitalizing on the opportunity, Iyer charges in from mid-wicket executes a one-handed pick-up, and makes a precise throw, narrowly beating Stokes to the stumps. A sensational play that tips the scales in favor of the team.
With that run out, Stokes walked away after scoring 11 runs in 29 balls including 1 boundary. That was a turning point of the match. With that dismissal, the partnership was broken. Stokes is an outstanding player. He can change the game anytime with his talent. Previously, he has done that so many times. But in this match, Shreyas Iyer’s fielding brilliance stopped him from doing that.
India’s Desired Win:
India bounced back brilliantly after their Hyderabad loss, securing victory in the Vizag Test. Three standout performers played pivotal roles in this turnaround. Yashasvi Jaiswal stole the show with a spectacular double-century in the first innings, overshadowing the next-best score of just 34. Here is a special mention to Shubman Gill. the youngster was getting criticized for his poor form. In the second innings. When the other Indian batters were seen struggling, Gill played an outstanding knock of 104 runs. That was a responsible knock by the youngster.
Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah delivered an exceptional performance deserving of special praise. Despite a pitch offering minimal help, his extraordinary spell on the second afternoon resulted in figures of 6/45. Bumrah’s skillful use of reverse swing provided India with a substantial first-innings lead, showcasing his exceptional talent and contributing significantly to the team’s success. India leveled up the series with this 106-run victory.