India vs Leicestershire, Tour Match, Day 2 Highlights: India Steady At Stumps, Lead Leicestershire By 82 Runs
IND vs LEI, Tour Match, Day 2 Highlights: Heading into Day 3, India were in a steady position against Leicestershire in the ongoing four-day tour game at the Uptonsteel Ground
IND vs LEI, Tour Match, Day 2 Highlights:Heading into Day 3, India were in a steady position against Leicestershire in the ongoing four-day tour game at the Uptonsteel Ground. India were 80 for one at stumps on Day 2, leading the hosts by 82 runs. KS Bharat was batting unbeaten on 31 while Hanuma Vihari was also unbeaten on 9. Shubman Gill had earlier given India a brisk start before he was dismissed on 38.Earlier,Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami took three wickets each as India bowled out Leicestershire for 244. As a result, India took a two-run lead heading into their second innings. Rishabh Pant top-scored for the hosts with a brilliant fifty before being dismissed on 76. Earlier, India declared on their overnight score of 246/8. It was KS Bharat who helped India go past the 200-run mark after the top-order fell cheaply. Virat Kohli made a well made 33, but he was given out to a dubious on-field call. Skipper Rohit Sharma made 25 while Shubman Gill scored 21. At stumps on Day 1, India's score read 246/8 with Bharat (70*) and Mohammed Shami (18*) at the crease. For Leicestershire, Roman Walker, who is yet to play a first-class game, took five wickets. Walked dismissed Rohit Sharma, Hanuma Vihari, Ravindra Jadeja, Virat Kohli and Shardul Thakur.
Here are the Highlights of India vs Leicestershire, Tour Match, Day 2 from the Uptonsteel Cricket Ground
10:12 PM: THAT'S STUMPS!
That over concludes the play on Day 2. India steady at 80/1, leading by 82 runs.
10:05 PM: NAVDEEP SAINI IN ACTION!
Navdeep Saini gets a bit of action. He was not part of the eventual XI.
9:46 PM: OUT! GILL DEPARTS!
Gill's vigil comes to an end as he edges one behind for the keeper. He falls on 38.
9:19 PM: ANOTHER BOUNDARY!
What a start this has been for India. KS Bharat pulls this away emphatically to collect another boundary.
9:01 PM: FOUR RUNS!
Just a turn of the wrist, and Gill finds the boundary again. He moves to 19 off just 13 balls.
8:45 PM: ACTION RESUMES!
India start their second innings with KS Bharat and Shubman Gill.
8:33 PM: BOWLED HIM!
Leicestershire bowled out for 244. What a delivery from Shardul. India take a 2 runs lead.
8: 25 PM: OUT! LEI LOSE 9TH WICKET!
Jadeja takes another wicket as Leicestershire lose ninth wicket.
8:08 PM: WICKET! Ravindra Jadeja strikes
Ravindra Jadeja has Roman Walker stumped for 34
7:55 PM: PLAY RESUMES!
The action resumes after Tea. Leicestershire have three wickets in hand and will look to go past India's total.
7:30 PM: THAT'S TEA!
Tea has been called on Day 2 and Leicestershire trail India by 33 runs with three wickets in hand.
7:22 PM: JADEJA REMOVES PANT!
Pant departs after a well-crafted 76. Jadeja gets his man. Huge cheers for Pant, who falls after hitting 14 boundaries and a six.
7:03 PM: ANOTEHR CRACKING DRIVE FROM PANT!
Back to back boundaries for Pant! He moves to 70 and Leicestershire are inching closer to that 200-run mark.
6:48 PM: 50 UP FOR PANT!
Pant gets to his fifty in style. Hits Umesh for a six.
6:26 PM: EDGED AND FOUR RUNS!
Finds the outside again, and the ball races away for boundary. Pant moves to 44.
6:21 PM: OUT! THAKUR STRIKES!
Leicestershire lose their sixth wicket as Thakur takes his first. Bates gets a thick edge and Jadeja takes a sharp catch at first slip.
6:17 PM: PANT SURVIVES!
Pant had swung that across the line but couldn't time his shot. The ball went up in the air and substitute fielder Nagarkoti tried his level best to get to the ball. Lands safely
6:11 PM: EXCELLENT CATCH FROM VIHARI!
Jaffa from Shami and Vihari takes an excellent catch diving low. The partnership is broken. Shami gets his third wicket.
6:04 PM: PANT, WHAT A SHOT!
Exquisite cover drive from Pant. What a shot from the stumper. Pant moves to 35.
6:00 PM: DRIVEN AWAY FOR FOUR!
Patel will get another boundary. On the rise, Patel drives this past mid-on, where Gill went for a dive.
5:52 PM: EDGED AND FOUR!
Pitched fuller from Thakur and Patel gets a thick outside edge. Beats the Indian fielders and races away for a boundary.
6:03 PM: 50 PARTNERSHIP COMES UP!
50-run partnership comes up between Pant and Patel. Excellent batting from both players so far.
5:44 PM: MATCH RESUMES!
The action resumes after Lunch. Pant and Patel will look to steady Leicestershire.
5:30 PM: LIVE ACTION TO RESUME SHORTLY!
The second session will be crucial for both teams. Rishabh Pant has a good chance to stake his claim as India's first-choice stumper after KS Bharat's heroics yesterday.
5:00 PM: LUNCH! Leicester 101/4 with Pant and Rishi Patel at crease
The first session saw the Indians taking four wickets with Siraj and Shami taking two wickets each. Leicestershire are 101/4, still trailing by 145 runs. Rishabh Pant and Rishi Patel are at the crease batting on 22 and 20 respectively.
16:37PM: FOUR! Pant moves onto 16
Rishabh Pant is playing his shots, forcing Siraj to tinker with his line! Four. Leicestershire 84/4
16:29PM: Siraj with his second! Evison departs! India firmly on top with Leicestershire 71/4.
Mohammed Siraj strikes once again, he gets his second! Evison departs after scoring 22 and the innings going bad to worse for Leicester.
16:28PM: Leicestershire apologises after live stream error on official YouTube channel
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16:17 PM: Pant, Evison playing their shots!
Rishabh Pant and Evison are both playing their shots against Siraj and Thakur. Exciting phase of play ahead.
16:08 PM: Rishabh Pant out in the middle
Rishabh Pant has walked out to the middle and it needs to be seen what sort of approach he takes against Siraj and Shardul.
16:04PM: Mohammed Siraj with his first
Mohammed Siraj gets among the wickets. He dismisses Kimber for 31. Leicestershire 44/3.
15:58PM: Evison into the act! FOUR!
Shardul Thakur pitches one up, and Evison drives it straight down the ground for a FOUR! Brilliant shot.
15:54 PM: Siraj into the attack!
Mohammed Siraj has the ball in his hand and it needs to be seen whether he can make the red cherry talk just like Shami.
15:46 PM: Back to back fours for Kimber!
SHOT! Four! Class written all over it. Back to back fours for Kimber, is this sign of a counter-attack?
15:45 PM: Shot from Kimber! FOUR!
Kimber plays a perfect straight dive and the fielder is not able to stop it at mid-on, The ball races for a boundary!
15:38PM: Pujara dismissed for a duck
Mohammed Shami with the prized scalp. Pujara is bowled. The batter gets an inside edge and the ball is dragged back onto the stumps. Leicestershire 22/2
15:33 PM: Pujara walks out to the middle
All eyes would be on Cheteshwar Pujara as to how he performs against the likes of Umesh, Shami and Siraj.
15:26 PM: Shami with the breakthrough!
Mohammed Shami has the first wicket! Evans walks back, good length delivery, squares the batter up and he edges straight to first slip. Virat Kohli with an easy grab.
15:23 PM: Snorter from Umesh Yadav
Umesh Yadav bowls a peach to Evans! The ball rises from good length and it carries through to wicketkeeper KS Bharat. Evans did well to evade the delivery.
15: 12 PM: India declare!!
India have declared on their overnight score of 246/8 and Leicestershire have started their innings. Kimber and Evans are opening the batting for Leicestershire.
14:51 PM: All Eyes On KS Bharat
KS Bharat was at the top of his game on Day 1 as he helped India post a score of more than 200 and now he would look to bring up his century. He has Mohammed Shami for support at the other end. It needs to be seen how both approach the innings.