England captain Joe Root continued his brilliant run in his 100th Test with a double century against India on Saturday.
He surpassed Pakistan’s Inzamam-ul-Haq’s score of 184 against India in Bengaluru in 2005, the highest score by a player in his 100th Test.
It is also the highest individual score for an England captain in India. In all Tests, to include these two nations, the only English captain to score more is Graham Gooch (333 at Lord’s, 1990).
Daniel Lawrence lost after the tour, to a duck on 63/2 on Friday, rebuilding work fell to Root and opener Dom Sibley, with a 200-run lead to benefit England in the second and third seasons Erected. First day game at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
On Saturday, Root left the previous day to form a 100-run partnership with all-rounder Ben Stokes, who moved from, which offered a special cap to celebrate Root’s landmark test, as England set consistent terms Flat track.