WATCH: Jimmy Anderson sends Pujara and Kohli packing in 2 successive deliveries

Jimmy Anderson gets his brace: After a terrific start to Day 2, the Indian batting lineup has suddenly fallen apart after the drastic and sudden dismissal of captain Virat Kohli. The Indian skipper has departed for a Golden Duck which is very uncharacteristic of him. As it now stands, India have scored 112/4 in 44 overs and trail by 71 runs. The fall of as many as 4 wickets in quick succession has shifted their momentum and the English pacers have now pinned the Indians against the wall.

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The day started off to be exceedingly well for the visitors after the partnership of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma brought in a good deal of runs. Both the openers seemed to be in good shape and were unhazed against the fierce pace attack of England.

Rohit Sharma was the first to go down after a well made 36 off 107. In at Chetteshwar Pujara did not do well in playing the role of Rohit’s apt replacement as he departed after making just 5 runs. Captain Virat Kohli then came in to take charge of the innings but then the most unexpected thing happened. English pacer Jimmy Anderson got the better of Virat Kohli on the very first delivery and his lethal out-swing got a big edge of Virat’s bat and ended up in the Keeper’s gloves comfortably. The reaction of Kohli said it all who was himself shocked at his dismissal.

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The battle between Virat Kohli and Jimmy Anderson was the most anticipated one ahead of the test series and the pacer has clearly won their face-off in the first match.

India’s KL Rahul is the lone-man standing at 57 off 147 and he is being supported by wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant.

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