Watch latest cricket highlights of England vs India. IND vs ENG highlights oft he 2nd day of 4th Test played today on December 9, 2016. ENG vs IND cricket videos. Ravichandran Ashwin, once again made headlines when he got four wickets yesterday, three of these in final session. However England dominated most of the part by showing a miraculous rise from the ashes. A prolonged, healthy break from cricket seems to have rejuvenated their enervated energies that caused them two defeats in earlier matches. However Indian spinners’ sway in the last session should have alarm threatening bells in English camp. Today first session is of crucial importance. To some extent, this session will have a large share in deciding fate of the match.
If England batting survives first session today, they are likely to amass a very good total which will put Indian batting under pressure. A healthy lead in first innings has always been the most crucial factor in Test cricket which all the teams crave for. This is what England may be hoping to achieve so as to win 4th and 5th Test to level the series. However all depends on how they face menacing and elusive balls thrown by Ashwin.
The main story of the 1st day’s proceedings was that of a brilliant century from Debutant Keaton Jennings. He may be called finding of this series. A young man who came when his team was under huge pressure and also criticism at home. Such desperate times are not suitable for greenhorns who are trapped under the spell of continuous defeats and miss the train. However Jennings escaped from this sneer and earned his place as an opener.
Jennings 112 runs included 13 fours while he played 219 balls which shows his level of patience. This is what is expected by every batsman playing Test cricket.