result
1st Test, Chennai, Feb 5 - 9 2021, England tour of India
578 & 178
(58.1 ov, target 420)337 & 192
England won by 227 runs
player of the match
Joe Root
England
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Rory Burns c †Pant b Ashwin33601062055.00
Dom Sibley lbw b Bumrah8728638212030.41
Dan Lawrence lbw b Bumrah059000.00
Joe Root (c)lbw b Nadeem21837753619257.82
Ben Stokes c Pujara b Nadeem8211815710369.49
Ollie Pope lbw b Ashwin34891063038.20
Jos Buttler  b I Sharma3051595058.82
Dom Bess lbw b Bumrah341051196032.38
Jofra Archer  b I Sharma011000.00
Jack Leach not out 1457832024.56
James Anderson  b Ashwin11217008.33
Extras(b 7, lb 17, nb 20, w 1)45
TOTAL(190.1 Ov, RR: 3.03)578
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Rory Burns, 23.5 ov), 2-63 (Dan Lawrence, 25.4 ov), 3-263 (Dom Sibley, 89.3 ov), 4-387 (Ben Stokes, 126.1 ov), 5-473 (Ollie Pope, 152.2 ov), 6-477 (Joe Root, 153.6 ov), 7-525 (Jos Buttler, 169.2 ov), 8-525 (Jofra Archer, 169.3 ov), 9-567 (Dom Bess, 185.3 ov), 10-578 (James Anderson, 190.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ishant Sharma2775221.921385005
Jasprit Bumrah3678432.331727017
Ravichandran Ashwin55.1514632.6425313302
Shahbaz Nadeem44416723.7918419206
Washington Sundar2629803.7610615000
Rohit Sharma20703.5050000
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Rohit Sharma c †Buttler b Archer69151066.66
Shubman Gill c Anderson b Archer29284750103.57
Cheteshwar Pujara c Burns b Bess7314322211051.04
Virat Kohli (c)c Pope b Bess1148690022.91
Ajinkya Rahane c Root b Bess16100016.66
Rishabh Pant c Leach b Bess918813795103.40
Washington Sundar not out 8513820112261.59
Ravichandran Ashwin c †Buttler b Leach31911263134.06
Shahbaz Nadeem c Stokes b Leach01224000.00
Ishant Sharma c Pope b Anderson411161036.36
Jasprit Bumrah c Stokes b Anderson0212000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 1)6
TOTAL(95.5 Ov, RR: 3.51)337
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Rohit Sharma, 3.3 ov), 2-44 (Shubman Gill, 9.2 ov), 3-71 (Virat Kohli, 24.4 ov), 4-73 (Ajinkya Rahane, 26.3 ov), 5-192 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 50.4 ov), 6-225 (Rishabh Pant, 56.4 ov), 7-305 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 86.2 ov), 8-312 (Shahbaz Nadeem, 90.5 ov), 9-323 (Ishant Sharma, 93.5 ov), 10-337 (Jasprit Bumrah, 95.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
James Anderson16.554622.73837100
Jofra Archer2137523.579312001
Ben Stokes611602.66262000
Jack Leach24510524.37989500
Dom Bess2657642.9212011100
Joe Root201407.0071100
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Rory Burns c Rahane b Ashwin011000.00
Dom Sibley c Pujara b Ashwin1637402043.24
Dan Lawrence lbw b I Sharma1847611038.29
Joe Root (c)lbw b Bumrah40327070125.00
Ben Stokes c †Pant b Ashwin712161058.33
Ollie Pope c RG Sharma b Nadeem2832613087.50
Jos Buttler st †Pant b Nadeem2440812160.00
Dom Bess lbw b Ashwin2555623045.45
Jofra Archer  b Ashwin510210050.00
Jack Leach not out 818172044.44
James Anderson c & b Ashwin023000.00
Extras(nb 7)7
TOTAL(46.3 Ov, RR: 3.82)178
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Rory Burns, 0.1 ov), 2-32 (Dom Sibley, 10.6 ov), 3-58 (Dan Lawrence, 15.3 ov), 4-71 (Ben Stokes, 18.1 ov), 5-101 (Joe Root, 23.5 ov), 6-130 (Ollie Pope, 28.4 ov), 7-165 (Jos Buttler, 41.2 ov), 8-167 (Dom Bess, 42.1 ov), 9-178 (Jofra Archer, 46.1 ov), 10-178 (James Anderson, 46.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ravichandran Ashwin17.326163.48777003
Shahbaz Nadeem1526624.40628103
Ishant Sharma712413.42272000
Jasprit Bumrah602614.33264001
Washington Sundar10101.0050000
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 420 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Rohit Sharma  b Leach1220231160.00
Shubman Gill  b Anderson50831047160.24
Cheteshwar Pujara c Stokes b Leach1538561039.47
Virat Kohli (c) b Stokes721041539069.23
Ajinkya Rahane  b Anderson035000.00
Rishabh Pant c Root b Anderson1119252057.89
Washington Sundar c †Buttler b Bess059000.00
Ravichandran Ashwin c †Buttler b Leach946781019.56
Shahbaz Nadeem c Burns b Leach01316000.00
Ishant Sharma not out 515191033.33
Jasprit Bumrah c †Buttler b Archer441510100.00
Extras(b 8, lb 5, nb 1)14
TOTAL(58.1 Ov, RR: 3.30)192
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Rohit Sharma, 5.3 ov), 2-58 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 19.3 ov), 3-92 (Shubman Gill, 26.2 ov), 4-92 (Ajinkya Rahane, 26.5 ov), 5-110 (Rishabh Pant, 32.3 ov), 6-117 (Washington Sundar, 33.5 ov), 7-171 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 51.2 ov), 8-179 (Virat Kohli, 54.3 ov), 9-179 (Shahbaz Nadeem, 55.3 ov), 10-192 (Jasprit Bumrah, 58.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jofra Archer9.142312.50442100
Jack Leach2647642.9212110001
James Anderson1141731.54562000
Dom Bess805016.25236100
Ben Stokes411313.25203000
MATCH DETAILS
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of IndiaICC World Test Championship
Season2020/21
Player Of The Match
Joe Root
Joe Root
Series resultEngland led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 2409
Hours of play (local time)9.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30
Match days5,6,7,8,9 February 2021 - day(5-day match)
Umpires
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Anil Chaudhary
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Nitin Menon
TV Umpire
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Chettithody Shamshuddin
Reserve Umpire
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Virender Sharma
Match Referee
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Javagal Srinath
PointsEngland 30, India 0
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 05 Feb - day 1 -England 1st innings 263/3 (Joe Root 128*, 89.3 ov)
Sat, 06 Feb - day 2 -England 1st innings 555/8 (Dom Bess 28*, Jack Leach 6*, 180 ov)
Sun, 07 Feb - day 3 -India 1st innings 257/6 (Washington Sundar 33*, Ravichandran Ashwin 8*, 74 ov)
Mon, 08 Feb - day 4 -India 2nd innings 39/1 (Shubman Gill 15*, Cheteshwar Pujara 12*, 13 ov)
Tue, 09 Feb - day 5 -India 2nd innings 192/10 (58.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • England 1st innings
  • Drinks: England - 26/0 in 12.0 overs (RJ Burns 12, DP Sibley 13)
  • England: 50 runs in 19.3 overs (119 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 119 balls (RJ Burns 25, DP Sibley 24, Ex 2)
  • Lunch: England - 67/2 in 27.0 overs (DP Sibley 26, JE Root 4)
  • Drinks: England - 91/2 in 41.0 overs (DP Sibley 35, JE Root 17)
  • England: 100 runs in 43.3 overs (267 balls), Extras 6
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 132 balls (DP Sibley 18, JE Root 30, Ex 2)
  • DP Sibley: 50 off 159 balls (7 x 4)
  • Tea: England - 140/2 in 57.0 overs (DP Sibley 53, JE Root 45)
  • JE Root: 50 off 110 balls (6 x 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 59.2 overs (366 balls), Extras 10
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 234 balls (DP Sibley 34, JE Root 60, Ex 6)
  • England: 200 runs in 73.4 overs (453 balls), Extras 11
  • Drinks: England - 205/2 in 74.0 overs (DP Sibley 67, JE Root 94)
  • 3rd Wicket: 150 runs in 305 balls (DP Sibley 45, JE Root 98, Ex 7)
  • JE Root: 100 off 164 balls (12 x 4)
  • New ball taken at 81.1 overs
  • England: 250 runs in 84.4 overs (519 balls), Extras 15
  • 3rd Wicket: 200 runs in 383 balls (DP Sibley 61, JE Root 128, Ex 11)
  • End Of Day: England - 263/3 in 89.3 overs (JE Root 128)
  • Over 89.3: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - Nitin Menon, Batsman - DP Sibley (Struck down)
Day 2
  • England: 300 runs in 103.2 overs (631 balls), Extras 15
  • Drinks: England - 303/3 in 104.0 overs (JE Root 142, BA Stokes 26)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 106 balls (JE Root 19, BA Stokes 31, Ex 0)
  • Over 107.4: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - Nitin Menon, Batsman - BA Stokes (Struck down)
  • Over 108.2: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - AK Chaudhary, Batsman - JE Root (Struck down)
  • JE Root: 150 off 260 balls (16 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • BA Stokes: 50 off 73 balls (6 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • England: 350 runs in 117.4 overs (717 balls), Extras 15
  • Lunch: England - 355/3 in 119.0 overs (JE Root 156, BA Stokes 63)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 190 balls (JE Root 33, BA Stokes 65, Ex 2)
  • England: 400 runs in 131.2 overs (801 balls), Extras 18
  • Drinks: England - 400/4 in 132.0 overs (JE Root 175, OJ Pope 5)
  • Over 138.6: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - AK Chaudhary, Batsman - OJ Pope (Struck down)
  • JE Root: 200 off 341 balls (19 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 100 balls (JE Root 33, OJ Pope 17, Ex 2)
  • England: 450 runs in 145.2 overs (886 balls), Extras 19
  • Tea: England - 454/4 in 147.0 overs (JE Root 209, OJ Pope 24)
  • Over 153.6: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - Nitin Menon, Batsman - JE Root (Struck down)
  • England: 500 runs in 164.5 overs (1004 balls), Extras 22
  • Drinks: England - 501/6 in 165.0 overs (JC Buttler 22, DM Bess 3)
  • England: 550 runs in 178.3 overs (1089 balls), Extras 32
  • End Of Day: England - 555/8 in 180.0 overs (DM Bess 28, MJ Leach 6)
Day 3
  • New ball taken at 185.3 overs
  • Innings Break: England - 578/10 in 190.1 overs (MJ Leach 14)
  • India 1st innings
  • India: 50 runs in 10.2 overs (62 balls), Extras 0
  • Lunch: India - 59/2 in 14.0 overs (CA Pujara 20, V Kohli 4)
  • Drinks: India - 73/4 in 26.3 overs (CA Pujara 26)
  • India: 100 runs in 31.4 overs (190 balls), Extras 0
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 52 balls (CA Pujara 12, RR Pant 41, Ex 0)
  • CA Pujara: 50 off 106 balls (7 x 4)
  • India: 150 runs in 39.5 overs (239 balls), Extras 0
  • RR Pant: 50 off 40 balls (4 x 4, 4 x 6)
  • Tea: India - 154/4 in 41.0 overs (CA Pujara 53, RR Pant 54)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 121 balls (CA Pujara 35, RR Pant 68, Ex 0)
  • India: 200 runs in 51.6 overs (312 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: India - 221/5 in 56.0 overs (RR Pant 87, Washington Sundar 14)
  • Over 63.2: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - AK Chaudhary, Batsman - Washington Sundar (Struck down)
  • Over 65.1: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - AK Chaudhary, Batsman - Washington Sundar (Struck down)
  • India: 250 runs in 71.1 overs (427 balls), Extras 1
  • End Of Day: India - 257/6 in 74.0 overs (Washington Sundar 33, R Ashwin 8)
Day 4
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 129 balls (Washington Sundar 33, R Ashwin 15, Ex 5)
  • Washington Sundar: 50 off 82 balls (9 x 4)
  • New ball taken at 81.3 overs
  • India: 300 runs in 85.1 overs (511 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: India - 307/7 in 88.0 overs (Washington Sundar 59, S Nadeem 0)
  • Innings Break: India - 337/10 in 95.5 overs (Washington Sundar 85)
  • England 2nd innings
  • Lunch: England - 1/1 in 2.0 overs (DP Sibley 0, DW Lawrence 0)
  • Over 6.5: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - AK Chaudhary, Batsman - DW Lawrence (Struck down)
  • England: 50 runs in 14.2 overs (89 balls), Extras 3
  • Over 15.3: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - Nitin Menon, Batsman - DW Lawrence (Struck down)
  • Drinks: England - 64/3 in 17.0 overs (JE Root 26, BA Stokes 1)
  • Over 20.1: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - AK Chaudhary, Batsman - OJ Pope (Upheld)
  • Over 21.2: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - Nitin Menon, Batsman - JE Root (Struck down)
  • England: 100 runs in 23.4 overs (147 balls), Extras 5
  • Tea: England - 119/5 in 27.0 overs (OJ Pope 18, JC Buttler 14)
  • England: 150 runs in 38.0 overs (235 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: England - 165/7 in 41.2 overs (DM Bess 25)
  • Over 42.1: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - AK Chaudhary, Batsman - DM Bess (Struck down)
  • Innings Break: England - 178/10 in 46.3 overs (MJ Leach 8)
  • India 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: India - 39/1 in 13.0 overs (Shubman Gill 15, CA Pujara 12)
Day 5
  • India: 50 runs in 15.5 overs (96 balls), Extras 1
  • Shubman Gill: 50 off 81 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Over 26.4: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - Nitin Menon, Batsman - AM Rahane (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Drinks: India - 92/4 in 26.5 overs (V Kohli 10)
  • India: 100 runs in 29.2 overs (177 balls), Extras 5
  • Over 33.5: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - AK Chaudhary, Batsman - Washington Sundar (Upheld)
  • Lunch: India - 144/6 in 39.0 overs (V Kohli 45, R Ashwin 2)
  • India: 150 runs in 41.2 overs (249 balls), Extras 9
  • V Kohli: 50 off 74 balls (6 x 4)
  • Over 47.3: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - AK Chaudhary, Batsman - R Ashwin (Struck down)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 98 balls (V Kohli 38, R Ashwin 9, Ex 5)
  • Drinks: India - 175/7 in 54.0 overs (V Kohli 68, S Nadeem 0)