Ruthless Root dominates India: 2nd Test, Day 3 (Lords)

Skipper Joe Root made a second successive Test century against India in the space of a week to edge England ahead.

Root’s superb 180 not out was supported by Jonny Bairstow, whose 57 was his first Test half-century for two years.

England ended in 391 all out, 27 ahead of India.

England 391 (Root 180*, Bairstow 57, Siraj 4-94, Ishant 3-69) lead India 364 (Rahul 129, Anderson 5-62) by 27 runs.

Aug 2021.

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