IND vs ENG, 2nd Test: Pant hits unbeaten half century, India all out for 329

Last Updated: Sunday, 14 February 2021 (11:44 IST)
Chennai: Left hander hit an unbeaten half century, as were bowled out for 329 runs on the second morning of the second cricket test against here on Sunday.

Resuming at the overnight score of 300 for six, India's innings lasted only 7.5 overs today, losing four wickets for 29 runs.
 
lost two wickets in the second over of the day bowled by offie Moeen Ali. First, overnight batsman and debutant Axar Patel was brilliantly stumped by Foakes and two balls later, Ishant Sharma was caught by Burns.
 
However, Pant, who is in good form, hit two fours and two sixers to reach his half century, his fifth, before pacer Olly Stone wrapped up the innings removing Kuldeep Yadav and Md Siraj in a space of five balls, leaving Pant stranded on unbeaten 58 (77b 7x4, 3x6).
 
For England, Moeen Ali claimed four wickets, Stone picked up three wickets and left armer Jack Leach bagged two.
 
Following is the scoreboard:
 
India (first innings):
 
Rohit sharma c Moeen Ali b Jack Leach 161 
Shubman Gill lbw Stone 0
Cheteswar Pujara c Stokes b Jack Leach 21
b Moeen Ali 0
Ajinkya Rahane b Moeen Ali 67
Rishab Pant (not out) 58
R Ashwin b Pope b Root 13
Axar Patel st Foakes b Moeen Ali 5
Ishant Sharma c Burns b Moeen Ali 0
Kuldeep Yadav c Foakes b Stone 0
Md Siraj c foakes b Stone 4
 
Total: 329 all out in 95.5 overs.
 
Fall of wickets: 1-0, 2-85, 3-86, 4248, 5-249, 6-284, 7-301, 8-301, 9-325, 10-329.
 
Bowling:
 
Stuart Broad 11-2-37-0
Olly Stone 15.5-5-47-3
Jack Leach 27-3-78-2
Ben Stokes 2-0-16-0
Moeen Ali 29-3-128-4
11-3-23-1. (UNI)