Pant’s hundred puts India in charge against England

  • Published on: Mar 05, 2021 - 12:24 PM
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Pant’s hundred puts India in charge against England Rishabh Pant’s dazzling century ensured India repelled a Ben Stokes-led England fightback on a compelling second day of the final Test in Ahmedabad. In extreme heat, Stokes’ huge effort brought the wickets of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma to help reduce India to 146-6 in reply to England’s 205. But Pant counter-attacked in thrilling style, climbing into a tiring England attack for 101 from 118 balls, with 13 fours and two sixes. Pant shared a seventh-wicket stand of 113 with Washington Sundar, who remained unbeaten on 60 as India reached 294-7, 89 ahead. Leading 2-1, India need to avoid d …
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