India lost the test in Hyderabad after strong performances from Pope and Hartley

The Indian Cricket Team lost the first test match at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad from an advantageous position. The England Cricket Team won the match by 28 runs due to the strong performances by Ollie Pope and Tom Hartley.

In the first inning, India bowled out England for just 246 runs in 64 overs. Stokes was the only batter who gave competition to the home team with a knock of 70 runs from 88 balls. The duo of Jadeja and Ashwin took three wickets each, with Axar and Bumrah getting two. In reply to this, India scored a great score of 436 runs, with Jaiswal (80), KL Rahul (86), and Jadeja (87) contributing to the total. Related: Indian Cricket Team Full Schedule for 2024

Players like Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, KS Bharat, and Axar Patel contributed in small amounts.

England held their ground in the second inning and frustrated the bowlers. The batters adopted an aggressive approach against the bowlers. Ollie Pope played a counter-attacking inning with a score of 196 on 278 balls. This inning featured 21 fours with a strike rate of 70.50. Also read: Shamar Joseph led West Indies to a historic win, beat Australia in Gabba after 27 years

Debutant Tom Hartley made the Indian batters stumble for a challenging target of 231 in the last inning. The English spinner took seven wickets in 26 overs. His performance showed his worth to all the cricket lovers in the world.

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