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In pics: Akash Deep enjoys dream debut but Joe Root's Bazball-defying ton steers England's recovery in 4th Test

Published on Feb 23, 2024 05:36 PM IST
  • Akash Deep picked three wickets but the first day belonged to Joe Root, whose conservative approach earned him a 31st Test century in Ranchi
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India's Akash Deep enjoyed a stellar first day in Test cricket, as he picked three wickets in the opening session; here, he celebrates the wicket of Zak Crawley (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 23, 2024 05:36 PM IST

India's Akash Deep enjoyed a stellar first day in Test cricket, as he picked three wickets in the opening session; here, he celebrates the wicket of Zak Crawley (PTI)

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Given a lifeline as Akash Deep stepped outside the line on a wicket-taking ball in the first session, Crawley took on the Indian pacers early in the English innings.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Given a lifeline as Akash Deep stepped outside the line on a wicket-taking ball in the first session, Crawley took on the Indian pacers early in the English innings.(AP)

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Akash Deep was the star of India's first session, as he dismissed Ben Duckett (11), Ollie Pope (0), and Zak Crawley (42) to put England under instant pressure. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Akash Deep was the star of India's first session, as he dismissed Ben Duckett (11), Ollie Pope (0), and Zak Crawley (42) to put England under instant pressure. (AP)

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Ravichandran Ashwin, then, dismissed Jonny Bairstow to add to England's troubles (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ravichandran Ashwin, then, dismissed Jonny Bairstow to add to England's troubles (PTI)

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Joe Root, however, held one end as he showed a conservative approach; a deviation from his previous outings in the series where he was dismissed while attempting significantly aggressive strokes(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Joe Root, however, held one end as he showed a conservative approach; a deviation from his previous outings in the series where he was dismissed while attempting significantly aggressive strokes(PTI)

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Amid the flow of wickets, England eventually found some stability thanks to the 112-run stand between Joe Root (L) and Ben Foakes(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Amid the flow of wickets, England eventually found some stability thanks to the 112-run stand between Joe Root (L) and Ben Foakes(REUTERS)

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Mohammed Siraj eventually inflicted the big blow on England, as he denied Ben Foakes a half-century (47), and then dismissed Tom Hartley (13) as well.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mohammed Siraj eventually inflicted the big blow on England, as he denied Ben Foakes a half-century (47), and then dismissed Tom Hartley (13) as well.(AFP)

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Joe Root (R) and Ollie Robinson stitched an important stand after the dismissals of Ben Foakes and Tom Hartley, sharing an unbeaten 57-run stand for the eighth wicket(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Joe Root (R) and Ollie Robinson stitched an important stand after the dismissals of Ben Foakes and Tom Hartley, sharing an unbeaten 57-run stand for the eighth wicket(PTI)

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Joe Root silenced his critics in his typical batting style, as he celebrated his 31st Test century and a tenth against India. He remained unbeaten on 106, as England reached 302/7 at Stumps on Day 1(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 23, 2024 05:36 PM IST

Joe Root silenced his critics in his typical batting style, as he celebrated his 31st Test century and a tenth against India. He remained unbeaten on 106, as England reached 302/7 at Stumps on Day 1(PTI)

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