In response to India’s huge goal after lunch, the lack of experience in Afghanistan’s batting was clearly visible and the whole team was out by 109 runs. In this way, India got a 365-run lead on the first innings. Except for Mohammad Nabi, none of the batsmen in Afghanistan have survived for long.
Nabi was the top scorer with 24 runs. On behalf of the Indian team, Ravichandran Ashwin took 4 wickets. In addition, Ishant Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja also took 2 wickets.
The first session, In the first session of the second day’s play, the Indian innings ended at 474 runs. Playing ahead of the score of 347/6 yesterday, the Indian team scored 127 runs today. The team got the first blow of the day as Ravichandran Ashwin, who scored 18 runs off Ahmedzai’s delivery. After this, there was a wonderful partnership of 67 for the 8th wicket between Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja.
Both batsmen looked at the good rhythm and played some great strokes. In the meantime, Hardik Pandya completed his half-century by putting a brilliant start. When it seemed that these two batsmen would make a big partnership, Jadeja would have lost his wicket in the process of playing a big shot. Before the dismissal of Mohammad Nabi, he scored 20 runs. After the dismissal of Jadeja, Hardik Pandya was also dismissed, he scored 71 runs.
After this Umesh Yadav played brilliant innings in the lower order, he made two half-centuries and one chain in the same over of the loyalist. Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma shared 34-run partnership for the last wicket. Umesh Yadav remained unbeaten on 21 off 21 balls, while Ishant Sharma scored 8 runs. On behalf of Afghanistan, Yamin Ahmadzai took 3 and loyalist took 2 wickets.