India bundled out for 455 in first innings of second Test
Visakhapatnam, Nov 18 (IANS) India were bundled out for 455 in their first innings just after lunch on day two of the second Test against England at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Friday.
Resuming the day at 317/4, skipper Virat Kohli (167) and all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin (58) took India past the 350-run mark before England off-spinner Moeen Ali dragged the hosts back with three quick scalps in the morning session.
Ashwin, who registered his 8th Test half century, added 64 vital runs with debutant offie Jayant Yadav (35) for the eighth wicket to take India to 415/7 at lunch.
Coming back after the break, England managed to take the remaining three wickets with leg-spinner Adil Rashid accounting for Jayant and Umesh Yadav (13) while Ashwin fell prey to Ben Stokes.
For the visitors, comeback man James Anderson and Ali were the pick of the bowlers with three wickets each while Rashid took two. Pacers Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes chipped in with one wicket apiece.
Brief Scores: India 455 (Virat Kohli 167, Cheteshwar Pujara 119, Ravichandran Ashwin 58, James Anderson 3/62, Moeen Ali 3/98)