India defeated England by 151 runs at the historic Lord’s Ground on Monday to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match Test series. On the fifth and final day of the match, India set a target of 272 in 60 overs against England, but the fast bowlers led by Mohammad Siraj defeated the English team by just 120 runs. Siraj finished England’s innings with a clean bowling of James Anderson and gave his team a memorable victory. As soon as Anderson was out, Siraj started running with the stump. With him the whole team started running on the field. The video is becoming quite viral on the social networking site.
IND vs ENG: India have won their third win at Lord’s, taking a 1-0 lead in the series
In this match, Siraj hit England in both innings. As in the second innings, he took a maximum of four wickets in the first innings. Jaspreet Bumrah took three, Ishant Sharma two and Mohammad Shami one wicket in the second innings. It was India’s third win at Lord’s in 19 matches. He had first won this historic ground in 1986 and 2014.
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India started the game with a six-wicket haul of 181 runs. The team was expecting big innings from wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant, but it was not possible. He was only able to score 22 runs. But it was followed by an unbeaten 89 between Jaspreet Bumrah and Mohammad Shami for the ninth wicket. Shami completed the second fifty of his Test career. Virat then declared the innings at 298-8. Virat was the first captain to announce an innings on this ground in 89 years of Indian history.