On the first day of the fourth Test match between India and England at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad, a verbal battle broke out between Ben Stokes and Virat Kohli. The quarrel between the two was so high that the umpire had to intervene. Regarding the incident, fast bowler Mohammed Siraj has revealed that Ben Stokes used obscene words, then he told it to captain Kohli and tackled Virat Stokes. Indian bowlers were named on the first day of the Test. After scoring 205 in the first innings, England were all out. For India, Akshar Patel took four and Ravichandran Ashwin took three wickets.
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In a video that has gone viral on social media, Mohammed Siraj said Stokes had abused her when she spoke about the incident, and Siraj later told Virat. Kohli said something to Stokes about the use of vulgar words against his bowler, and a heated argument ensued between the two. There was enough talk between the umpires to come between the two players to appease them. Stokes played 55 runs in the first innings while Mohammad Siraj took two wickets.
India vs England: Learn about the Fourth Test from Akshar Patel’s stunning bowling to the stumps of Ben Stokes and Virat Kohli
By the end of the first day’s play, India lost 24 wickets by Shubman Gill. Earlier, England were all out for 205 in the first innings. Akshar Patel got four and Ravichandran Ashwin picked up three wickets from Team India. The Indian team made just one change in eleven matches for the fourth Test and replaced Mohammad Siraj with Jaspreet Bumrah. Notably, for personal reasons, Bumrah decided to withdraw from the fourth match. England are down for this match with two major spin bowlers. Brad has been replaced by Dominic Bess on the team. At the same time, Dan Lawrence is also included in Playing XI.