Twitter reactions: Joe Root helps England bounce back in Lords Test

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  • Joe Root played an unbeaten knock of 180 runs.

  • England scored 391 runs in their first innings and are leading India by 27 runs.

Twitter reactions: Joe Root helps England bounce back in Lords Test
Joe Root (Image Source: Twitter)
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England captain Joe Root completely dominated the proceedings on Day 3 of the ongoing second Test against India at Lords Cricket Ground in London. His sensational hundred in the game helped England bounce back after India posted a strong total of 364 on the board in their first innings.

Root played an unbeaten knock of 180 runs from 321 balls, laced with 18 boundaries. Riding on Root’s impressive effort with the willow, England scored 391 runs in their first innings, leading the visitors by 27 runs.

Joe Root’s Test hundreds at Lord’s:

  • 180 vs Australia, 2013
  • 200*vs Sri Lanka, 2014
  • 190 vs South Africa 2017
  • 180*vs India, 2021

Apart from the English skipper, Jonny Bairstow also made a valuable contribution. The right-handed batter scored 57 runs off 107 deliveries.

For India, Mohammed Siraj picked up a four-wicket haul for 94 runs. Similarly, Ishant Sharma bagged three scalps for 69 runs.

Here is how Twitter reacted:

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