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Mark Wood and Sarfaraz Khan exchange Words in Dharamsala Test

Indian cricketer Sarfaraz Khan and England’s Mark Wood were involved in an altercation and also exchanged a few words on day 02 of the fifth test of England’s tour of India 2024.

Mark Wood and Sarfaraz Khan exchange Words

England’s bowlers struggled against India’s batting show in the first innings. Mark Wood went wicketless and conceded more than six runs per over which made him quite restless.

After the dismissal of centurions, Sarfaraz Khan came to bat where he put up a good show scoring his third fifty in five innings. In the 76th over of the innings, Sarfaraz Khan took a right-arm pacer scoring a boundary over the bowler’s head.

Wood tried a dot ball next, but Sarfaraz Khan ramped the ball over the wicket-keeper and slip cordon which went for a boundary. Wood was frustrated and kicked the ball toward the stumps after the fourth ball where the batter and pacer exchanged a few words as well.

Coming to the match, England chose to bat first and scored 218 runs where Zak Crawley was the only scorer smashing 79 runs on 108 deliveries including 11 fours and one six. Kuldeep Yadav collapsed the England’s top-order batting line-up.

Duckett, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, and Ben Foakes are the other scorers of the first innings of the fifth test. Jonny Bairstow completed 6000 test runs at Dharamsala where he scored 29 runs. Kuldeep Yadav bagged five wickets while Ashwin became handy with his fourth test in his 100th test match.

England was sent out with 218 runs on the 58th over of the match. With a trail of 218 runs, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Rohit Sharma opened the innings on day 01 in the fifth test.

Their partnership made 104 runs for the first wicket where Yashasvi Jaiswal smashed 57 runs on 58 deliveries before being dismissed by Shoaib Bashir.

Shubman Gill came to bat and scored 26* runs while Rohit Sharma scored 52* runs by the end of day 01. Resuming the match on day 02, Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma both scored a century. with the dismissal of Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill was sent out with 110 runs by James Anderson.

Devdutt Padikkal smashed a half-century during his test debut. He scored 65 runs before being dismissed by Shoaib Bashir. The bowler dismissed Sarfaraz Khan for 56 runs.

With Dhruv Jurel and Ravindra Jadeja dismissed for 15 runs each, Ashwin was sent out on a duck. Kuldeep Yadav scored 17 runs at the time of writing at HPCA Stadium.

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