VIDEO: India vs England, 1st Test, Edgbaston, Day 1 highlights

Virat Kohli’s Team India made a very promising start to the Test series against England, reducing the hosts to 285/9 at the end of day one at Edgbaston.

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England skipper Joe Root had no hesitation in batting after the won the toss on Wednesday, and his stroke-filled innings of 80 had set the team on course for a dominant display. But his demise, courtesy a brilliant pick-and-throw from Kohli at midwicket, and one followed by a ‘mic drop’ celebration, saw England lose six wickets for 69 runs.

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For India, the sole spinner named in their XI, R Ashwin, was the pick of the bowlers with 4/60 while the returning Mohammed Shami had figures of 2/64.

Here’s CricketCountry’s recap of the first day’s play: