Joe Root © Getty Images
Joe Root © Getty Images

Jul 21, 2014

Joe Root has scored his half-century on Day Five of the second Test between England and India at Lord’s. England are chasing 319 to win and now they are withing 150 runs of winning this Test match. They have lost four wickets, but Moeen Ali and Root have put up a very good partnership.

Root got to his half-century by smashing three boundaries off an Ishant Sharma over. It has been a good innings in the face of a huge task. England were 105 for four at the start of the day and now England would be feeling very nervous. This pair have completed their 100-run stand.

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