English opener Keaton Jennings made century in his debut Test against India

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Saturday, December 10th, 2016 | 0

24 years old England national team batsman Keaton Jennings has already made his international debut in long format cricket against India in last 8th December, 2016 where he also made his inaugural century. Through this century, he has become the first English player after Billy Griffith who made his debut match century. Though, he yet to make any One Day International appearances with the national team but played plenty first class matches. Team England will play three ODI with Men in Blues and Keaton Jennings would perhaps get a chance to make his international ODI debut then.

However, England suffered a lot about their opener problem since long and failed to find a opening partner of Alastair Cook but finally Keaton Jennings has arrived at the national team and it seems that they have got their long time solution.

Keaton Jennings made century

However, English cricket is currently travelling India to play a complete tournament with them which tournament consists of five Tests, three ODIs (One Day Internationals) and three T20 Internationals matches. They have already played three Test matches where India won twice and rest match was drawn. Now, they are playing their fourth match.

In their 4th match, team England won the toss and elected to bat and they successfully added a plenty of runs to the score board. They scored 400 runs with all wickets where Jennings is the lead scorer with his brilliant 112 runs by playing 219 balls. For India, Ravichandran Ashwin has taken six wickets in exchange for 112 runs with his 44 overs. English captain Cook scored 46 where Buttler scored 76 and M. Ali scored a fifty.

On the other side, come to at bat, Men in Blue has scored 418 runs by losing seven wickets at the 3rd day by last update. Murali Vijay scored 136 runs highest for Indian team. The skipper of India, Virat Kohli is still at the bat who has already made century. As a result, they lead by 18 runs already in the first innings.

Team India has won two matches out of three and rest one was drawn and now, they are looking forward to ensure their series winning. If they can able to manage win or drawn this match, then the Test series will be their.

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