India vs Leicestershire, Tour Match, Day 2 Live Score Updates: Leicestershire 4 Down As Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami Strike; Focus On Rishabh Pant | Cricket News

IND vs LEI, Tour Match, Day 2 Live Score Updates:India declared on their overnight score of 246/8 and now the focus would be on the likes of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj to see if they can make the ball talk against Leicestershire on Day 2 of the ongoing tour game.  It was KS Bharat who helped India go past the 200-run mark after  the top-order fell cheaply. Virat Kohli made a well made 33, but he was given out to a dubious on-field call. Skipper Rohit Sharma made 25 while Shubman Gill scored 21. At stumps on Day 1, India’s score read 246/8 with Bharat (70*) and Mohammed Shami (18*) at the crease. For Leicestershire, Roman Walker, who is yet to play a first-class game, took five wickets. Walked dismissed  Rohit Sharma, Hanuma Vihari, Ravindra JadejaVirat Kohli and Shardul Thakur.

Here are the Live Score Updates of India vs Leicestershire, Tour Match, Day 2 from the Uptonsteel Cricket Ground

5:00 PM: LUNCH! Leicester 101/4 with Pant and Rishi Patel at crease

The first session saw the Indians taking four wickets with Siraj and Shami taking two wickets each. Leicestershire are 101/4, still trailing by 145 runs. Rishabh Pant and Rishi Patel are at the crease batting on 22 and 20 respectively.

16:37PM: FOUR! Pant moves onto 16

Rishabh Pant is playing his shots, forcing Siraj to tinker with his line! Four. Leicestershire 84/4

16:29PM: Siraj with his second! Evison departs! India firmly on top with Leicestershire 71/4.

Mohammed Siraj strikes once again, he gets his second! Evison departs after scoring 22 and the innings going bad to worse for Leicester.

16:28PM: Leicestershire apologises after live stream error on official YouTube channel

16:17 PM: Pant, Evison playing their shots!

Rishabh Pant and Evison are both playing their shots against Siraj and Thakur. Exciting phase of play ahead.

16:08 PM: Rishabh Pant out in the middle

Rishabh Pant has walked out to the middle and it needs to be seen what sort of approach he takes against Siraj and Shardul.

16:04PM: Mohammed Siraj with his first

Mohammed Siraj gets among the wickets. He dismisses Kimber for 31. Leicestershire 44/3.

15:58PM: Evison into the act! FOUR!

Shardul Thakur pitches one up, and Evison drives it straight down the ground for a FOUR! Brilliant shot.

15:54 PM: Siraj into the attack!

Mohammed Siraj has the ball in his hand and it needs to be seen whether he can make the red cherry talk just like Shami.

15:46 PM: Back to back fours for Kimber!

SHOT! Four! Class written all over it. Back to back fours for Kimber, is this sign of a counter-attack?

15:45 PM: Shot from Kimber! FOUR!

Kimber plays a perfect straight dive and the fielder is not able to stop it at mid-on, The ball races for a boundary!

15:38PM: Pujara dismissed for a duck

Mohammed Shami with the prized scalp. Pujara is bowled. The batter gets an inside edge and the ball is dragged back onto the stumps. Leicestershire 22/2

15:33 PM: Pujara walks out to the middle

All eyes would be on Cheteshwar Pujara as to how he performs against the likes of Umesh, Shami and Siraj.

15:26 PM: Shami with the breakthrough!

Mohammed Shami has the first wicket! Evans walks back, good length delivery, squares the batter up and he edges straight to first slip. Virat Kohli  with an easy grab.

15:23 PM: Snorter from Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav bowls a peach to Evans! The ball rises from good length and it carries through to wicketkeeper KS Bharat. Evans did well to evade the delivery.

15: 12 PM: India declare!!

India have declared on their overnight score of 246/8 and Leicestershire have started their innings. Kimber and Evans are opening the batting for Leicestershire.

Promoted

14:51 PM: All Eyes On KS Bharat

KS Bharat was at the top of his game on Day 1 as he helped India post a score of more than 200 and now he would look to bring up his century. He has Mohammed Shami for support at the other end. It needs to be seen how both approach the innings.

Topics mentioned in this article