India’s number 3 Cheteshwar Pujara and number 4 Virat Kohli formed a brilliant partnership on Day 1 of the ongoing second Test of the 5-match series between India and England. Both, Pujara and Kohli, batted with a lot of patience of maturity and put India in a very strong position at the end of day’s play.
India lost two both the openers, KL Rahul and Murali Vijay, very quickly and the responsibility of setting a good first innings score was on Pujara and Kohli’s shoulders. Both, Kohli and Pujara scored hundreds and allowed India to take a strong hold on the match.
Kohli and Pujara stabilized the Indian innings but there was one particular over where the duo’s understanding of each other was deeply tested. There were a few occasions when Kohli and Pujara made Indian cricket fans worried with their running between the wickets. Watch it here: