In Pics: Root picks maiden five-for to bundle out India in pink-ball Test

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Last updated on - Feb 25, 2021, 18:08 IST

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Root emulates Bob Willis

England skipper Joe Root became the first England skipper since Bob Willis in 1983 to take a Test five-for and claimed his maiden Test five-wicket haul on day 2 of the day-night third Test against India on Thursday. (BCCI Photo)

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Root strikes on his first ball

While Jack Leach got rid of Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma early on Day 2, Root replaced fast bowler James Anderson and struck with his first ball to have Rishabh Pant caught behind for one. (BCCI Photo)

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Root deceives Sundar in style

While Sundar was a classic off-spinner dismissal for Root, Axar tried to attack the spinner from the word go and ended up giving a simple catch to Sibley at short extra cover. (BCCI Photo)

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Root traps Bumrah to claim fiver

Root continued his great run with the ball as he wrapped up the tail by sending back R Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah to return incredible figures of 5 wickets for just 8 runs in 6.2 overs. (BCCI Photo)

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