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India Finishes First Innings at 477 in INDvsENG Fifth Test as Jimmy Anderson Claims 700th Test Wicket

Kuldeep Yadav (30) fell prey to Jimmy Anderson's 700th wicket as India secured a commanding first-innings lead of 259 runs. They wrapped up their innings in just 20 minutes after the start of play.

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Dharamshala, Mar 09 (The Street Press India) – Jimmy Anderson, the remarkable bowler, achieved a historic milestone by taking 700 wickets in Test cricket, making him the first pace bowler ever to do so. Meanwhile, India wrapped up their first innings with a strong total of 477 runs on the third morning of the final match held on Saturday.

Kuldeep Yadav, aged 30, fell victim to Jimmy Anderson’s 700th wicket milestone. With India all out within just 20 minutes of play resuming, they secured a significant first-innings lead of 259 runs.

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Vice-captain Jasprit Bumrah, scoring 20 runs, partnered with Kuldeep Yadav to add 49 runs for the ninth wicket. However, off-spinner Shoaib Bashir ended the Indian innings with his second five-wicket haul, claiming figures of 5/173 in 46.1 overs.

India secured a substantial first-innings lead earlier, thanks to centuries by skipper Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill, along with impressive half-centuries from Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sarfaraz Khan, and debutant Devdutt Padikkal.

Brief Scores:

  • England: 218
  • India: 477 all out in 124.1 overs
  • Top scorers: Rohit Sharma (103), Shubman Gill (110), Yashasvi Jaiswal (57), Sarfaraz Khan (56), Devdutt Padikkal (65)
  • Leading wicket-taker: Shoaib Bashir (5/173)
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