On Friday, India vs England four matches test series commenced with the opening test match in Chennai. In the first test match, England after winning the toss opted to bat first. Meanwhile, an unusual thing has attracted everyone as the England team is wearing black armbands. Here is the reason why the English team are up on the field with armbands.
Here’s Is Why English Team Wearing Black Armbands
During the first test match between England and India at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, England team seen with black armbands pulled the attention of everyone. The black armbands in the arms of English player are not the sign of supporting any worldwide movement but they are tributing respect to their war hero. Actually, earlier in this week, English war hero Captain Sir Tom died at the age of 100 after struggling with the Corona Virus.
England cricket team is wearing black armbands to pay respect to their war veteran Captain Sir Tom but not for supporting any worldwide movement.
First Session Summary, India vs England, 1st Test
Earlier, England after winning the toss decided to bat first at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Meanwhile, English openers give good start with their willows but at the end of the first session England lost two back to back wickets and India commanded up.
Rory Burns scored 33 runs off 60 balls before getting out and the English second opener Dominic Sibley, who is still on the crease along with Joe Root, is batting on the score 26 off 96 balls. England lost the second wicket in the name of Daniel Lawrence, who couldn’t even get open his account in the first innings.
From India, R. Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah took 1-1 wicket and make India’s come back in the first session.