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Joe Root hits 7 successive fifty-plus scores in India, joins elite list with Javed Miandad and Alvin Kallicharran

The century that England captain Joe Root hit on Friday in his 100th Test coordinate is the seventh continuous fifty or more score against India in India in top notch that begins from 2012.

Joe Root’s century puts England in command against India. (AP Photo)

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Just Pakistan’s Javed Miandad has hit more progressive fifty or more scores against India

He has 8 scores of at least fifty in the country from a period that extends from 1980 to 1987

West Indies batsman Alvin Kallicharran has 7 such scores from 1974-1979

Britain captain Joe Root on Friday joined a world class rundown of players that incorporate any semblance of Pakistan incredible Javed Miandad and previous West Indies batsman Alvin Kallicharran by scoring a seventh progressive fifty or more scores against India in the sub-mainland.

The century that he hit on Friday in his 100th Test coordinate is the seventh successive fifty or more score in elite that begins from 2012.

Just Pakistan’s Javed Miandad has hit more progressive fifty or more scores against India. He has 8 scores of at least fifty in the country from a period that extends from 1980 to 1987. West Indies batsman Alvin Kallicharran has 7 such scores from 1974-1979.

What a year 2021 has been for the England captain Joe Root as of now as he hit his third back to back century on Friday against an Indian bowling line-up that just didn’t have the foggiest idea how to inconvenience the batsman.

He had before scored 228 and 186 against Sri Lanka at Galle in the two Tests that he played prior to coming to India.

On Friday, he likewise disturbed the hosts by sewing together a 200-run remain with opener Dominic Sibley (87) to set England in order against India on the main day of the initial Test at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium.

It was a truly uncommon day, says Joe Root

The guests finished Day 1 of the main Test at 263/3 and Root said that it was extraordinary to play his 100th Test match and score runs in it, yet added that what is important presently is to have the option to get an outcome in this game.

“It is truly uncommon at the present time however it will mean much more on the off chance that we can get an outcome out of this game, and there is still a lot of cricket left to be played in this game.

“In any case, it clearly is a treat to be in my 100th game and to have the option to get a few runs in it is exceptional in itself. So ideally there is bounty more to come and this could add to a beautiful generous first innings absolute,” Root said toward the finish of Day 1.

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