The second day of the first Test match between England and India at Edgbaston was dominated by Indian captain Virat Kohli who played an awesome knock of 149 runs and kept India alive in the Test.
In early morning India dismissed England for just 287 runs and openers Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan gave a good start and added 50 runs for the first wicket but Sam Curran's 3 wickets in just 8 balls broke the backbone of the Indian team and all of a sudden India reduced to 100/5. But captain Kohli was rock solid at the other end and went on to score his 22nd Test hundred and brought India back into the game. In the second innings, England ended on 9/1 with a lead of 22 runs.
All the major stats and facts from the second day of the first Test match between England and India at Edgbaston :
1 - For the first time in his career, Alastair Cook has been bowled out in both the innings of a Test match.
9 - R Ashwin has now dismissed Alastair Cook 9 times in Test cricket - the joint most he dismissed a batsman in Tests.
Batsmen dismissed most often by R Ashwin in Test cricket -
Alastair Cook / David Warner - 9
Ed Cowan - 7
Darren Bravo / Marlon Samuels / Mitchell Starc / Morne Morkel - 6
11 - The 57 runs partnership between Virat Kohli and Umesh Yadav for the 10th wicket was the 11th instance of 10th wicket partnership being the highest in an innings for India in Test cricket.
149 - Virat Kohli's 149 is the second highest by an Indian batsman in an innings where no any other batsman scored more than 30 runs. VVS Laxman scored 167 runs against Australia at Sydney in 2000 where Sourav Ganguly was second highest scorer with 25 runs.
149 - Virat Kohli's 149 is also the second highest score by an Indian captain in a Test innings in England.
Highest score by an Indian captain in a Test innings in England -
Mohammad Azharuddin - 179 at Manchester, 1990
Virat Kohli - 149 at Birmingham, 2018
Nawab of Pataudi - 148 at Leeds, 1967
Sourav Ganguly - 128 at Leeds, 2002
1126 - Virat Kohli completed 1000 Test runs against England. He is the 13th Indian player to achieve this milestone.