- Root missed his Test ton by 12 runs on Day 1 of fifth Test.
- He seemed unhappy with the review going against him in Chennai.
- England finished Day 1 on 284 for 4.
Root, who looked in terrific touch till he was dismissed by Jadeja. While he was well on the way to another brilliant Test ton, he was dismissed by Jadeja for 88 runs.
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Attempting to sweep the left-arm spinner from outside off stump, Root got a thin inside-edge - according to Real-Time Snickometer - after India reviewed the on-field not-out decision - through to the wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel.
The review by Indian Test skipper turned out to be one of the best decisions that went India's way on Day 1 in Chennai today. Root and Moeen Ali had shared a stand of 146 runs for the third wicket before the former's dismissal.
However, Root, who was not very pleased with the decision, for giving a petulant reaction after he was given out. The English batsman appeared to mouth “bullshit” as he walked off and also kicked out at the boundary marker.
If the on-field umpire Jeff Crowe happens to report the incident to the ICC, Root might have to face a reprimand or will have a deduction in his match fee.
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At stumps on Day 1, England were 284 for 4 with Ali and Ben Stokes at the crease. The wickets were taken by Jadeja and Ishant Sharma, with the former bagging three of those.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:56 PM IST