Indian captain Virat Kohli shares his mantra for extra motivation

Indian captain Virat Kohli shares his mantra for extra motivation

Haseeb Hameed, unable to open the previous evening after suffering what was feared to be a broken left little finger which could yet put the rest of his tour in jeopardy, then joined Root. Ashwin is a champion, No. 1 allrounder, Jadeja is in the top 10, and for Jayant to show the maturity in his first Tests.

That was some achievement given they were 107 for six by the time Hameed came out at No 8.

India crush England after Root, Hameed defiance was posted in Sports of TheNews International - on November 30, 2016 and was last updated on November 30, 2016. The right-handed batsman had enjoyed an impressive start to his Test career making 82 in the second innings of his Test debut in Rajkot and resisted for 144 balls as England attempted to bat out for a draw the second Test.

He put on 41 runs for the tenth wicket with James Anderson (5), who was run out by a throw from the outfield. Powered by Parthiv Patel's unbeaten 67, India chased down the victory total of 103 in the final session on Day 4 to clinch an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Jos Buttler (18) counter-attacked at the other end, and hit one four as well as a six in his 18-ball stay.

After Buttler's fall, injured opener Hameed finally came out to bat at no.8 and played a fearless innings, facing 88 deliveries, and putting on 45 runs for the seventh wicket with Root.

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And then they obviously scored the lower-order runs and passed our score.

England, now 195 for nine, were in complete disarray.

Hameed would go on to register his second Test half-century before England were eventually bowled out for 236.

Hameed had taken 111 balls to score his first boundary.

Ravichandran Ashwin of India (R) and capatin Virat Kohli of India celebrate after dismissing David Warner of Australia during day four of the Fourth Test match between Australia and India at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 9, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.

Resuming on 78-4, England's immediate task was to erase the 56-run deficit to make India bat again but the tourists suffered some early setbacks.

Parthiv Patel (16 batting) and Cheteshwar Pujara (13 batting) were at the crease for India when the teams went in for tea.

Two balls later, Adil Rashid (0) was caught at fine leg, pulling another short delivery from Shami.