England Test skipper Joe Root thanked his counterpart, Virat Kohli, who helped uproot by stretching his leg after the conclusion of the 87th over during the primary Test at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

During the third session of the day, Root suffered a cramp after slog-sweeping Ravichandran Ashwin for a maximum. Kohli showcased his sportsmanship and helped out the opponent skipper. Yeah, I’m ready for more tomorrow. hopefully revisit, a touch frustrating, very quiet Virat Kohli to assist me out with cramps good sportsmanship from him. It’s a bit like an extended day then after a couple of overs I buy some fluids and cooled down Root said within the news conference on Friday.

Playing his 100th Test, the elegant right-hander crafted an unbeaten 128 in Chennai, battling cramps towards the top of the opening day’s play at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Root’s spin masterclass was a continuation of the red-hot sort of a batsman who had scored a double hundred and an enormous century in his previous two tests in Sri Lanka.

Root won a crucial toss and unsurprisingly elected to bat, avoiding the doubtless tricky task of batting within the fourth innings on a crumbling wicket. Certainly, I desire I’m in propriety and that I got to confirm I take advantage thereon Root told a video conference after his very special knock put England during a commanding position against India.

Both teams are fighting it out for the prospect to require on New Zealand within the Test championship final at Lord’s in June.