Mumbai Test: England dominates at 196/2 after Jenning's debut ton
Mumbai: England won a crucial toss against India and decided to bat first, a decision which turned vital for the visitors when their opener Keaton Jennings slammed a brilliant ton on his debut in the Mumbai Test, being played at Wankhede Stadium on Thursday.
England skipper Alastair Cook opened the batting with debutant Jennings, who had an outstanding County 2016 season, and added 99 runs for the first wicket. Cook lost his wicket to Ravindra Jadeja in his very first over in the match after scoring a good 46.
England's most dependable batsman Joe Root failed to perform this time and departed after scoring 21 runs. He was sent back by Ravichandran Ashwin.
Jennings and Moeen Ali have aggregated 60 runs together and are still standing at the crease with solidity.
Till Tea on Day 1, England has managed to post an impressive 196/2 with Keaton Jennings (103*) and Moeen Ali (25*) standing at the crease.
This is the fourth Test of the five-match series, which India lead 2-0.