54 balls

India's morning misery.

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At the end of the 30th over England we’re 78/5. Mohammad Siraj had just delivered a maiden. England looked unlikely to get a lead, even if one of their wickets was a nightwatchman. In part because Joe Root was out.

But England’s lead would be 99. 

The next 54 balls were why.

A lot went warming after this over in a brief space of time. Ollie Pope defended…

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