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India vs England: Joe Root's Five-For Triggers India's Collapse; Twitter Lauds 'Destroyer-in-Chief'

Joe Root triggered India's collapse with his stunning bowling. India had lost Rahane and Rohit early in the afternoon session of the second day of the third Test match and they had a taken a slender lead.

India vs England: Joe Root's Five-For Triggers India's Collapse; Twitter Lauds 'Destroyer-in-Chief'

Joe Root triggered India’s collapse with his stunning bowling as he went onto take five wickets. The hosts had lost Rahane and Rohit early in the afternoon session of the second day of the third Test match and they had a taken a slender lead when Root struck in quick succession. The ball was turning and Root made the most of it when he removed Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar and Axar Patel in space of few balls with India’s score reading 125-8. He eventually went onto take five wickets with his figures reading 6.2-3-8-5.

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Here are some of the top reactions on Twitter.

The ball was turning and Root made the most of it when he removed Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar and Axar Patel in space of few balls with India’s score reading 125-8.



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2 Australia 3028 116
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3 New Zealand 3716 116
4 Australia 4344 111
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