Hosts India were 415/7 at the lunch break on Day 2 of the second of the five-Test series vs England, at the Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Friday. Skipper, Virat Kohli, who seemed to be batting strong, fell for 167, as he remained the top scorer of the side, after Cheteshwar Pujara, who was dismissed for 119 on Day 1. As for England so far, bowlers in the form of James Anderson and Moeen Ali have claimed three wickets each, while the aim to finish off the Indian innings as early as possible in the post lunch session.
As the Day 2 started, it started with India resuming their innings with an overnight score of 317 for the loss of four wickets, with Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin batting at 151 and a single, respectively, at the crease. Both the batsmen eventually also brought up the 350 runs for India in the 100th over, that included just four extra from the English bowlers. However, it was at the score of 351, when the skipper Kohli fell for 167, after being caught by Ben Stokes at the first slip off fast bowler James Anderson.