Rohit and Pujara started off Day 2 on a cautious note, keen to not let England seamers James Anderson and Ben Stokes find a breakthrough in the first hour of play in Ahmedabad at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
The duo kept the likes of Anderson and Stokes at bay, but it was Jack Leach who found the first breakthrough for the visitors midway through the morning when he trapped Cheteshwar Pujara LBW for 17.
Rohit and Pujara came together in the middle in the final phase of play on the opening of the fourth Test after Shubman Gill had been dismissed for 0 by Anderson in the first over of the Indian innings. Rohit and Pujara had taken India through to stumps with the score at 24/1 after England had been bowled out for 205.
The overnight batsmen, who were cautious in their approach on the second morning, put on a partnership of 40 and added 16 runs in the first hour of play on Day 2 before Leach accounted for Pujara for a fourth time in the series.
Shortly after Pujara had made the long walk…