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1.10pm: And his breakthroughs follow
Bess had nailed his groupings to Kohli, bowling with the consistency that has at times eluded him in his Test career to date. The wicket ball pitched slightly wider outside off, drawing a hard-handed defensive push away from the body towards cover from Kohli, and spun sharply to draw an inside edge which Pope snaffled at short leg under the lid. A textbook offspinner’s dismissal.
The second wicket, six balls later, was slightly more freakish: Bess overpitched slightly as Rahane skipped down the pitch to turn it into a low full toss, and Root stuck out a hopeful left hand at short cover, diving to his left, and clung onto a spectacular catch. Captain…