The first test match of the India - England series 2006 began yesterday - 1st March, 2006 at Nagpur. India begin the series on a confident note, having thrashed Pakistan 4-1 in the 1-day international series, though having lost the three match test series by 1-0.
England were 246/7 in their first innings on the first day. Irfan Pathan took 3 wickets and Srisunth, the debutante, who performed brilliantly in the 1-day series in Pakistan, was able to take 2 wickets. Kumble and Harbhajan have taken a wicket a piece.
Today promises to be an interesting day as far as the test match is concerned.