LOOK: India Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets bird’s-eye view of Test match against England

Dubai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was treated to a bird’s-eye view of the second Test between India and England being played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

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“Caught a fleeting view of an interesting test match in Chennai,” Modi posted on his Twitter account with a photo of the stadium attached taken from his aeroplane. The tweet was then retweeted by the BCCI.

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Virat Kohli’s men, who lost the first Test by a massive margin of 227 runs, are in a commanding position in the ongoing Test match as they had England all out for 134 on day two and trail the hosts by 195 runs after the first innings.

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The Prime Minister arrived in the Tamil Nadu capital on Sunday morning and handed over the indigenously developed Arjun Main Battle Tank to Army Chief General M.M. Naravane.

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He later proceeded to the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor stadium to launch several projects in the poll-bound state. He inaugurated the Chennai Metro Rail Phase-I extension. Modi also inaugurated a 22km railway line between Chennai Beach and Attipattu and also laid the foundation stone for the Discovery Campus of IIT Madras.

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India and England are taking part in a four-Test series, the first two of which are being played in Chennai while the remaining two matches will be played at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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