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IND vs ENG 1st Test Commentary

Results
1st Test, Hyderabad, January 25, 2024, England tour of India, 2024
EnglandENGEngland
246/10420/10
IndiaINDIndia
436/10202/10
England beat India by 28 runs
Day 4Session 3

Commentary

12:33 PM IST Right then folks, Test cricket is well and truly alive and time and again we are reminded that it is the ultimate test for any international cricketer and what a coincidence to see two giants of the game getting defeated on their home turf against sides that looked down and out early in the game but managed to pull off miraculous wins and this game is a great humbler as well. We have a long five-match Test series but England have done what they needed to do and have got a headstart against the formidable Indian side. Next up, the caravan moves to Visakhapatnam for the 2nd Test match and that game will begin on 2nd February at 9.30 am IST (4 am GMT). However, you can join us a lot sooner for the build-up to that one. Until then, take care and goodbye!
12:31 PM IST Ollie Pope is the Player of the Match for his sensational knock in the second innings. Pope says that to come here to India, probably the toughest place for an overseas batter and to play like that, it feels great. Adds that he got a bit lucky in the second innings as he played and missed a few and wanted to cover the inside edge and looked to employ both the sweeps. Mentions that he changed his technique slightly for this series and he also had shoulder surgery not long ago and it turned out better from the last time he was here probably 3 years back. Ends by saying that his family would be watching back home and they would be proud.
12:30 PM IST Ben Stokes the skipper of England says that this win has been their greatest triumph since he was made captain. He adds on by saying that he is a great observer and he observed how the Indian spinners operated in the first innings and wanted to implement the same when they came out to bowl. When asked about Tom, he says that there is a lot of effort been done for him, everyone has backed him up to do well and he has proven to be a great asset and hopefully continues to do the same for them. He adds that Ollie Pope’s inning is the reason they won the game and says that it has to be the best overseas innings by an English batter till now. He finally says that the series is a long one but it's always a good thing to start well and they will be looking to continue this in the upcoming games.
12:25 PM IST The Indian skipper, Rohit Sharma says that the game was played over four days and it is hard to blame one thing but to bottle a lead of 190 runs was heartbreaking. He then goes on to applaud Ollie Pope and says that it is one of the best innings he has seen by an overseas batter in India and thinks that 230 was gettable and they didn't bat well. Adds that at the end of the day, you analyze what went well and didn't go well and they did realize that the bowlers executed their plans but Pope simply batted really well. Goes on to say that he wanted the last pair to take the game into Day 5 but in reality, the lower order showed character and did a much better job than the top order and they wanted to take chances and it just didn't happen and there's a long way to go.
12:24 PM IST The Presentation ceremony...
12:24 PM IST The star with the ball for England and the debutant, Tom Hartley is down for a chat. He says that he is very happy and it's still not sunk in till now. He adds that after the first innings, he understood that it is hard work and tough to survive in this standard but the dressing room has been very kind and very good and the skipper has been very supportive in this journey and he is very thankful to everyone for this chance. He adds that the first and the last wickets mean a lot as they take off the pressure. He finishes by saying that reading the game and length is going to be a key on such wickets.
12:17 PM IST Earlier in the game, Ben Stokes won the toss and opted to bat first on a track that turned a bit from Day 1 and the spinners were always in the game. It was a shoddy display with the bat from England in the first innings and it required a rescue effort from the skipper and a few other batters to take them to a meager total of 246 runs. All Indian bowlers apart from Mohammed Siraj bowled well and contributed with wickets after which Yashasvi Jaiswal came out firing late on Day 1 and made a quickfire 50. Day 2 belonged to the hosts as well as we saw three batters get into the 80s and a few good partnerships took them to 421 runs, with a lead of 190 runs in the bag. At that point, it looked like even an innings wouldn't be far-fetched for India but the English batters fought well and Ollie Pope who was given a bit of stick for playing with jarring hands in the first innings, turned the game completely on its head. The English vice-captain ended just 4 short of what would have been a stellar double hundred but in the end, it was enough for his side to get over the line.
12:12 PM IST Coming into the final session on Day 4, India were 95/3 and not in much trouble but they were certainly extra watchful. This allowed the English spinners to bowl the way did and keep piling on the pressure by drying up the runs and soon, 95/3 became 119/7. England were on the verge of a win and at that time, they wouldn't have thought that the game would go into Extra Time on Day 4 and in the very last over of extra time as well but it did as KS Bharat and Ravichandran Ashwin put on a gritty stand with the former really playing beautifully. Once Bharat got out though after a 57-run stand, things went downhill again for the hosts and they were 9 down quickly. Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj then hung around playing a few false shots like tailenders do but ate away a few runs as well. Tom Hartley though just kept his head down and with the captain's complete faith in him, got that elusive wicket and Ben Stokes and his men notched up a famous win. This win feels extra special as this is only the 4th Test match India have lost at home since 2013 and they have played 47 Tests for those four losses.
12:03 PM IST WHAT A TEST MATCH WE HAVE JUST WITNESSED! This has been a Test match of epic proportions and it is England who have pulled themselves from the abyss and have taken a  crucial 1-0 lead in the five-match series and these are the matches the players and the fans live for. To be honest, cricketing fans all over the globe have not witnessed one but two fantastic Test matches, one of which concluded a few hours earlier with West Indies defeating Australia at the fortress that is Gabba in unreal fashion and now India and England going toe-to-toe, round after round and just when it looked like the Knockout punch won't come on Day 4, Mohammed Siraj lost his cool and Tom Hartley turned his worst nightmare into a dream debut with 7 wickets in the final innings.
End of over 69.20 run
IND: 202/10CRR: 2.91
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Tom Hartley:26.2-5-62-7
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69.2

Tom Hartley to Mohammed Siraj, no run

OUT! STUMPED! That is all over and England has grabbed an extraordinary win! Tom Hartley gets another wicket and this time it's Mohammed Siraj. Tossed up ball outside the line of the off stump and Mohammed Siraj steps down and looks to heave the ball hard but the extra turn and bounce in the ball rushes past the bat towards Ben Foakes behind the stumps who clips the bails off and England wins the first test match of the series and move up 1-0.

0
69.1

Tom Hartley to Mohammed Siraj, no run

Tosses the ball up on the off stump. Mohammed Siraj takes the front foot out and gets beaten by the turn.

11:59 AM IST One last over left in the day and the two batters taking their time to ensure it is in fact the final over of the day. Will we see something special here? Or will the Test match miraculously move into Day 5? Let's find out.
End of over 693 runs
IND: 202/9CRR: 2.93
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0
68.6

Mark Wood to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Hits the length on top of the off-stump line. Jasprit Bumrah blocks it off the front foot to keep Mark Wood out.

1
68.5

Mark Wood to Mohammed Siraj, 1 run

Leg bye! Pitches the ball outside the line of the off stump. Mohammed Siraj takes the front foot out and gets a hit on the pads and the batter run another leg bye from covers.

1
68.4

Mark Wood to Jasprit Bumrah, 1 run

Hits the length hard on top of the stumps. Jasprit Bumrah flicks the ball to the right of mid on and runs a single.

0
68.3

Mark Wood to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump line. Jasprit Bumrah taps it back to the bowler.

1
68.2

Mark Wood to Mohammed Siraj, 1 run

Leg bye. Hits the length hard again on the stumps. Mohammed Siraj gets a hit high on the thigh pads and the batter run a quick single. Mark Wood runs towards the ball and flicks it with his left foot to hit the stumps. The third Umpire is called in and the replay shows that Jasprit Bumrah has made his ground.

0
68.1

Mark Wood to Mohammed Siraj, no run

Hits the length hard on top of the stumps. Mohammed Siraj is stuck on the crease and gets beaten between bat and pads.

11:54 AM IST Just a slight halt in the play as less than 10 minutes remain in the day and the 12th man runs out with drinks for the batters and some information from the dug out as well. England need just one wicket but can't seem to get this final pair out.
End of over 688 runs
IND: 199/9CRR: 2.93
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0
67.6

Tom Hartley to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Pitched up on the stumps. Jasprit Bumrah blocks it off to keep it away and end the over.

1
67.5

Tom Hartley to Mohammed Siraj, 1 run

Short ball on the pads again. Mohammed Siraj flicks the ball to deep mid-wicket and runs a single.

2
67.4

Tom Hartley to Mohammed Siraj, 2 runs

Just short on the pads. Mohammed Siraj flicks the ball towards deep mid-wicket and runs a couple from Ben Stokes.

1
67.4

Tom Hartley to Mohammed Siraj, 1 run

No ball! Drags the ball short outside the line of the off stump. Mohammed Siraj steps down again and looks to swing the bat, gets an inside edge and is safe again.

0
67.3

Tom Hartley to Mohammed Siraj, no run

tossed up ball again on the off stump line. Mohammed Siraj steps down and taps the ball to covers.

0
67.2

Tom Hartley to Mohammed Siraj, no run

Pitched up on the off stump, beats the outside edge of Mohammed Siraj. The keeper dislodges the bails and the third umpire is called in to check the stumping but Siraj has his leg inside the crease when the bails come off.

11:49 AM IST Is that stumped? Ben Foakes with another appeal for stumping as he whips the bails off and the umpires do go upstairs. The third umpire checks the replays from a few different angles and concludes that Mohammed Siraj has some part of the back leg rooted inside the crease. NOT OUT!
4
67.1

Tom Hartley to Mohammed Siraj, 4 runs

FOUR! Mohammed Siraj launches the ball high towards mid-wicket and finds a very vital boundary for India. This is tossed up on the stumps, Siraj gets down on one knee and slog-sweeps it high and well in front of Rehan Ahmed at deep mid-wicket to find the fence. The game isn't over yet.

End of over 672 runs
IND: 191/9CRR: 2.85
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0
66.6

Rehan Ahmed to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Tosses the ball up on the off stump. Jasprit Bumrah taps it out to end the over.

0
66.5

Rehan Ahmed to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Holds the length on the off stump. Jasprit Bumrah stays back and blocks it off.

0
66.4

Rehan Ahmed to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump line. Jasprit Bumrah takes the front foot out and keeps the ball away.

0
66.3

Rehan Ahmed to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Tossed up on the off stump line. Jasprit Bumrah offers a front foot block.

2
66.2

Rehan Ahmed to Jasprit Bumrah, 2 runs

Fuller on the leg stump. Jasprit Bumrah launches the ball straight over the bowler's head for a couple from long on.

0
66.1

Rehan Ahmed to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Pitched up outside the off stump. Jasprit Bumrah gets beaten on the outside edge.

End of over 661 run
IND: 189/9CRR: 2.86
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1
65.6

Tom Hartley to Jasprit Bumrah, 1 run

Pitched up on the pads. Jasprit Bumrah flicks the ball into the leg siude gap and takes a run.

0
65.5

Tom Hartley to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Just short outside the line of the off stump and Jasprit Bumrah looks to pull it away on the leg side but misses the ball completely. Jasprit Bumrah is angry on missing out and jumps on the crease. Ben Foakes takes the bails off and asks the umpire for a stumping. The Third Umpire shows that Jasprit Bumrah has landed back on the crease when the bails come off. NOT OUT.

0
65.4

Tom Hartley to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump line. Jasprit Bumrah taps it down off the front foot.

0
65.3

Tom Hartley to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Fuller again on the middle stump line. Jasprit Bumrah offers a front defense.

0
65.2

Tom Hartley to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Pitched up on the off stump line. Jasprit Bumrah blocks it off the front foot.

0
65.1

Tom Hartley to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Tossed up outside the off stump line. Jasprit Bumrah looks to sweep the ball but misses it completely.

End of over 656 runs
IND: 188/9CRR: 2.89
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2
64.6

Rehan Ahmed to Mohammed Siraj, 2 runs

Just short on the pads again. Mohammed Siraj flicks the ball to deep mid-wicket and runs a couple.

4
64.5

Rehan Ahmed to Mohammed Siraj, 4 runs

4 LEG BYES! Turns the googly from the stumps and its hits Mohammed Siraj on the pads outside the line of the leg stump. The ball brushes his pads and runs away to the fine leg boundary for 4 runs as LEG BYES!

0
64.4

Rehan Ahmed to Mohammed Siraj, no run

Pitched up on the off stump line and gets the ball to turn away. Mohammed Siraj gets beaten and Ben Foakes flicks the bails and askes for a stumping. The Third umpire confirmed that the foot is grounded behind the crease. NOT OUT.

11:39 AM IST Is that out? Half a shout for stumping from Ben Foakes behind the stumps and the umpire goes upstairs. The replays roll in and we can see that Mohammed Siraj has his back leg just back inside the crease. NOT OUT!
0
64.3

Rehan Ahmed to Mohammed Siraj, no run

Tossed up ball and Mohammed Siraj steps down again looking to go over the top, gets another outside edge towards point and there is no run taken.

0
64.2

Rehan Ahmed to Mohammed Siraj, no run

Tossed up on the off stump line. Mohammed Siraj steps down and launches a big heave and gets a thick top edge falling short of Ben Duckett at point. Jasprit Bumrah looks for a run and is sent away a bit late by his partner.

0
64.1

Rehan Ahmed to Mohammed Siraj, no run

Pitched up on the middle stump line. Mohammed Siraj blocks the ball off the front foot.

End of over 645 runs
IND: 182/9CRR: 2.84
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2
63.6

Tom Hartley to Jasprit Bumrah, 2 runs

Pitched up outside the off stump line and Jasprit Bumrah looks to drive the ball with hard hands and gets an outside edge to the right of slip and the batter come back for a second.

1
63.5

Tom Hartley to Mohammed Siraj, 1 run

On the pads again, a bit short in length this time. Mohammed Siraj flicks the ball through mid-wicket and runs a single.

0
63.4

Tom Hartley to Mohammed Siraj, no run

drops the ball short outside the off stump. Mohammed Siraj taps the ball towards point off the backfoot.

2
63.3

Tom Hartley to Mohammed Siraj, 2 runs

Pitches the ball up on the leg stump line. Mohammed Siraj flicks the ball through the mid-wicket gap and runs a couple to open his account.

11:32 AM IST Mohammed Siraj is the last man in and gets welcomed to the crease with a few kind words from the opposition players in and around the bat.
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63.2

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

OUT! STUMPED! Tom Hartley gets another the last hope of India, Ravichandran Ashwin throws his wicket and walks off. Tossed up ball on the off stump line and Ravichandran Ashwin runs down the crease and swing his bat in hope to get a connection with the ball. The ball spins away and misses the bat and Ben Foakes does the rest behind the stumps. England need one more wicket to win the game.

11:31 AM IST The umpires now inform the batters that Ben Stokes has exercised the option of extending the play by half an hour. We will have eight overs if possible or else play will go into Day 5.
0
63.1

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Tosses the ball up on the leg stump line. Ravichandran Ashwin blocks it off the front foot.

End of over 631 run
IND: 177/8CRR: 2.81
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0
62.6

Joe Root to Jasprit Bumrah, no run

Pitches the ball fuller on the off stump line. Jasprit Bumrah takes the front foot out and keeps the ball away to end the over.

1
62.5

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

Just short on the stumps. Ravichandran Ashwin tucks the ball to the left of covers and runs a single.

0
62.4

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin blocks it off the front foot.

0
62.3

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Pitched up on the off stump line. Ravichandran Ashwin plays the front foot defence to keep it out.

0
62.2

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Falls short of Zak Crawley at slip! Everything is happening in the middle. Joe Root drops the ball slow and short on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin looks to cut the ball but gets a glove on the ball falling short of slip.

0
62.1

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Tosses the ball up on the leg stump. Ravichandran Ashwin gets an inside edge onto the pads and falls on the crease.

11:25 AM IST Jasprit Bumrah walks out to bat with just 2 overs left on Day 4 and England are 2 wickets away from the win as well. Will we see the umpires extend play here?
End of over 623 runs
IND: 176/8CRR: 2.84
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Tom Hartley:23-5-48-5
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61.6

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

OUT! TIMBER! Tom Hartley gets a FIFER on debut! KS Bharat has to walk off and we have drama late on Day 4. A good partnership for India comes to an end. Tom Hartley tosses the ball up on the leg stump line and gets the ball to turn just enough to beat KS Bharat's bat as he comes down to block the ball. The ball rushes onto the off stump and KS Bharat does not believe it. What a ball to get a five-wicket haul on debut. Tom Hartley has broken the Indian resistance here and England will now truly believe.

1
61.5

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

On the pads this time and Ravichandran Ashwin tucks it towards square leg and takes a quick single.

0
61.4

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Fuller on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin takes the front foot out and blocks it well.

0
61.3

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Tossed up on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin offers a front foot defence.

2
61.2

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, 2 runs

Pitches the ball up on the off stump and Ravichandran Ashwin gets a thick outside edge towards the third man area and runs a couple.

0
61.1

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Holds the length back on the off stump line. Ravichandran Ashwin tucks it to covers.

End of over 619 runs
IND: 173/7CRR: 2.84
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Jack Leach:10-1-33-1
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60.6

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

Pitched up on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin drives the ball through to sweepers for a single.

4
60.5

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, 4 runs

FOUR! Short ball again and punished this time with a boundary! Ravichandran Ashwin stays back in the crease and cuts the ball hard between point and covers this time and the ball runs away to the point fence. FIFTY of the partnership comes up between Ravichandran Ashwin and KS Bharat. India now need 59!

2
60.4

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, 2 runs

Short and outside the line of the off stump and Ravichandran Ashwin cuts the ball hard to the right of covers and runs a couple more.

0
60.3

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Pitched up on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin offers a front foot defence.

0
60.2

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Bowls the ball slow outside the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin covers the line of the stumps and lets the ball go through.

1
60.1

Jack Leach to KS Bharat, 1 run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. KS Bharat taps the ball off the front foot infront of point and runs a single.

1
60.1

Jack Leach to KS Bharat, 1 run

Wide! That turns too much from outside the off stump. Wide called!

End of over 603 runs
IND: 164/7CRR: 2.73
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Joe Root:18-3-40-1
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59.6

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Just short on the pads. Ravichandran Ashwin flicks the ball to the right of mid-wicket and denies the single.

0
59.5

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. KS Bharat offers a front foot defence.

1
59.4

Joe Root to KS Bharat, 1 run

Short and wide again on the off stump. KS Bharat rocks back and drives the ball through to the sweepers and runs a single.

1
59.3

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

Just short on the off stump this time. Ravichandran Ashwin gets back and taps the ball to the left of mid off and takes a run.

0
59.2

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin stays back and blocks it well.

1
59.1

Joe Root to KS Bharat, 1 run

Pitched up on the off stump from around the wicket. KS Bharat drives the ball to the left of mid off and runs a single.

End of over 596 runs
IND: 161/7CRR: 2.73
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1
58.6

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, 1 run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump line. KS Bharat drives the ball to mid off and runs a quick single.

0
58.5

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, no run

Holds the length back on the off stump. KS Bharat taps the ball to covers.

0
58.4

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. KL Rahul offers a front foot defence.

4
58.3

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, 4 runs

FOUR! KS Bharat takes on Rehan Ahmed and gets a boundary. Tossed up on the stumps from Rehan Ahmed and KS Bharat gets down on a knee and launches the ball over mid on for a one bounce boundary. What a shot.

0
58.2

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, no run

Pitches the ball up on the stumps. KS Bharat offers a front foot defence.

1
58.1

Rehan Ahmed to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

Short and wide on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin gets back and punches the ball into the covers gap and runs a single.

End of over 582 runs
IND: 155/7CRR: 2.67
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Tom Hartley:22-5-45-4
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57.6

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, 2 runs

Low full toss on the stumps. KS Bharat flicks the ball to deep mid-wicket and runs a couple to end the over.

0
57.5

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

Short ball on the off stump. KS Bharat cuts the ball to point and denies the single.

0
57.4

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

Just short on the stumps and turns away. KS Bharat stays back and looks to take his bat away from the ball but gets an outside edge falling short of Joe Root at first slip.

0
57.3

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump line. KS Bharat offers a solid front foot defence.

0
57.2

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. KS Bharat taps it down on the crease and looks for a quick single and Ravichandran Ashwin sends him back.

0
57.1

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

tossed up on the off stump line. KS Bharat blocks it off the front foot.

End of over 579 runs
IND: 153/7CRR: 2.68
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56.6

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, 1 run

Short ball again on the stumps. KS Bharat pulls it away to deep mid-wicket for a single.

4
56.5

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, 4 runs

FOUR! Lucky boundary for India and KS Bharat! Rehan Ahmed drops the ball short on the off stump and it shoots up from the length. KS Bharat gets a bit of a bat on it and it flies over Joe Root at slip and runs away to the boundary. Second boundary of the over and KS Bharat gets a bit more comfortable at the crease.

0
56.4

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. KS Bharat blocks the ball well off the front foot.

4
56.3

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, 4 runs

FOUR! Short, wide, and slow from Rehan Ahmed. KS Bharat rocks back and cuts the ball hard between the cover and point gap with superb timing to take the ball rolling away to the fence. India needs a lot more of these.

0
56.2

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, no run

Pitches the ball up just outside the off stump. KS Bharat leave the ball and it goes really close to the off stump.

0
56.1

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, no run

Short ball outside the off stump line. KS Bharat cuts it straight to point.

End of over 560 run
IND: 144/7CRR: 2.57
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55.6

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Maiden! Slows it up and floats it full around off, Ravichandran Ashwin leans on and punches it late off the outer half and just behind the man at silly point.

0
55.5

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

This is bowled full and straight by Tom Hartley, Ravichandran Ashwin gets a big stride in to keep it out.

0
55.4

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Drifted in much fuller and onto middle and leg, Ravichandran Ashwin makes yet another block.

0
55.3

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Slows it up and bowls it on a shorter length into middle and leg, Ravichandran Ashwin goes back in his crease and blocks it off.

0
55.2

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Floated up on off stump, Ravichandran Ashwin watchfully keeps this one out off the front foot.

0
55.1

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Tossed up full on the stumps, Ravichandran Ashwin leans right ahead and blocks it out.

End of over 551 run
IND: 144/7CRR: 2.62
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54.6

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, no run

Full around off again, KS Bharat leans on to defend.

0
54.5

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, no run

That one came out nicely from Ahmed's hand. Bowls a big leg-break on a nagging length around off and gets it to turn and bounce quickly, KS Bharat strides across and does well to pull the bat back.

0
54.4

Rehan Ahmed to KS Bharat, no run

Bowled a bit flatter onto middle and leg, turning it away, KS Bharat does well to keep it out off the back foot.

1
54.3

Rehan Ahmed to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

Nice and full, turning away from off stump, Ravichandran Ashwin leans on and pushes it away through covers for one.

0
54.2

Rehan Ahmed to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Bowled full and on the stumps, Ravichandran Ashwin digs it back out to the bowler.

0
54.1

Rehan Ahmed to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Rehan Ahmed comes into the attack now and starts with a slower short one around off, Ravichandran Ashwin hangs back and tucks it to the leg side.

End of over 541 run
IND: 143/7CRR: 2.65
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0
53.6

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

Pitched up on the off stump line. KS Bharat blocks it off the front foot and gets a thick outside edge falling short of the 1st slip.

1
53.5

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

Fuller on the stumps. Ravichandran Ashwin flicks the ball towards deep mid-wicket and runs a single.

0
53.4

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Short and turning away from the leg stump. Ravichandran Ashwin looks to pull it away but misses the ball.

0
53.3

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin takes the front foot out and blocks the ball.

0
53.2

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Too short outside the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin looks to pull it but gets beaten by the lack of pace.

0
53.1

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Holds the length back on the off stump line. Ravichandran Ashwin stays back and blocks it well.

End of over 531 run
IND: 142/7CRR: 2.68
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52.6

Mark Wood to KS Bharat, no run

Ends the over with another swinging in ball from outside the off stump. KS Bharat looks to play the cover drive but gets an inside edge towards mid on.

0
52.5

Mark Wood to KS Bharat, no run

Swings the ball in from a good length. KS Bharat stays on the crease and adjusts to the swing well, punches the ball to mid on.

0
52.4

Mark Wood to KS Bharat, no run

Another short ball at the batter. KS Bharat ducks down and lets it through.

0
52.3

Mark Wood to KS Bharat, no run

Just short outside the line of the off stump. KS Bharat stays back and plays it straight to covers.

1
52.2

Mark Wood to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

Pitches the ball on the length outside the line of the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin punches the ball into the covers gap and takes a run.

0
52.1

Mark Wood to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Good short ball outside the line of the leg stump. Ravichandran Ashwin lets the go through.

End of over 521 run
IND: 141/7CRR: 2.71
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51.6

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

Really short this time outside the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin gets deep in the crease and taps the ball into the covers gap for a single.

0
51.5

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Pitches the ball short on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin stays back and pushes the ball to covers.

0
51.4

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Just short at the stumps. Ravichandran Ashwin stays back and looks to cut the ball but gets beaten.

0
51.3

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

fuller on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin takes the front foot out and blocks it well.

0
51.2

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Just short at the stumps. Ravichandran Ashwin stays back and blocks it well.

0
51.1

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Tosses the ball up on the off stump line. Ravichandran Ashwin blocks it off the front foot.

End of over 512 runs
IND: 140/7CRR: 2.75
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1
50.6

Mark Wood to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

Holds the length back on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin taps it into the covers gap and runs a single.

0
50.5

Mark Wood to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin drives the ball off the front foot straight to mid off.

0
50.4

Mark Wood to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Swings it in from the length again. Ravichandran Ashwin adjusts to the swing and blocks the ball off the front foot back to the bowler.

0
50.3

Mark Wood to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Good bouncer this time, on the body of Ravichandran Ashwin, who ducks down and lets the ball go through.

1
50.2

Mark Wood to KS Bharat, 1 run

Leg bye. Hits the ball hard on top of the leg stump line. KS Bharat gets a hit straight on the pads, high and runs a single from square leg as leg byes.

0
50.1

Mark Wood to KS Bharat, no run

Swings one in from the length on the off stump. KS Bharat stays on the crease and blocks the ball well.

End of over 502 runs
IND: 138/7CRR: 2.76
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Joe Root:17-3-37-1
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49.6

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, 2 runs

Bowls one short on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin strokes the ball to the covers gap and runs a couple.

0
49.5

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin taps it back to the bowler.

0
49.4

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Fuller on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin takes the front foot out and blocks the ball well.

0
49.3

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Pitched up on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin looks to drop it down and run but is sent back by KS Bharat.

0
49.2

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Just short on the pads of Ravichandran Ashwin and he stays back and flicks the ball to the right of mid-wicket and denies the single.

0
49.1

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

tosses the ball up on the off stump. Ravichandran Ashwin offers a solid front foot defence.

End of over 492 runs
IND: 136/7CRR: 2.78
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48.6

Mark Wood to KS Bharat, no run

Holds the length back on top of the stumps. KS Bharat stays back and tucks the ball to mid on to end the over.

0
48.5

Mark Wood to KS Bharat, no run

Pitches the ball further up on the off stump line. KS Bharat takes the front foot out and blocks it well towards covers.

0
48.4

Mark Wood to KS Bharat, no run

Holds the length back on the stumps. KS Bharat stays on the crease and punches the ball to mid-wicket.

1
48.3

Mark Wood to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

Short and wide this time. Ravichandran Ashwin taps the ball towards deep point and runs a single.

1
48.2

Mark Wood to KS Bharat, 1 run

Just short again on the leg stump. KS Bharat flicks the ball to deep square leg for a single.

0
48.1

Mark Wood to KS Bharat, no run

Hits the short length hard on top of the off stump. KS Bharat stays back and blocks it off well.

End of over 483 runs
IND: 134/7CRR: 2.79
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Joe Root:16-3-35-1
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47.6

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

On the pads this time. Ravichandran Ashwin blocks it off the front foot to end the over.

1
47.5

Joe Root to KS Bharat, 1 run

Fuller on the off stump. KS Bharat switches and plays a reverse sweep towards deep point for a single.

2
47.4

Joe Root to KS Bharat, 2 runs

Tosses the ball up on the off stump. KS Bharat steps down the track and launches the ball to the right of long on and runs a couple.

0
47.3

Joe Root to KS Bharat, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. KS Bharat offers a front foot defence.

0
47.2

Joe Root to KS Bharat, no run

Pitched up on the off stump line. KS Bharat looks to defend it but gets a hit on the pads. There a huge appeal for LBW but the umpire says NO. England dont take a review as it looks too high.

0
47.1

Joe Root to KS Bharat, no run

Tosses the ball up on the off stump. KS Bharat looks to defend it but gets an inside edge onto the pads.

10:18 AM IST DRINKS! It is Drinks being taken when India is 131/7 and has lost 4 wickets in this session already. England needs 3 more to win and India needs another 100 runs to win the game. Ravichandran Ashwin and KS Bharat are trying to stitch up a partnership. England is currently on top. Let's see what unfolds in the final hour of Day 4.
End of over 476 runs
IND: 131/7CRR: 2.79
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46.6

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Drifted into the legs, Ravichandran Ashwin tucks it away to mid-wicket.

0
46.5

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Spears one in on middle stump, Ravichandran Ashwin digs it out to the bowler.

4
46.4

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, 4 runs

FOUR! Ravichandran Ashwin gets one away and India now need exactly 100 runs to win with 3 wickets in hand. On the shorter side and turning away from off, Ashwin rocks back and cuts it nicely past the diving man at point for a boundary after a long while.

1
46.3

Jack Leach to KS Bharat, 1 run

Very full again on leg stump, KS Bharat plays late and squeezes it off the inner half to short fine leg for one more.

1
46.2

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

Very full but on the legs, Ravichandran Ashwin flicks it away in front of square leg and runs an easy single.

0
46.1

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Nice and full, straight on the stumps, Ravichandran Ashwin strides ahead to block it back to the bowler.

End of over 462 runs
IND: 125/7CRR: 2.72
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Joe Root:15-3-32-1
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45.6

Joe Root to KS Bharat, no run

Drifted in across the off stump a bit, KS Bharat looks to go for the reverse sweep but misses it completely and the ball lobs up off the pads past the keeper on the leg side.

1
45.5

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

A good hustle from the batters there. Floated up around off stump, Ravichandran Ashwin leans on and bunts it out in front of covers for a quick single.

0
45.4

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Flatter one around off and angled across, Ravichandran Ashwin rocks back and dabs it away to point.

0
45.3

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Tossed up around off, Ravichandran Ashwin gets on the front foot well and drives it straight to mid off.

0
45.2

Joe Root to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Flaoted very full and around off, Ravichandran Ashwin squeezes the ball away past the keeper and first slip but doesn't get the single.

1
45.1

Joe Root to KS Bharat, 1 run

Joe Root comes back into the attack and comes from around the stumps. This is floated up across the off stump, KS Bharat blocks it toward cover and gets across quickly for the single.

End of over 451 run
IND: 123/7CRR: 2.73
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44.6

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

This is speared in on a nagging length onto middle and skids right on, Ravichandran Ashwin gets pushed deep in the crease but manages to keep it out.

0
44.5

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Fuller one on off stump, Ravichandran Ashwin keeps it out off the front foot.

0
44.4

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Uppish but well short! Just drags the length back and bowls it around off, the ball grips and turns away with a lot of extra bounce. Ravichandran Ashwin gets caught on the crease and gets a leading edge that lands well in front of Rehan Ahmed at cover.

0
44.3

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Tossed up full and around off, Ravichandran Ashwin gets on the front foot and jams it out to extra cover.

0
44.2

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Floats it up down on the pads, Ravichandran Ashwin gets his hands well out in front and plays it to mid on.

1
44.1

Jack Leach to KS Bharat, 1 run

Shorter and around off at 85 clicks, KS Bharat rocks back and punches it away square through covers for one.

End of over 441 run
IND: 122/7CRR: 2.77
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43.6

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Shortens the length and bowls it outside off, Ravichandran Ashwin reaches out and taps it away to cover-point.

0
43.5

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Floats it up again and drifts it into middle and leg, Ravichandran Ashwin leans ahead and blocks it down the pitch.

0
43.4

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Tossed up on the stumps, Ravichandran Ashwin blocks it nicely off the front foot,

0
43.3

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Slow and short angled in and turning well away, Ravichandran Ashwin looks to pull but has to adjust and just keep it out.

1
43.2

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, 1 run

Holds it back a touch and angles it into middle and leg, KS Bharat gets well forward and edges it away off the gloves wide of slip for a single.

0
43.1

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

Nice and full on middle stump, KS Bharat strides out and solidly blocks it off.

End of over 431 run
IND: 121/7CRR: 2.81
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42.6

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Short and around off, turning away square but its slow turn, Ravichandran Ashwin reaches out and dabs it to point. KS Bharat sets off for the single but is sent back and rightly so. The last thing India would want here is another run out.

1
42.5

Jack Leach to KS Bharat, 1 run

Very full on the leg peg, KS Bharat digs it out past leg gully and picks up a single to finally get off the mark.

0
42.4

Jack Leach to KS Bharat, no run

Short and outside off, KS Bharat makes a bit of room and has to reach for it before cutting it straight to covers.

0
42.3

Jack Leach to KS Bharat, no run

Drifted into the legs and looking to turn it across, KS Bharat strides forward and blocks it off.

0
42.2

Jack Leach to KS Bharat, no run

Full and quick, outside off, KS Bharat leaves it alone for the keeper to collect.

0
42.1

Jack Leach to KS Bharat, no run

Bowled full and on the stumps, KS Bharat squirts it out to the left of the bowler.

End of over 420 run
IND: 120/7CRR: 2.86
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41.6

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Through Ollie Pope at silly point. Shorter one, angled into middle and leg, Ravichandran Ashwin goes on the back foot and punches it right past silly point and Pope has no time to react there.

0
41.5

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Floated up full around off, Ravichandran Ashwin leans on well and punches it to silly point.

0
41.4

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

A huge shout from behind the stumps for caught behind but the umpire says no. Tom Hartley tosses this one up full and around off, getting it to turn away. Ravichandran Ashwin looks to slog-sweep against the turn but is beaten past the outside edge. Ben Stokes does review it but UltraEdge confirms that there is a gap between bat and ball and it will be Not Out.

0
41.3

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Flighted delivery around off stump, Ravichandran Ashwin keeps it out off the front foot.

0
41.2

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Kept out! Shorter and over off, Ravichandran Ashwin looks to tap it away but gets an under edge that could have gone back onto the stumps and hence, Ashwin hits it away a second time to save himself.

0
41.1

Tom Hartley to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Nagging length on middle and turning away, Ravichandran Ashwin leans ahead to block but gets an inside edge off the pads.

End of over 411 run
IND: 120/7CRR: 2.93
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40.6

Jack Leach to KS Bharat, no run

Fired in on middle and leg, turning away, KS Bharat manages to squeeze it out on the off side.

1
40.5

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run

That one kept low! Shorter one on the stumps, Ravichandran Ashwin looks to rock back and cut but the ball keeps low and Ashwin almost gets chopped on. The ball goes past the leg stump and they get a single.

0
40.4

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Oh, that one almost went to hand. Nicely flighted around off stump, Ravichandran Ashwin leans on and looks to drive but miscues it to the right of Ollie Pope at silly point.

0
40.3

Jack Leach to Ravichandran Ashwin, no run

Just past the outside edge! Gives it a fair bit of rip and bowls it full around off, the ball turns away sharply and beats the inside edge of a defending Ravichandran Ashwin.

9:52 AM IST Ravichandran Ashwin comes in to bat for India at number 9.
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40.2

Jack Leach to Shreyas Iyer, no run

OUT! EDGED AND GONE! The limping Jack Leach comes back in and knocks over another big wicket. Leach lands this one quite full on off stump at 88.5 clicks. Shreyas Iyer doesn't quite get forward and just drives at it. The ball catches the outside edge and goes to the right of Joe Root at first slip and he takes a sharp catch with both hands. England ripping through the Indian batting order now and are just 3 wickets away from a stellar victory. India still need 112 runs to win.

0
40.1

Jack Leach to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Jack Leach is back into the attack and starts off with a fuller one on middle and leg, Shreyas Iyer nudges it with soft hands toward wide mid on.

End of over 400 run
IND: 119/6CRR: 2.98
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KS Bharat:0 (6)
Shreyas Iyer:13 (29)
Tom Hartley:16-3-40-4
0
39.6

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

Nice bit of drift in from around off and the ball just turns away sharply, KS Bharat does well to play inside the line on that occasion.

0
39.5

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

Half a shout for LBW and nothing more. This is floated up and KS Bharat attempts the reverse sweep and misses, getting hit on the pads.

0
39.4

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

Tom Hartley is landing the ball perfectly every single time here. Nice and full again, turning away from off stump, KS Bharat looks to block but is beaten past the outside edge.

0
39.3

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

Peach of a delivery that! A bit more flighted and fuller on off stump, KS Bharat looks to play at it but the ball grips and turns away sharply with a bit of an extra bounce and goes over the stumps. Bharat is left bamboozled.

0
39.2

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

Beaten all ends up! Slower through the air and nicely drifted into middle, the ball pitches and turns away sharply and square too as KS Bharat plays well inside the line of the ball.

0
39.1

Tom Hartley to KS Bharat, no run

On a shorter length, drifted in and then turning away from off, KS Bharat hangs back and tucks it onto the leg side.

End of over 390 run
IND: 119/6CRR: 3.05
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Shreyas Iyer:13 (29)
KS Bharat:0 (0)
Joe Root:14-3-30-1
0
38.6

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Tossed up full on the stumps, Shreyas Iyer leans well forward to defend.

0
38.5

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Floated up on a length on leg stump and turning down the leg side, Shreyas Iyer pads it away.

0
38.4

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Top delivery again from Joe Root. Nagging length, angling across the off stump and Shreyas Iyer is drawn forward. The ball beats the outside edge and Ben Foakes whips the bails off in a flash but Iyer has his back leg inside the crease.

0
38.3

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, no run

On the stumps, fuller and blocked out by Iyer.

0
38.2

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Nicely bowled by Joe Root as he angles this one across on a flatter length and beats Shreyas Iyer on the outside edge.

9:42 AM IST KS Bharat walks in to bat at number 8 for India.
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38.1

Joe Root to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

OUT! RUN OUT! Wow, a moment of unbelievable magic from the English skipper and Ravindra Jadeja is a goner. Joe Root tosses the ball up on the stumps and Jadeja leans on well to punch it to the right of mid on. The batters set off for the quick single but Ben Stokes attacks the ball well, puts in the dive to his right and reverse-flicks it in one swift go back onto the stumps at the bowler's end. The umpires go upstairs and we can see that Jadeja is short of his crease. What a moment in the game and the crowd has been brought down to a pin-drop silence. India still need 112 runs with 4 wickets in hand.

End of over 384 runs
IND: 119/5CRR: 3.13
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37.6

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Dropped well short over middle, Shreyas Iyer rocks back and pulls it against the turn toward wide mid on.

0
37.5

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Floated up around middle, Shreyas Iyer nudges it away with soft hands behind square leg.

0
37.4

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Quicker one, pushed through outside off and Shreyas Iyer leaves it alone.

4
37.3

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, 4 runs

FOUR! A real gift from Tom Hartley and Shreyas Iyer gleefully accepts it. Bowls a juicy full toss around middle and Iyer just flicks it away well in front of the man at deep mid-wicket for a crucial boundary.

0
37.2

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, no run

This is bowled full and on off stump, turning away, Shreyas Iyer gets forward well and defends it with an open bat face toward point.

0
37.1

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Turns one away from the stumps. Shreyas Iyer looks to offer a front foot defence and gets beaten.

End of over 373 runs
IND: 115/5CRR: 3.11
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Joe Root:13-2-30-1
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36.6

Joe Root to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Pitches this one up on the middle stump. Ravindra Jadeja takes the front foot out and blocks it off.

0
36.5

Joe Root to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Bolws it flat on the stumps. Ravindra Jadeja stays back and adjusts to the low bounce to block the ball out.

1
36.4

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run

Over pitched on the off stump. Shreyas Iyer drives the ball to the left of mid off and takes a run.

0
36.3

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Big spin from the stumps. Shreyas Iyer gets a hit on the pads outside the line of the stumps.

1
36.2

Joe Root to Ravindra Jadeja, 1 run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. Ravindra Jadeja pushes the ball to the right of mid on and runs a single.

1
36.1

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run

Was momentarily in the air but goes in the gap. This is tossed up on the pads, Shreyas Iyer reaches out and nudges it off the inner half of the past in front of square leg for a single.

End of over 363 runs
IND: 112/5CRR: 3.11
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0
35.6

Tom Hartley to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

More than half a shout for LBW but it is turned down. Tom Hartley thinks Ravindra Jadeja is a bit too forward and Ben Stokes doesn't review it. This is nicely flighted around middle and on a length, dropping on the batter. Jadeja gets a big stride in but misses the ball and gets struck on the pads.

0
35.5

Tom Hartley to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Nice and full, bowls it around middle, Ravindra Jadeja leans forward to block.

1
35.4

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run

On the shorter side and stylishly played away well behind square leg by Iyer for another single.

1
35.3

Tom Hartley to Ravindra Jadeja, 1 run

Flatter one on leg stump, Ravindra Jadeja goes back in his crease and forces it wide of mid-wicket to get off the mark with a single.

0
35.2

Tom Hartley to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Flighted up on a length around middle and leg, Ravindra Jadeja reaches forward and misses the block as the ball goes off the pad to the right of short leg. There is a stifled appeal from behind the stumps for LBW as well.

1
35.1

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run

Good running! Floated up full and around off, Shreyas Iyer plays at it with very soft hands and bunts it out on the off side for a quick single.

End of over 351 run
IND: 109/5CRR: 3.11
Ball
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Joe Root:12-2-27-1
0
34.6

Joe Root to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Bowls it much straighter around middle, Ravindra Jadeja leans right ahead and makes the block.

0
34.5

Joe Root to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Pushed through quicker and in the channel around off, Ravindra Jadeja makes a leave on line.

0
34.4

Joe Root to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Full and around off stump, blocked out by Jadeja.

0
34.3

Joe Root to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Flighted delivery around off stump, Ravindra Jadeja leans on to defend with soft hands but gets an outside edge that doesn't carry to first slip.

0
34.2

Joe Root to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Slides one into the legs at almost 95 clicks, Ravindra Jadeja leans on to defend but gets it off the pads past leg gully.

1
34.1

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run

Flatter one, turning back in from around off at just 81 clicks, Shreyas Iyer has enough time to rock back and help the pull past square leg for a single.

End of over 341 run
IND: 108/5CRR: 3.18
Ball
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
0
33.6

Tom Hartley to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Good keeping again! A real drag down from Tom Hartley down the leg side and Ravindra Jadeja shapes up for the pull but the ball almost goes along the ground and Ben Foakes does well to collect it.

0
33.5

Tom Hartley to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Tossed up again on middle stump, Ravindra Jadeja leans ahead to defend.

0
33.4

Tom Hartley to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Tossed up on off stump, Ravindra Jadeja gets a big stride across to negate the turn and blocks it out.

0
33.3

Tom Hartley to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Drifted down leg and keeping low, this time the keeper does well to collect it.

0
33.2

Tom Hartley to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Flights it up on a nagging length on leg stump and turning in, Ravindra Jadeja gets an inside edge to short fine leg and looks for one but has to get back quickly.

1
33.1

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run

Floated up full and on the stumps, Shreyas Iyer works it away towards the vacant mid-wicket region and picks up a single as the bowler chases it down.

End of over 335 runs
IND: 107/5CRR: 3.24
Ball
  • 4(4LB)
  • 0
  • 1
  • W
  • 0
  • 0
0
32.6

Joe Root to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Nicely flighted and drifted onto off, Ravindra Jadeja gets a big stride out in front and blocks it with a dead bat.

0
32.5

Joe Root to Ravindra Jadeja, no run

Tossed up around the off stump, Ravindra Jadeja gets on the front foot and blocks it out.

9:20 AM IST Ravindra Jadeja walks out to bat for India at number 7.
W
32.4

Joe Root to KL Rahul, no run

OUT! LBW! A huge appeal and the finger goes up. It looked quite straight but KL Rahul has taken the review. Joe Root bowls this one quicker at 91 clicks and on a nagging length around off and middle. The ball turns back in as Rahul goes on the back foot to tuck it away but is beaten and gets hit on the pads. There is nothing on UltraEdge and Ball Tracking comes up with three reds. India lose a second review but more importantly, Joe Root has picked up a massive wicket in the context of the game. India now need 124 runs to win with half the side back in the hut.

1
32.3

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run

Short around off and turning back in, Shreyas Iyer uses the depth of the crease and backs away to cut it in front of point for one.

0
32.2

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Tossed up full on middle, Shreyas Iyer leans ahead to defend.

4
32.1

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, 4 runs

FOUR LEG BYES! Runs flowing here via extras and that will really annoy England. Quicker and flatter on middle and leg, turning back in sharply and the ball just takes a bit of pad on its way past the keeper and rolls away into the fence.

End of over 325 runs
IND: 102/4CRR: 3.19
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 4(4B)
  • 0
  • 0
KL Rahul:22 (47)
Tom Hartley:12-2-32-4
0
31.6

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Tossed up full and around off, pushed out toward cover.

0
31.5

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Consistent turn here for Tom Hartley. This is floated up on a length around off and turning away, Rahul plays nicely inside the line yet again.

4
31.4

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, 4 runs

FOUR BYES! Oh, that has beaten everyone. Fuller one around off and turning away, KL Rahul plays nicely inside the line and the ball stays really low and goes through the keeper into the fence.

1
31.3

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run

Shorter one on the stumps, worked away from inside the crease through mid-wicket for a run.

0
31.2

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, no run

And again! A bit shorter and turning away square from around off, Shreyas Iyer drops the hands and plays inside the line.

0
31.1

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Lovely delivery, turn and bounce! Flighted up on a length around off and this one grips and rips away sharply, Shreyas Iyer drops his hands and lets it through to the keeper.

End of over 312 runs
IND: 97/4CRR: 3.13
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
KL Rahul:22 (44)
Joe Root:10-2-25-0
1
30.6

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run

Floats it up on the legs, Shreyas Iyer works it away through mid-wicket and gets off the mark with a single.

0
30.5

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Flatter one, on a length and around off and middle, Shreyas Iyer gets back and across to keep this one out.

0
30.4

Joe Root to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Pushed through just a bit quciker and down the leg side, Shreyas Iyer looks to glance it away but misses.

1
30.3

Joe Root to KL Rahul, 1 run

Flatter one on leg stump, KL Rahul goes back in his crease and tucks it away past square leg for a single.

0
30.2

Joe Root to KL Rahul, no run

Slower through the air again at 84.3 clicks and on off stump, KL Rahul blocks it out.

0
30.1

Joe Root to KL Rahul, no run

Holds it back a touch and flights it up on a length around off at 85 clicks, KL Rahul leans forward to defend.

9:08 AM IST Joe Root comes into the attack to bowl the second over of this Session.
End of over 300 run
IND: 95/4CRR: 3.17
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • W
  • 0
  • 0
KL Rahul:21 (41)
Tom Hartley:11-2-31-4
0
29.6

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, no run

A wicket-maiden to begin the final session on Day 4! This is floated up full and on middle and leg, Shreyas Iyer looks to clip it away but almost gets a leading edge back to the bowler.

0
29.5

Tom Hartley to Shreyas Iyer, no run

Nicely flighted delivery on off stump and turning in, Shreyas Iyer tentatively leans on and manages to block it with soft hands.

9:05 AM IST Shreyas Iyer walks in to bat at number 6 for India.
W
29.4

Tom Hartley to Axar Patel, no run

OUT! CAUGHT AND BOWLED! Soft dismissal and Axar Patel will be livid with himself. Tom Hartley tosses this one up on a length around middle and turns it back in, Axar Patel gets on the front foot and looks to drive on the up but the ball bounces a bit and gets chipped back to the bowler. Hartley takes an easy return caatch low to his left on the followthrough and gets his fourth wicket. England strike right after the interval.

0
29.3

Tom Hartley to Axar Patel, no run

On a length and around leg stump, Axar Patel keeps it out on the leg side.

0
29.2

Tom Hartley to Axar Patel, no run

Slower through the air but bowled shorter and turns it down the leg side, Axar Patel looks to swivel and pull but misses.

0
29.1

Tom Hartley to Axar Patel, no run

Tosses it up full and on the pads, Axar Patel nudges it away behind short leg.

9:01 AM IST We are all set to start the Third and the final session on Day 4. KL Rahul and Axar Patel are walking out to bat for India along with the Umpires and the England team. India needs 136 runs to win and England will look to pick up 7 wickets before that. Tom Hartley (10-1-31-3) will start the attack for England. Let's Play!
8:59 AM IST ... DAY 4, THIRD SESSION ...
8:51 AM IST Right then, the Test match is nicely poised at the moment where both the teams have a chance to emerge victorious. India still needs 136 runs to win and England needs 7 wickets before that. Time is no factor in this match as there is one full day left tomorrow. The Final session of the day is coming up which is definitely going to keep all of us on the edge of our seats as this session can determine where the result is going to fall on this 1st Test of this series between England and India. Stay tuned for the final session of Day 4 which is going to start in the next 20 minutes.
8:53 AM IST England on the other hand have been pretty solid with their tactics but they did let it slip in the last half an hour of the session. Tom Hartley seems to have let go of all the jitters from the first innings and bowled brilliantly as he picked all three wickets. Joe Root did bowl well in patches but Ben Stokes would have liked a bit more from him. Jack Leach also bowled a few overs and looked good but they still need to keep their focus and look to take wickets as the runs will keep on coming sooner or later.
8:42 AM IST SESSION SUMMARY - 29 overs, 95 runs and 3 wickets. Another riveting session of Test cricket has gone by and at the end of it, India still need 136 runs to win with 7 wickets in hand. England looked to be in control of that session for a long time but India have managed to pull it back nicely with an unbeaten stand of 32 runs between KL Rahul and Axar Patel. For India, it wasn't the best of starts as Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shubman Gill both fell in the same over in the first half an hour or so and then the skipper was also undone by Tom Hartley. Rahul though ha taken his form from the first innings and hasn't let that dropped catch of Ollie Pope bother him too much. Axar, who has been sent up the top order has done a fine job as well.
End of over 290 run
IND: 95/3CRR: 3.28
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
KL Rahul:21 (41)
Axar Patel:17 (38)
Joe Root:9-2-23-0
0
28.6

Joe Root to KL Rahul, no run

Well negotiated by KL Rahul and England end the session with a maiden. Joe Root flights this one up on the off stump, Rahul leans on and blcoks it with a dead bat. That will be Tea on Day 4!

0
28.5

Joe Root to KL Rahul, no run

Tossed up on the stumps, KL Rahul uses his feet but drives it right back at the bowler.

0
28.4

Joe Root to KL Rahul, no run

Fuller this time on off and middle, defended out by Rahul.

0
28.3

Joe Root to KL Rahul, no run

Tossed up on a length around middle and turning back in, KL Rahul blocks it off the back foot down the pitch.

0
28.2

Joe Root to KL Rahul, no run

In the air but safe! Shorter on leg stump and turning back in, KL Rahul goes on the back foot and gets an inside edge that goes off the thigh pads and lobs up well behind short leg.

0
28.1

Joe Root to KL Rahul, no run

Joe Root comes back in to bowl probably what is going to be the final over of the session. Starts with a tossed-up ball around off, KL Rahul leans on and pushes it away to mid off.

End of over 281 run
IND: 95/3CRR: 3.39
Ball
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Axar Patel:17 (38)
KL Rahul:21 (35)
Mark Wood:4-1-10-0
0
27.6

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Another well-directed short ball at the body and this one comes in at an awkward height, Axar Patel hops back and does well to nudge it past short leg.

0
27.5

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Short again at 143.6 clicks and right around the rib cage, KL Rahul hops again and keeps it down on the bounce to short leg.

0
27.4

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Quick and short again over the stumps, Axar Patel hops back and keeps it down on the track using soft hands.

0
27.3

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Banged in short over off stump at a good pace as well, Axar Patel does well to duck under that one.

1
27.2

Mark Wood to KL Rahul, 1 run

Drop and run! Good length around the top of off and just tailing back in a bit at 140.2 clicks, KL Rahul plays it with soft hands and in front of point for a quick single.

0
27.1

Mark Wood to KL Rahul, no run

Hard length over off stump, KL Rahul stands tall and plays it toward mid off.

End of over 2713 runs
IND: 94/3CRR: 3.48
Ball
  • 1
  • 0
  • 4
  • 0
  • 4
  • 4
Axar Patel:17 (34)
KL Rahul:20 (33)
Rehan Ahmed:1-0-13-0
4
26.6

Rehan Ahmed to Axar Patel, 4 runs

FOUR! A third boundary in the over and all the pressure is released. Way too short again and angling into the body, Axar Patel hangs back and pulls it away nicely through square leg for four more runs. Ollie Pope had to dive for cover there.

4
26.5

Rehan Ahmed to Axar Patel, 4 runs

FOUR! This time to the right of mid off! Tossed up outside off stump, Axar Patel leans on well and creams it away past mid off for another boundary.

0
26.4

Rehan Ahmed to Axar Patel, no run

Too short and turning down the leg side, Axar Patel looks to pull but misses.

4
26.3

Rehan Ahmed to Axar Patel, 4 runs

FOUR! Just too full from Rehan Ahmed and Axar Patel picks up a boundary. This is tossed up on off stump, Axar gets to the pitch of the ball and drills it well to the left of mid off for a boundary.

0
26.2

Rehan Ahmed to Axar Patel, no run

Flatter one on the pads, Axar Patel nudges it behind short leg.

1
26.1

Rehan Ahmed to KL Rahul, 1 run

Rehan Ahmed comes into the attack now and begins with a shorter one that turns away from off at just 80 clicks. KL Rahul rocks back and cuts it away behind point for a single.

End of over 260 run
IND: 81/3CRR: 3.12
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Axar Patel:5 (29)
KL Rahul:19 (32)
Mark Wood:3-1-9-0
0
25.6

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Maiden! Good length at 142.6 clicks, starts on middle and angles into the pads, Axar Patel stays back and tucks it to the leg side.

0
25.5

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Takes pace off and bowls it fuller on the off stump at just 120 clicks, Axar Patel is drawn into the drive and hits it straight to extra cover.

0
25.4

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Goes full now and angles it in at the toes, Axar Patel flicks it away to mid-wicket.

0
25.3

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Another effort bumper from Mark Wood, banged in short and down the leg side at 141 clicks and the ball almost takes an age to reach the keeper which gives an indication of how slow the surface is.

0
25.2

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Attempted bumper but angling down the leg side at 143.3 clicks and Axar Patel gets inside the line to leave it alone.

0
25.1

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Back of a length at 142 clicks and angled into the body, Axar Patel hangs back and drops it down with soft hands in front of mid-wicket.

End of over 258 runs
IND: 81/3CRR: 3.24
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 4
  • 4
  • 0
  • 0
KL Rahul:19 (32)
Axar Patel:5 (23)
Tom Hartley:10-1-31-3
0
24.6

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Stifled appeal for LBW and nothing more. Tossed up full on leg stump, KL Rahul looks for the paddle again but fails to get it away. The ball rolls toward short fine leg.

0
24.5

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Flatter one pushed through on the stumps, KL Rahul keeps it out off the back foot.

4
24.4

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, 4 runs

FOUR! That is a shot of real authority! Tom Hartley gives this one a bit too much air and floats it full on the leg stump, KL Rahul gets down on one knee and nails the sweep a lot squarer and into the square leg fence for four more runs. 150 more needed now.

4
24.3

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, 4 runs

FOUR! Nicely done by KL Rahul! Floated up full and on the stumps, Rahul sits down for the paddle sweep and gets it very fine for a boundary to fine leg.

0
24.2

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

On the shorter side around off, KL Rahul backs away and cuts it to point.

0
24.1

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Slightly shorter on middle and leg, KL Rahul goes on the back foot to defend and the ball slides straight on this time but Rahul manages to keep it out.

End of over 241 run
IND: 73/3CRR: 3.04
Ball
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Axar Patel:5 (23)
KL Rahul:11 (26)
Mark Wood:2-0-9-0
0
23.6

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Hits the deck hard and bowls it over the off stump, Axar Patel presses back and taps it in front of point.

0
23.5

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Hard length over middle and angling in, Axar Patel stands tall and pushes it down mid on.

0
23.4

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Full and on off stump at 141 clicks, looking for some reverse swing that isn't there yet and Axar Patel jams it back to the bowler.

0
23.3

Mark Wood to Axar Patel, no run

Comes from around the stumps to the left-hander and angles it in on a shortish length into the body. Axar Patel hangs back and just tucks it to the leg side.

1
23.2

Mark Wood to KL Rahul, 1 run

Shorter and straighter at 137 clicks, tucked away off the hips by KL Rahul and to deep square leg for a run.

0
23.1

Mark Wood to KL Rahul, no run

Starts on a back of a length and at just 133.4 clicks, angling it in from around off. KL Rahul gets on the back foot and manages to push it out on the off side.

8:14 AM IST Mark Wood (1-0-8-0) comes back into the attack.
End of over 232 runs
IND: 72/3CRR: 3.13
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
KL Rahul:10 (24)
Axar Patel:5 (19)
Tom Hartley:9-1-23-3
1
22.6

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, 1 run

Drops it short over middle, KL Rahul goes deep in the crease and works it away past square leg for a single.

0
22.5

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

That one turned square! Almost a similar line again and just a tad shorter, KL Rahul looks to lean ahead and block but does well to withdraw the bat and just play well inside the line of the ball.

0
22.4

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Beauty! Just slows it up and keeps it on a length on off stump, the ball angles in a bit and then grips and spins away. KL Rahul leans on to block but the ball goes just past the outside edge.

1
22.3

Tom Hartley to Axar Patel, 1 run

Just drags the length back a bit and bowls it on the pads, Axar Patel goes back in his crease to flick it past leg gully for a single.

0
22.2

Tom Hartley to Axar Patel, no run

Tossed up around middle, Axar Patel gets on the front foot and blocks it off.

0
22.1

Tom Hartley to Axar Patel, no run

Tom Hartley comes back in from the other end and starts with a low full toss around off, Axar Patel drives it gently to short mid off.

End of over 223 runs
IND: 70/3CRR: 3.18
Ball
  • 1
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
KL Rahul:9 (21)
Axar Patel:4 (16)
Joe Root:8-1-23-0
0
21.6

Joe Root to KL Rahul, no run

Floated up around middle, KL Rahul leans forward to defend.

0
21.5

Joe Root to KL Rahul, no run

A bit more round arm and floated very full outside off, KL Rahul gets on the front foot but toe-ends the drive toward mid off.

1
21.4

Joe Root to Axar Patel, 1 run

Fuller one drifted into middle, driven nicely along the ground down to long off for one more.

1
21.3

Joe Root to KL Rahul, 1 run

On the shorter side, KL Rahul rocks back and cuts it away through the point region for a single.

0
21.2

Joe Root to KL Rahul, no run

Flatter one, pushed outside off and looking to turn it back in, KL Rahul strides across and gets an inside edge onto the pads.

1
21.1

Joe Root to Axar Patel, 1 run

Tossed up way to full and on middle, Axar Patel takes the front leg out and drives it through wide mid off for a single.

End of over 212 runs
IND: 67/3CRR: 3.19
Ball
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
Axar Patel:2 (14)
KL Rahul:8 (17)
Jack Leach:5-1-15-0
1
20.6

Jack Leach to Axar Patel, 1 run

On a length and on the pads, this is flicked away through the square leg region for an easy single.

0
20.5

Jack Leach to Axar Patel, no run

Flights it up on a length on leg stump and the ball turns in, Axar Patel looks to tuck but the ball turns past the bat and into the hands of the keeper.

0
20.4

Jack Leach to Axar Patel, no run

A bit fuller and straighter, Axar Patel leans on and nudges it to short leg.

0
20.3

Jack Leach to Axar Patel, no run

Slower through the air and flighted up on middle stump, turning back in, Axar Patel tucks it past short leg.

1
20.2

Jack Leach to KL Rahul, 1 run

Floated up full and drifted into the pads, KL Rahul leans on and gets his hands out in front before just nudging it toward mid-wicket for a single.

0
20.1

Jack Leach to KL Rahul, no run

Loopy delivery, very full on middle and leg, KL Rahul makes a bit of room and jams it out toward extra cover.

End of over 200 run
IND: 65/3CRR: 3.25
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Axar Patel:1 (10)
KL Rahul:7 (15)
Joe Root:7-1-20-0
0
19.6

Joe Root to Axar Patel, no run

Nice and full again on the stumps, Axar Patel plays it back to the bowler off the front foot.

0
19.5

Joe Root to Axar Patel, no run

Too full and around off stump, Axar Patel keeps it out on the off side.

0
19.4

Joe Root to Axar Patel, no run

Beaten! Tosses this one right up on the off stump, Axar Patel gets forward to defend but the ball just pitches in front of the bat and turns away sharply past the outside edge with some extra bounce as well.

0
19.3

Joe Root to Axar Patel, no run

Floated up full around off, Axar Patel plays it away with soft hands past silly point.

0
19.2

Joe Root to Axar Patel, no run

Oh that is a gritty leave! Joe Root goes a bit wider on the crease and angles it in from outside off, Axar Patel leans on and shoulders arms as he thinks the ball will turn away but it keeps coming on with the angle and misses the of stump.

0
19.1

Joe Root to Axar Patel, no run

Joe Root comes back into the attack and begins with a round-arm delivery from around the stumps. This is drifted into the legs of Axar Patel who clips it away on the leg side.

End of over 192 runs
IND: 65/3CRR: 3.42
Ball
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
KL Rahul:7 (15)
Jack Leach:4-1-13-0
0
18.6

Jack Leach to KL Rahul, no run

Gives it a nice loop and flights it up on the middle stump line, KL Rahul watches it well and blocks it out on the off side.

1
18.5

Jack Leach to Axar Patel, 1 run

Tossed up now on middle and leg, Axar Patel steps out and drives it firmly down to long on for a single.

0
18.4

Jack Leach to Axar Patel, no run

Flatter one again on middle and leg, Axar Patel blocks it out.

0
18.3

Jack Leach to Axar Patel, no run

Flat and around leg stump, turning sharply down the leg side and Axar Patel leaves it only before Ben Foakes makes a good pouch.

1
18.2

Jack Leach to KL Rahul, 1 run

Tossed up full around off stump, KL Rahul pushes it out toward covers for a single.

0
18.1

Jack Leach to KL Rahul, no run

Gets away with it. This is floated full and down the leg side, KL Rahul sweeps it away but straight to short fine leg.

End of over 180 run
IND: 63/3CRR: 3.50
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • W
  • 0
KL Rahul:6 (12)
Tom Hartley:8-1-21-3
0
17.6

Tom Hartley to Axar Patel, no run

A wicket-maiden for Tom Hartley! Pushed through a bit fuller on middle and leg, Axar Patel nudges it gently to the left of short leg.

7:53 AM IST Axar Patel comes in to bat at number 5 for India.
W
17.5

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

OUT! LBW! A massive appeal for LBW and after a few seconds, the finger goes up. Rohit Sharma has a word with KL Rahul and opts to review. This is beautifully bowled by Tom Hartley as he slows it right up and drifts it onto the stumps, pulling the length back a few inches yet again. Rohit leans on to defend off the front foot but the ball holds its line and beats the inside edge to hit the pads. There is nothing on UltraEdge and three reds come up on Ball Tracking. A huge wicket for England and Tom Hartley is having a fine second half of his debut Test match as he gets his third victim of the innings.

0
17.4

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

Flighted delivery onto middle and leg, Rohit Sharma defends it out with a straight bat.

0
17.3

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

Just drags back the length a few inches and tosses it up around off, Rohit Sharma gets a good stride forward but the ball hits the handle of the bat.

0
17.2

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

Floated up around off stump, Rohit Sharma gets on the front foot and keeps it out on the off side.

0
17.1

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

That one kept low! On a length on off and middle and the ball just skids across the turf, Rohit Sharma does well to hang back and gets his bat down in time.

End of over 1710 runs
IND: 63/2CRR: 3.71
Ball
  • 1
  • 4
  • 4
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
Rohit Sharma:39 (53)
KL Rahul:6 (12)
Jack Leach:3-1-11-0
1
16.6

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

Floated up on the legs, Rohit Sharma tucks it away neatly through mid-wicket for a single.

0
16.5

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, no run

Pushed through on the off stump line, Rohit Sharma defends it out from his crease.

0
16.4

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, no run

On the shorter side on the stumps, Rohit Sharma blocks it out.

4
16.3

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, 4 runs

FOUR! And again! This is flighted up on the off stump, Rohit Sharma goes for the reverse sweep again and gets it off the top edge well over Joe Root at first slip for another boundary.

4
16.2

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, 4 runs

FOUR! Nicely done! Rohit Sharma brings out the reverse sweep now, taking a leaf out of Pope's book. This is tossed up around off, Rohit gets down on one knee and sweeps it a bit uppishly but quickly past Jonny Bairstow who is fielding on his knees at wide slip for a boundary.

1
16.1

Jack Leach to KL Rahul, 1 run

On a nagging length on off and middle, turning away gently at 83.3 clicks, KL Rahul has enough time to go on the back foot and work it away in front of square leg for a single.

End of over 165 runs
IND: 53/2CRR: 3.31
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 4
Rohit Sharma:30 (48)
KL Rahul:5 (11)
Tom Hartley:7-0-21-2
4
15.6

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, 4 runs

FOUR! Fine shot for Four. Tom Hartley drifts down the leg stump and gets punished! Pitches the ball up outside the line of the leg stump and Rohit Sharma sweeps the ball hard and fine, taking it to the deep backward square leg boundary along the ground. Indian skipper picks up another boundary to end the over.

1
15.5

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, 1 run

Pitches the ball up on the stumps. KL Rahul flicks the ball to deep square leg for a single.

0
15.4

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Beats him all ends up, Tom Hartley. KL Rahul looks to play the defence but gets beaten.

0
15.3

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. KL Rahul offers a front foot defence.

7:38 AM IST Ollie Pope has been hit right on the helmet standing close in at silly point and the physio comes out for a concussion check. The umpires also call for Drinks. The first hour or so of the post-Lunch session on Day 4 has belonged to England yet again as they have kept the runs in a fair bit of check and have picked up a couple of wickets as well. Skipper, Rohit Sharma is still out there though and KL Rahul will have to do what he did in the first innings if India are to win this game. It is all slowly boiling up here and the equation for India reads - 183 runs needed with 8 wickets in hand.
0
15.2

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Short and wide by Tom Hartley and KL Rahul rocks back and cuts the ball hard but straight into the helmet of Ollie Pope standing at silly point.

0
15.1

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Just short on the off stump. KL Rahul stays back and blocks it off well.

End of over 150 run
IND: 48/2CRR: 3.20
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Rohit Sharma:26 (47)
KL Rahul:4 (6)
Jack Leach:2-1-1-0
0
14.6

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, no run

Just short on the off stump line. Rohit Sharma stays back and blocks the ball well towards mid off.

0
14.5

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, no run

Beats the outside edge for the third time in the over. Rohit Sharma survives again.

0
14.4

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, no run

Low fulltoss on the off stump. Rohit Sharma looks to reverse sweep but mistimes it towards covers.

0
14.3

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, no run

Pitches the b all up again on the off stump and gets it to turn away. Rohit Sharma gets beaten again off the front foot.

0
14.2

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, no run

Just short on the stumps. Rohit Sharma stays back and blocks it off.

0
14.1

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, no run

Tossed up slow on the off stump, turning away. Rohit Sharma takes the front foot out and gets beaten.

End of over 145 runs
IND: 48/2CRR: 3.43
Ball
  • 1
  • 0
  • 4
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
KL Rahul:4 (6)
Rohit Sharma:26 (41)
Tom Hartley:6-0-16-2
0
13.6

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Just short on the stumps. KL Rahul stays back and blocks it well to end the over.

0
13.5

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Pitched up on the off stump. KL Rahul offers a front foot defence.

0
13.4

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Good turn and bounce beating the outside edge of KL Rahul as he looks to block the ball.

4
13.3

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, 4 runs

FOUR! Will that be called a chance dropped? Zak Crawley has no clue where the ball is and he moves in the wrong direction. Short ball from Tom Hartley on the off stump and KL Rahul makes room and cuts it hard to the left of Zak Crawley who misses the ball completely and the ball races away to the fence but it looks like it would landed have in front of him anyway.

0
13.2

Tom Hartley to KL Rahul, no run

Tossed up ball on the off stump. KL Rahul offers a front foot defence.

1
13.1

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

Just short outside the off stump line. Rohit Sharma taps the ball through covers from the crease and takes an easy single.

End of over 131 run
IND: 43/2CRR: 3.31
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
KL Rahul:0 (1)
Rohit Sharma:25 (40)
Jack Leach:1-0-1-0
0
12.6

Jack Leach to KL Rahul, no run

Tosses the ball up on the middle stump line. KL Rahul offers a front foot defence.

1
12.5

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

Pitched up on the stumps. Rohit Sharma flicks the ball to the right of mid on and runs a single.

0
12.4

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, no run

Just short on the off stump. Rohit Sharma stays back and blocks it off towards point.

0
12.3

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, no run

Fuller in the middle stump again. Rohit Sharma watchfully blocks it off.

0
12.2

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, no run

Pitches the ball up again on the middle stump line. Rohit Sharma takes the front leg out and taps it out.

0
12.1

Jack Leach to Rohit Sharma, no run

Tosses the ball up on the middle stump line. Rohit Sharma blocks it off the front foot.

7:22 AM IST KL Rahul walks in with India in a spot of some bother. Also, Jack Leach is finally into the attack with England looking to attack.
End of over 124 runs
IND: 42/2CRR: 3.50
Ball
  • 4
  • 0
  • 0
  • W
  • 0
  • W
W
11.6

Tom Hartley to Shubman Gill, no run

OUT! CAUGHT! Tom Hartley turns the game in one over as he now sends back Shubman Gill as well. Tosses the ball up on the off stump line and Shubman Gill takes a big stride forward and looks to block it. There is some extra bounce in the ball and Shubman Gill is not able to keep it down, hits it straight into the hands of Ollie Pope standing at silly point who takes another catch to send the Indian number 3 back.

0
11.5

Tom Hartley to Shubman Gill, no run

Bowls it low and short on the off stump. Shubman Gill stays back and taps it back to the bowler.

7:18 AM IST Shubman Gill walks in at number 3.
W
11.4

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

OUT! CAUGHT! Yashasvi Jaiswal is gone! Tom Hartley holds the length back on the leg stump line as he watches Yashasvi Jaiswal step out of the crease. Yashasvi Jaiswal looks to flick it on the leg side and pick up a single but in the end strokes it straight to Ollie Pope sitting at short leg who take a brilliant reflection catch to send the Indian left hander back to the hut.

0
11.3

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitched up on the off stump. Yashasvi Jaiswal blocks it off the front foot.

0
11.2

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

On the fuller length on off. Yashasvi Jaiswal blocks it off the front foot.

4
11.1

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, 4 runs

FOUR! Cut away handsomely by Yashasvi Jaiswal to pick up a boundary. Short and wide by Tom Hartley and Yashasvi Jaiswal stays back on the crease and cuts it hard through the point region for a welcome boundary.

End of over 113 runs
IND: 38/0CRR: 3.45
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
Joe Root:6-0-20-0
2
10.6

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, 2 runs

Drifting down the pads this time. Rohit Sharma flicks it to the fine leg area and runs a couple to end the over.

1
10.5

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, 1 run

Pitched up on the off stump. Yashasvi Jaiswal drives the ball to long off and takes a run.

0
10.4

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitches the ball up outside the leg stump. Yashasvi Jaiswal gets a hit on the pads but survives.

0
10.3

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Too full on the off stump, slower in the air. Yashasvi Jaiswal drives the ball but straight to covers.

0
10.2

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Fuller on the off stump again. Yashasvi Jaiswal offers a front foot defence.

0
10.1

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitched up on the off stump. Yashasvi Jaiswal blocks it off the front foot.

End of over 103 runs
IND: 35/0CRR: 3.50
Ball
  • 2(2LB)
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
0
9.6

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

Holds the length back on the of stump. Rohit Sharma punches the ball straight to covers to end the over.

0
9.5

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

On the fuller length again. Rohit Sharma blocks it off the front foot.

0
9.4

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

Tosses the ball up outside the line of the off stump. Rohit Sharma gets a hit on the pads and there is a huge appeal for LBW turned down.

1
9.3

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, 1 run

Fuller on the off stump line. Yashasvi Jaiswal drives the ball through covers and runs a single.

0
9.2

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitched up on the off stump. Yashasvi Jaiswal offers a front foot defence.

2
9.1

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, 2 runs

2 Leg byes. Short ball on the stumps turning away from the stumps. Yashasvi Jaiswal looks to pull it away but gets a hit on the pads and the batters runs back for a couple from the fine leg region.

End of over 95 runs
IND: 32/0CRR: 3.56
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 4
  • 0
Joe Root:5-0-17-0
0
8.6

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, no run

On the pads, fuller. Rohit Sharma flicks the ball to mid-wicket to end the over.

4
8.5

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, 4 runs

FOUR! Another fulltoss and another boundary! Joe Root is not able to pitch the ball this time and ends up bowling a low fulltoss on the off stump. Rohit Sharma drives the ball straight through mid off and picks up another boundary for him.

0
8.4

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, no run

Pitched up on the off stump. Rohit Sharma offers a front foot defence.

1
8.3

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, 1 run

Fuller again on the off stump. Yashasvi Jaiswal this time drives the ball towards long off and runs a single.

0
8.2

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitched up on the off stump. Yashasvi Jaiswal drives the ball well but straight to covers.

0
8.1

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. Yashasvi Jaiswal taps the ball back to the bowler.

End of over 82 runs
IND: 27/0CRR: 3.38
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
1
7.6

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, 1 run

Bowls on a nagging length on the leg stump line. Yashasvi Jaiswal flicks the ball to deep mid-wicket and runs a single.

0
7.5

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Just short on the stumps. Yashasvi Jaiswal blocks it off from the crease.

0
7.4

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitches the ball up outside the leg stump. Yashasvi Jaiswal looks to play the reverse sweep but misses the ball.

1
7.3

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

Just short again on the stumps. Rohit Sharma drives the ball to sweepers for a single.

0
7.2

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

Short and wide, lack of bounce on this occasion. Rohit Sharma cuts it straight to covers.

0
7.1

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

Pitched up full on the off stump. Rohit Sharma takes the front oot out and blocks the ball well.

End of over 71 run
IND: 25/0CRR: 3.57
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Joe Root:4-0-12-0
0
6.6

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Comes back to the off stump line, fuller on length. Yashasvi Jaiswal takes the front foot out and blocks the ball well.

0
6.5

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Bowls one away from the off stump line. Yashasvi Jaiswal lets the ball go through.

0
6.4

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump line. Yashasvi Jaiswal drives the ball straight to covers.

1
6.3

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

Fuller on the stumps. Rohit Sharma steps down and flicks the ball to long on for a run.

0
6.2

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, no run

Pitched up on the off stump. Rohit Sharma blocks it off the front foot.

0
6.1

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump. Rohit Sharma taps the ball back to the bowler.

End of over 62 runs
IND: 24/0CRR: 4.00
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
0
5.6

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Tossed up on the off stump. Yashasvi Jaiswal blocks it off the front foot to end the over.

1
5.5

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

Pitches the ball up on the leg stump line. Rohit Sharma gets down on a knee and sweeps the ball to deep square leg for a single.

0
5.4

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

Fuller on the off stump line. Rohit Sharma offers a front foot defence.

1
5.3

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, 1 run

Just short on the pads, flicked away for a single from deep mid-wicket.

0
5.2

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Just short on the stumps. Yashasvi Jaiswal stays back and blocks it off.

0
5.1

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitches the ball up on the line of the stumps. Yashasvi Jaiswal looks to play it with the spin and gets a hit on the pads. Huge appeal for LBW but the Umpire says NO. England take a review this time. The UltraEdge shows no bat involved and the Ball Tracking shows that the ball is pitched in line, the impact is on the line and the ball is turning away from the stumps. The decision stays NOT OUT.

End of over 55 runs
IND: 22/0CRR: 4.40
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 4
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
Joe Root:3-0-11-0
0
4.6

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, no run

Holds the length on the off stump. Rohit Sharma stays back and blocks it off.

0
4.5

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, no run

Pitched up on the off stump. Rohit Sharma blocks it off the front foot.

1
4.4

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, 1 run

Pitched up on the off stump. Yashasvi Jaiswal drives the ball towards long off and takes a run.

4
4.3

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, 4 runs

FOUR! First boundary for Yashasvi Jaiswal as he brings out the big sweep out. Joe Root bowls one outside the line of the leg stump and Yashasvi Jaiswal says thank you and sweeps it hard along the ground beating short fine to his right and gets the ball through to the boundary.

0
4.2

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Tiosses the ball up outside the off stump. Yashasvi Jaiswal drives the ball straight to covers.

0
4.1

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump line. Yashasvi Jaiswal offers a front foot defence.

End of over 42 runs
IND: 17/0CRR: 4.25
Ball
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
0
3.6

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

Holds the length on the off stump. Rohit Sharma takes a big stride forward and offers a defence to end the over.

0
3.5

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

Bowls this one on the off stump line. Rohit Sharma takes the front leg out and blocks the ball well.

0
3.4

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

Fuller on the leg stump. Rohit Sharma taps it out to mid-wicket.

0
3.3

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, no run

Pitched up on the stumps. Rohit Sharma offers a front foot defence.

1
3.2

Tom Hartley to Yashasvi Jaiswal, 1 run

Gets off the mark, Yashasvi Jaiswal this time. Tom Hartley bowls it away from the off stump, fuller in length. Yashasvi Jaiswal drives the ball to the right of mid off and takes a run.

1
3.1

Tom Hartley to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

Pitched up on the leg stump line. Rohit Sharma taps the ball to the right of mid on and runs a quick single to get the left hander in strike.

End of over 35 runs
IND: 15/0CRR: 5.00
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 4
  • 1
  • 0
0
2.6

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitches the ball up on the leg stump line from the around the wicket angle. Yashasvi Jaiswal takes the front foot out and looks to block it but the ball hits him on the pads. Huge appeal for LBW but the Umpire says NO. England don't take the review as it looks to be missing the leg stump.

1
2.5

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

Tossed up again outside the off stump line. Rohit Sharma punches the ball to the covers gap and runs a single.

4
2.4

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, 4 runs

FOUR! This time he doesn't miss out on the full toss! Drives it straight past mid off and gets himself a boundary. Rohit Sharma picks up his third boundary of the innings already.

0
2.3

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, no run

Pitched up on the off stump from around the wicket angle. Rohit Sharma offers a solid front foot defence.

0
2.2

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, no run

Holds the length back on the off stump. Rohit Sharma stays back and blocks it off.

0
2.1

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, no run

Full toss on the off stump line. Rohit Sharma drives it straight to covers.

6:41 AM IST Jack Leach is back on the ground which is a good sign for England.
End of over 29 runs
IND: 10/0CRR: 5.00
Ball
  • 4
  • 0
  • 0
  • 4
  • 1(1LB)
  • 0
0
1.6

Mark Wood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Good length ball left alone as it is outside the line of the off stump. End of the over.

1
1.5

Mark Wood to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

Leg bye. Hits the length outside the line of the leg stump. Rohit Sharma gets a hit on the thigh pads and runs a single as leg byes from the square leg area.

4
1.4

Mark Wood to Rohit Sharma, 4 runs

FOUR! DROPPED! Rohit Sharma survives and gets a boundary as well. Mark Wood hits the length hard outside the off stump and gets a thick outside edge of Rohit Sharma's bat and carries to Zak Crawley at second slip. He misses the catch and the ball goes through his hands towards the third man boundary.

0
1.3

Mark Wood to Rohit Sharma, no run

Pitches the ball up on the off stump line. Rohit Sharma takes the front foot out and blocks it off.

0
1.2

Mark Wood to Rohit Sharma, no run

Hits the length outside the off-stump line. Rohit Sharma watchfully lets the ball go through.

4
1.1

Mark Wood to Rohit Sharma, 4 runs

FOUR! The first boundary for India and it's off Rohit Sharma's bat! Short ball outside the line of the off stump and Rohit Sharma stays back and times the ball well to the left of point taking it racings towards the point boundary for Four runs.

6:36 AM IST Mark Wood to steam in from the other end. Also, Jack Leach hasn't taken the field due to that heavily strapped knee and England are a bowler short here.
End of over 11 run
IND: 1/0CRR: 1.00
Ball
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
0
0.6

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitched short outside the off-stump line. Yashasvi Jaiswal goes back and lets the ball go through. Good bounce once again.

0
0.5

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Just short on the off stump, gets extra bounce on this occasion. Yashasvi Jaiswal stays on the crease and blocks it off well.

0
0.4

Joe Root to Yashasvi Jaiswal, no run

Pitched up to the left-hander. Yashasvi Jaiswal takes the front foot out and blocks the ball well.

1
0.3

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

Just short at the stumps and its first runs for India as Rohit Sharma flicks the ball to deep mid-wicket and takes a run to get off the mark.

0
0.2

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, no run

Holds the length on the off stump. Rohit Sharma stays back and taps it back to the bowler.

0
0.1

Joe Root to Rohit Sharma, no run

Tosses the ball up, on the middle stump line from around the wicket. Rohit Sharma takes the front foot out and blocks it off well.

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