India vs England Highlights, 4th Test, Day 1: India reach 24/1 at stumps, trail England by 181 runs
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MAR 04, 2021 04:50 PM IST
Stumps on Day 1
4th Test: India reach 24/1 (Pujara 15*, Anderson 1/5) at stumps on Day 1, trail England by 181 runs
MAR 04, 2021 04:48 PM IST
2 overs left
India do not need to do anything fancy now. Just a matter of 2 overs left -- the hosts just need to put the bat on the ball and ensure they do not lost any wicket. Temperament is the name of the game.
MAR 04, 2021 04:39 PM IST
4 overs to go
Yes, only 4 overs to go in the day!!!!! Are you excited much!? What will happen? Will there be a twist in the tale? Find out as final action of the day plays out.
MAR 04, 2021 04:31 PM IST
Playing out the day
India opener and Cheteshwar Pujara are playing out the day. Smart strategy, just need to stay in the middle and start fresh tomorrow. Matter of 6 overs.
MAR 04, 2021 04:16 PM IST
Shubman Gill gone for a duck:
· 2nd duck in Tests.
· Gill is the 3rd Indian batsman to be dismissed for a duck by Anderson this series after Jasprit Bumrah and Ajinkya Rahane at Chennai.
MAR 04, 2021 04:11 PM IST
IND vs ENG: Stats attack
Dismissing most batsmen before scoring:
104 Glenn McGrath/ JAMES ANDERSON
102 Shane Warne/ M Muralitharan
83 Dale Steyn
79 Courtney Walsh/ Wasim Akram
78 Stuart Broad
MAR 04, 2021 04:08 PM IST
Shubman Gill OUT!
GONE! Shubman Gill has been trapped by James Anderson. India take a review - goes to Umpire's call. Review retained -- but that is OUT! IND 0/1
MAR 04, 2021 04:05 PM IST
England all out
R Ashwin takes the final scalp as he dismissed Jack Leach. England are all out for 205.
MAR 04, 2021 03:44 PM IST
England go past 200
England have finally managed to get past the score of 200. They haven't been able to reach that score in the last four innings they have played.
MAR 04, 2021 03:33 PM IST
Axar Patel trapped Dom Bess in front of the stumps. India appealed and the umpire raised his finger. England took the DRS and lost the review. Axar gets his fourth wicket.
MAR 04, 2021 03:29 PM IST
Axar gets Lawrence's wicket
Lawrence was looking to get a fifty with a big shot but missed it completely. Easy stumping for Lawrence.
MAR 04, 2021 03:26 PM IST
India vs England 4th Test: Lawrence hits a boundary
Dan Lawrence stepped down the wicket and hit it straight towards the boundary.
MAR 04, 2021 03:23 PM IST
Axar to Lawrence: FOUR!
Axar bowled it a little short but Lawrence judged it beforehand as he hit it towards the boundary ropes.
MAR 04, 2021 03:17 PM IST
Another dismissal or is it?
Axar Patel has got the wicket of Dan Lawrence. The England batter hit the ball into the shoes of Shubman, umpire gave it out. But replays showed that the ball struck the ground before Shubman's shoes. Good decision by the third umpire.
MAR 04, 2021 03:09 PM IST
Ashwin to Foakes - OUT!
R Ashwin sends a floater and Foakes gets an edge. Rahane a superfielder at slips, takes an easy catch. ENG 170/7
MAR 04, 2021 03:05 PM IST
IND vs ENG: Stats attack
Ollie Pope gone for 29:
· 3rd consecutive innings in which he has been dismissed by Ashwin.
· Ashwin has now dismissed Pope on 4 instances, most by a bowler against Pope, which were all in this series.
· Out of his 7 innings in Asia, 6 times he has been out to a spinner.
MAR 04, 2021 02:56 PM IST
Ashwin to Pope - OUT!
GONE! R Ashwin finally breaks the partnership as he manages to induce an edge off Ollie Pope. Shubman Gill takes the catch at short leg. Umpire gives a soft signal out. Replays showed it got an inside edge. ENG 166/6
MAR 04, 2021 02:47 PM IST
India vs England 4th Test: India search for wickets
Partnership between Lawrence and Pope is growing stronger. India need to break this partnership to wrap up things quickly.
MAR 04, 2021 02:43 PM IST
Lawrence scoring quick runs
Dan Lawrence scored two boundaries in two overs. He is looking to get quick runs, but also batting safely. Smart strategy. If England finish above 200 with 5 wickets in hand, they would feel they are in the game.
MAR 04, 2021 02:34 PM IST
Back after Tea
Ollie Pope and Dan Lawrence return to bat after final sesion. India start the attack with Siraj.
MAR 04, 2021 02:16 PM IST
England have scored 144 runs at Tea. Pope and Lawrence are batting for the visitors.
MAR 04, 2021 02:08 PM IST
Ball struck the pads of Pope off the bowling of Ashwin. Umpire denied India's appeal and they decided against going for a referral. The replays showed the ball was going above the stumps. Right decision by India.
MAR 04, 2021 02:02 PM IST
Can Ishant provide the breakthrough?
Dan Lawrence and Ollie Pope have struck together a small partnership. Kohli has brought back Ishant and will hope his most experienced player can get a wicket for his team.
MAR 04, 2021 01:58 PM IST
Ashwin into the attack
Ashwin has only bowled 8 overs out of the 52 India have bowled. Does not happen that regularly.
MAR 04, 2021 01:51 PM IST
England batsmen using their feet
In the fourth test, England batters have used their feet to get to the pitch of the ball.
MAR 04, 2021 01:40 PM IST
Stokes played for the spin but it went straight in and struck his pads. Sundar appealed and the umpire raised his finger. England 121/5
MAR 04, 2021 01:30 PM IST
Stokes' reaches 50
Ben Stokes has completed his 24th Test fifty. He has looked assured on the wicket.
MAR 04, 2021 01:28 PM IST
Bounce in the wicket
The spinners are getting a lot of bounce from the wicket. The ball is travelling from the hands of Indian spinners.
MAR 04, 2021 01:20 PM IST
There is a direct hit but it looks like Ollie Pope is home. And he is.
MAR 04, 2021 01:13 PM IST
England are 101/4 at the drinks break. Siraj and Axar have got 2 wickets each.
MAR 04, 2021 01:08 PM IST
Sundar gets an edge off Stokes' bat
Sundar got an edge off Stokes' bat in his very first over. The ball went to the second slip but there wasn't any fielder. Stokes' survives.
MAR 04, 2021 12:55 PM IST
Axar into the attack
Axar Patel has been brought back into the attack. And on the first ball itself, he troubles the batsman. The umpires have gone to the third umpire to check if it is a catch. Replays showed it struck the pitch before Shubman to the catch.
MAR 04, 2021 12:48 PM IST
Shubman's fielding position
It an interesting position that Shubman Gill is standing. He is standing between square leg and short square.
MAR 04, 2021 12:46 PM IST
Can Pope score runs
Ollie Pope is low on confidence in the series as he hasn't been amongst the runs. Can he turn it around today?
MAR 04, 2021 12:25 PM IST
India wasted another review as Ashwin's delivery's impact was outside off. The Siraj struck the pads of Bairstow and the umpire raised his fingers. England took the DRS but the ball was hitting the stumps.
MAR 04, 2021 12:20 PM IST
The wicket doesn't look unplayable
The wicket for the fourth Test is not looking like it has some demons in it. The batsmen are able to hit their shots. Maybe the pink ball had its effects in the third Test.
MAR 04, 2021 12:12 PM IST
Ashwin will start the proceedings
R Ashwin will be up against Stokes in the first over after lunch.
MAR 04, 2021 12:02 PM IST
Play about to resume
The second session is about to begin in a few minutes.
MAR 04, 2021 11:31 AM IST
England have managed to navigate past the storm at the start of the innings. Bairstow and Stokes are batting as England and India head out for lunch.
MAR 04, 2021 11:23 AM IST
Run out chance
Miscommunication between Stokes and Bairstow. India needed a direct throw but it did not happen. Bairstow reached the crease.
MAR 04, 2021 11:13 AM IST
Stokes hits a Six
Ben Stokes has smashed Ashwin for a six over long on.
MAR 04, 2021 11:11 AM IST
Ashwin brought into the attack
Virat Kohli has brought R Ashwin into the attack.
MAR 04, 2021 11:08 AM IST
Bairstow and Stokes are playing with positive intent. They are playing their shots. Despite edging a few deliveries, runs have come off their bat.
MAR 04, 2021 11:00 AM IST
England reach 50
England have reached the score of 50 runs. Stokes and Bairstow are looking to stabilise the England innings after the loss of early wickets.
MAR 04, 2021 10:51 AM IST
Few words exchanged
Stokes has hit a boundary off Siraj. The Indian pacer bowled a short delivery which was smashed for a four. On the next delivery, Stokes edged it but it went between the wickets. Siraj had a few words with Stokes after that delivery.
MAR 04, 2021 10:37 AM IST
Mohammed Siraj has got the prized wicket of Joe Root. He trapped him right in front of the stumps and Root gone for 5 runs. England 30/3
MAR 04, 2021 10:29 AM IST
Root hits a boundary
Siraj bowled a bouncer, Root went for the pull but top-edged it. But luckily it went for a four.
MAR 04, 2021 10:27 AM IST
Can Root rescue Eng?
Joe Root hasn't looked at his best in the last two Tests but can he provide a platform for England?
MAR 04, 2021 10:12 AM IST
England have lost their second wicket. Zak Crawley tried to heave one over long-off but did not time it well as the ball went straight into the hands of Mohammed Siraj. England 15/2
MAR 04, 2021 10:09 AM IST
Axar to Crawley: Four!
Crawley went down the wicket and hit the ball straight towards long-off for a boundary.
MAR 04, 2021 09:58 AM IST
Axar Patel has struck in the first over as he sends back Dom Sibley. England 10/1
MAR 04, 2021 09:51 AM IST
Something for the pacers
The ball is swinging and it looks like the pitch has something for the pacers. But for how long can we expect the pacers to continue before spinners come into play.
MAR 04, 2021 09:39 AM IST
Siraj bowled an inswinger and it struck the pads of Sibley and raced to the boundary at fine leg.
MAR 04, 2021 09:32 AM IST
India have taken the DRS on the second ball of the Test. The ball drifted in and struck the pads of Crawley. The ball was missing the stumps and India lose a review.
MAR 04, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Openers are on the field
Dom Sibley and Zak Crawley are out on the pitch and the first ball is about to be bowled.
MAR 04, 2021 09:12 AM IST
India would have batted first too
Virat Kohli said at the toss that he would have also liked to bat first on this wicket. England have a chance to put up a big score before the ball starts turning on the Ahmedabad surface.
MAR 04, 2021 09:05 AM IST
1 change for Team India
IND (Playing XI): Kohli (c), Rohit, Gill, Pujara, Rahane, Pant (wk), Ashwin, Patel, Sundar, Ishant, Siraj
MAR 04, 2021 09:03 AM IST
2 changes in England team
ENG (Playing XI): Root(c), Sibley, Crawley, Bairstow, Stokes, Pope, Foakes(w), Lawrence, Bess, Leach, Anderson
MAR 04, 2021 09:01 AM IST
Joe Root has won the toss and elected to bat first against India in the fourth test.
MAR 04, 2021 08:59 AM IST
It has been reported that the pitch for the fourth test has more grass on it than the last match.
MAR 04, 2021 08:57 AM IST
How will the pitch behave?
The pitch at the Narendra Modi Stadium has been talked about a lot since the third Test. So how would the pitch behave in the last Test?
MAR 04, 2021 08:37 AM IST
One change likely for India
With Bumrah taking personal leave, Umesh Yadav is expected to be drafted into the line-up for the fourth Test.
MAR 04, 2021 08:25 AM IST
India vs England 4th Test Day 1 - LIVE!
Hello and welcome to our live blog on Day 1 of the fourth Test between India and England. India won the third Test by 10 wickets and took an unassailable 2-1 lead in the four-match series. For the visitors, this is a chance to get one back against their opponents after the humiliation in the last two Tests.