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Ind vs Eng Second Test, Day 4: Two quick wickets shatter English team, score 87/2 at stumps

England Openers Gave A Good Start To The Innings As They Sought To Wrest Initiative In The Match. In The Last Session Of The Day's Play, Two Quick Wickets Gave A Serious Jolt To The English Team As Both Openers Went Back Pavilion Chasing A Target Of 405.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Rahul Mishra | Updated on: 20 Nov 2016, 04:54:12 PM
India vs England test series 2016: Alastair Cook ( Source: Getty Images)

New Delhi:

Match Summary: Day 4

English openers Alastair Cook and Haseeb Hameed counterattacked the Indian bowlers as they try to wrest the initiative in the match.

Earlier, England bowlers brought their team back into the match as they triggered a collapse of the Indian innings. Both Stuart Broad and Adil Rashid took 4 wickets to rattle the Indian team.

India is in a commanding position in the match and Virat Kohli will look to tighten grasp over the match. However, England bowlers led by Stuart Broad have shown spirit and plucked out some quick wickets. 

Earlier, India cemented its position in the Visakhapatnam Test by the end of the third day as due to superb performances by mercurial all rounder Ravichandran Ashwin and skipper Virat Kohli.

Ashwin took a five wicket haul for the 22nd time in Tests and equalled the records of legends of the game such as Courtney Walsh, Curtly Ambrose, Malcolm Marshal and Waqar Younis. His wicket taking spree has put England at a perilous situation in the match.

English speedsters Stuart Broad and James Andersson sent Indian top order cheaply by claiming three quick wickets. However, the English bowlers then ran into seasonsed campaigners Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane who stitched a 58 run partnership to take Idia's lead to 298 runs.

Live Cricket Score: India vs England, 2nd Test, Day 4

India vs England, 2nd Test, Day 4

Live Updates

# Umpires calls it stumps at the Fourth day, England 87/2 

# England loses another wicket, captain Alastair Cook out at 54

# England loses first wicket, Haseeb Hameed lbw b Ashwin 25(144)

# Both openers steady at the crease, take team total to 74 runs

# England openers gave a strong start to the second innings, Score 49/0 in 35 overs

#England begin 2nd innings Score 2/0 in 2.3 overs

# England need 405 runs to win

# India all out for 204 in 2nd innings in 63.1 overs

# Ravindra Jadeja and Umesh Yadav fell to England spinner Adil Rashid, Score 166/9 in 55 overs

# Adil Rashid takes the prized scalp of Virat Kohli, Score 159/7 in 49 overs

# India lose sixth wicket as wicketkeeper Saha is snapped up by Adil Rashid, Score 134/6 in 44 overs

# India lose fifth wicket as Ashwin falls after scoring 7 runs, Score 127/5 in 42.1 overs

# India's fourth wicket falls as Rahane is snapped up by Stuart Broad, Score 125/4 in 41 overs

#India's lead surpasses 300 runs

#India lead by 298 runs

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First Published : 20 Nov 2016, 08:28:00 AM