India vs England 4th Test Day 1 – As It Happened | Ind vs Eng 2018
IND vs ENG: India’s glorious debut after converting to 246
The fourth match between Team India and England. Batting first, winning the toss, the England team got all out in 246 runs in their first innings. After this, Team India batted in the first innings without losing any wicket, they were 19 runs. Shikhar Dhawan (3 runs) and KL Rahul (11 runs) are on the crease.
For England, Sam Curran scored the highest score of 78 runs. For India, Jaspreet Bumrah hit the maximum of 3 wickets. The start of England was very bad when Jaspreet Bumrah gave India the first breakthrough by giving away LBW to Caton Jennings. Caiton Jennings once again flopped on behalf of England and returned to the pavilion on a private score of zero. In the fifth over of England’s innings, Jupiter Bumrah was on a ball that was Root LBW out.
Although the umpire did not give them out when India took the review, ball no ball came out. That ball had a root out, but due to the no-ball, they got the life. England captain Joe Root did not take advantage of the life of Bumrah’s ‘No Ball’ and in the eighth over Ishant Sharma was bowled by LBW. Root scored 4 runs.
After going to the root, Johnny Bairstow scored 6 runs. He made them a victim of Bumrah. Alastair Cook was dismissed by Hardik Pandya and England’s fourth wicket fell. The struggling Cook could only manage to score 17 runs.
After lunch, Mohammed Shami dismissed Jos Buttler for the fifth blow to England. Butler finished with 21 runs. Ben Stokes struggled, after all, he could not last too long and Shami’s ball became LBW. Stokes scored 23 runs. Moin Ali (40 runs) R. Ashwin caught by Jaspreet Bumrah. Moin and Sam Curren added the expensive 81 runs for the seventh wicket.
England had selected first batting
England won the toss and elected to bat first and bowled first team India. The Indian team has not made any changes in its playing XI, whereas there are two changes in the England team. Sam Curren has been replaced by injured Chris Woakes, while Mooney Ali has been replaced in place of Oli Pop. England had declared their team on Wednesday evenings.
England is ahead in the five-match Test series 2-1 and now their eyes are on winning the match to win the series. India won the third match and indicated signs of return. He would like to match this match with his name in the series. Indian captain Kohli has not made any changes in playing XI. This is the 1st time that Virat Kohli has not made changes in playing 11 He has previously captained 38 matches and he made changes in all.