India vs England 4th Test Day 2 | Ind vs Eng 2018

By | August 31, 2018

India vs England 4th Test Day 2 | Ind vs Eng 2018

India’s 27-run win over England, Pujara’s century

The fourth match of the five-match Test series between Team India and England is being played at South Bowl ground on Southampton. Batting first, winning the toss, the England team got all out in 246 runs in their first innings. After this English bowlers put together India for 273 runs in the first innings. Cheteshwar Pujara scored a brilliant hundred for India and scored 132 runs. Moin Ali scored the highest 5 wickets from England India got a 27-run lead on the first innings.

Stuart Broad gave Team India the first blow when Lokesh Rahul was declared LBW on his ball. Rahul scored 19 runs. Broad hit Shikhar Dhawan in the hands of Jos Buttler to bowl India’s second wicket. Dhawan scored 23 runs.

Virat Kohli was the third shock to India. England’s young bowler Sam Curren gave him a catch-out pavilion in the hands of Alastair Cook. Kohli scored 46 runs. Ben Stokes gave India a fourth blow to Ajinkya Rahane (11) by LBW.

India’s fifth wicket dropped as wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant. Pant could not open the account after playing 29 balls and the pavilion returned without any runs. Rishab Pant was taken out by Moin Ali. After this Moyen took the wicket of Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammad Shami, and Ishant Sharma.

Kohli completes 6,000 Test runs

Team India captain and world number one batsman Kohli has completed his 6000 runs in Test cricket. Kohli achieved this feat only after completing his 6 runs in the 1st innings during the 4th Test against England. Kohli did this in his 119th innings. Former India opener Sunil Gavaskar has recorded the record of making 6000 Test runs in the shortest innings from India, who touched this figure in 117 innings.

Kohli is second in this list. After Kohli for India, 6000 Test runs in Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (120), Virender Sehwag (121) and Rahul Dravid (125) have scored in the lowest innings. The record of making 600-0 runs in the lowest innings in Test cricket is the name of Australian great batsman Don Bradman, who achieved this feat only in 68 innings. Apart from them, no batsman has scored 6000 runs in hundred innings in the Test cricket history.

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