IND vs ENG Day 4 Stumps: Pujara, Rahane take honours at Lord’s on Day 4, India leads by 150 runs; IND 181/6 – Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane took the stand after India lost three early wickets in form of KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli’s dismissals. Rahane, in particular, went on to smash a fifty off 125 deliveries. Meanwhile, Pujara showed immense resilience as he scored 45 runs off 206 deliveries. Pujara along with Rahane saw out the first six rather easily and it was the English bowlers who were put under a bit of pressure by the duo. Both batsmen did not relent by the body blows and short pitch delivery, as they kept on chipping away at the runs, and in the end, it was ensured that India took the honours in the second session. Follow us at insidesport.co for LIVE updates and LIVE streaming on SONY LIV
IND vs ENG Day 4 Stumps:
IND vs ENG Live score, 2nd Test Day 4: Session 3- Last Hour: Rahane & Pujara depart.
- WICKET! Moeen Ali making the difference. His ripper of a ball has no answer for Ravindra Jadeja.
- WICKET! Another wicket for England. Moeen Ali traps Rahane leg before.
- WICKET! Pujara falls five runs short of his 50, departs off Mark Wood delivery.
- There you go, Ajinkya Rahane has finally broken his jinx and brought up a fantastic 50 under extreme pressure.
- Pujara-Rahane brings up 100-run lead for India.
- Pujara is now opening the bat, takes on Anderson for a 4 at point.
- Pujara and Rahane have done well to wither the early storm and have spent over 2 hours on the crease. Now, can they add quick runs and set up a winning total for England to chase?
IND vs ENG Day 4 Stumps:
|KL Rahul||c Jos Buttler b Mark Wood||5||30||0||0||16.67|
|Rohit Sharma||c MM Ali b Mark Wood||21||36||2||1||58.33|
|Cheteshwar Pujara||c JE Root b Mark Wood||45||206||4||0||21.84|
|Virat Kohli (C)||c Jos Buttler b SM Curran||20||31||4||0||64.52|
|Ajinkya Rahane||c Jos Buttler b MM Ali||61||146||5||0||41.78|
|Rishabh Pant (WK)||Not out||14||29||0||0||48.28|
|Ravindra Jadeja||b MM Ali||3||5||0||0||60.00|
|Ishant Sharma||Not out||4||10||0||0||40.00|
|Extra||8 (b 2, w 0, nb 1, lb 5)|
|Yet To Bat||JJ Bumrah, M Shami, Mohammed Siraj|
8:12 PM IST: Fifty partnership comes up between Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara. Can they continue to lead India’s fightback? Follow us to find out
6:12 PM IST: 2nd session underway
5:32 PM IST: Lunch Break! India lead by 29 runs.
5:29 PM IST: Virat Kohli caught out behind the wickets. Sam Curran takes the third wicket for England. India is in deep trouble. Can Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara finally step up for India? Follow us for live updates
5.05 PM IST: Cheteshwar Pujara is finally off the mark after 36 deliveries. England are dominating India at the moment. The crowds are on their feet speak volumes about Pujara.
4:30 PM IST: Rohit Sharma caught out by Moeen Ali off Mark Wood. Double blow to India. Scores are now level.
4:15 PM IST: Mark Wood departs 1st innings centurion KL Rahul early. An advantage to England as India trail by 9 runs. Now the onus lies on Rohit Sharma and out of form Cheteshwar Pujara to score big.
4 PM IST: A huge lbw shout against KL Rahul by James Anderson. The batsman survives due to the umpire’s call as the ball would have gone on to hit the leg stump. Review retained by England.
3.30 PM IST: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul begin India innings. Can India score 300+ in their second inns? Follow us at insidesport.co to find out
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IND vs ENG Live 2nd Test Day 4:
Day 3 summary: At stumps, England is all out at 391 as they lead the visitors by 27 runs. Joe Root remained unbeaten for the hosts at the crease with a brilliant 180 off 321. Jonny Bairstow helped his captain with his crucial 51 run innings. The third session saw Indian bowlers scalping five wickets in the form of Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood, and, James Anderson.
IND vs ENG Live 2nd Test Day 4: Resuming the third session from 314/5, Indian bowlers hit the deck hard and created some opportunities here and there. But it was the round the wicket delivery that again did the trick for India, as Ishant Sharma located the edge before it was taken at first slip by Kohli who pounced low with fingers just under the ball. Moeen Ali’s comeback innings was ended after making 27 runs off of 72 balls.
In the last ball of the day, Mohammed Shami came clutch for the visitors as he made sure that England batters don’t add any runs to the score on day 4. He clipped the top off of James Anderson.