India Vs England 1st Test

India Vs England
Test Series
             Match Basics
1st Test – Day 4:  India Vs England
Date: 4th August 2018
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: Aleem Dar, Chris Gaffaney
Toss won by: England, elected to bat first
 Scorecard Summary
England’s 1st Innings: 287 all out (89.4 Overs, RR: 3.2)
India’s 1st Innings: 274 all out (76 Overs, RR: 3.6)
England’s 2nd Innings: 180 all out (53 Overs, RR: 3.39)
India’s 2nd Innings:  162 all out (54.2 Overs, RR: 2.98)
Performers (Day 4): 
Batting: Virat Kohli 51 off 93 balls, Hardik Pandya 31 off 61 balls, Dinesh Karthik 50 off 20 balls.
Bowling: Jimmy Anderson 2/50 in 16 overs, Stuart Broad 2/43 in 14 overs, Ben Stokes 4/40 in 14.2 overs, Sam Curran 1/18 in 6 overs, Adil Rashid 1/9 in 4 overs.
Result: England won by 31 runs

Man of the Match: Sam Curran

Highlights & Analysis
India Vs England: India’s 2nd Innings

  • On Day 4 of this test, the pitch remained bating friendly as Kohli and Karthik came out to bat with India needing 84 runs and 5 wickets in hand. For England, EAnderson started it off with the old ball.

  • And, the English spearhead struck in his very first over as he claimed the wicket of Karthik. India were now 6 wickets down.

  • Pandya joined Kohli. The pair added 21 runs to the total as Virat Kohli reached yet another half century.
  • Now, Stokes was given the ball by Joe Root. And, this proved to be the penultimate over for England as the all rounder snuffed the wicket of Kohli.

  • Mohammad Shami joined Pandya, but two balls later he too fell to the dangerous Stokes. India were now 8 wickets down and still needed 51 runs to win this match.
  • Ishant Sharma joined Pandya. After adding a crucial 13 runs on the board, Adil Rashid pinned Ishant Sharma lbw, with England only needing 1 wicket to win.

  • Umesh Yadav joined Pandya. At this point, India needed 54 runs to win with Pandya being their last hope.
  • But, after adding only 8 runs this partnership was broken by none other than Stokes who claimed the wicket of Pandya and England won this match.

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India Vs England Test Series 2018: Players Who Could Make An Impact

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India England

AM Rahane

HH Pandya

I Sharma

KD Karthik (Wkt.)

KL Rahul

M Vijay

Mohammed Shami

R Ashwin

S Dhawan

UT Yadav

V Kohli (Capt.)

AU Rashid

BA Stokes

DJ Malan

JC Buttler

JE Root (Capt.)

JM Anderson

JM Bairstow (Wkt.)

KK Jennings

N Cook

SCJ Broad

SM Curran

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