IND vs. ENG, 1st Test Day 4, and Live Score Updates: India starts its 2nd innings by scalping a Wicket on First Ball!

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Howzat! What a start of the second innings for India! Ashwin strikes on the first ball of its second innings & removes Rory Burns from the crease. Ball tossed up, Burns tries to defend it but gets beaten by that extra bounce. The ball hit his bat & goes straight into the hands of Rahane. England 0/1 lead of 241 runs.

Earlier on Day 3, Rishabh Pant’s spectacular 91 runs & Cheteshwar Pujara’s 73 runs helped India to recover from a below average score of 73 runs for 4 wickets down but still India couldn’t save their wickets & were reduced to 257 for 6 wickets down, thanks to brilliant bowling by Dom Bess who scalped 4 wickets for 55 runs including crucial wickets of Virat Kohli & Ajinkya Rahane.  India were 257/6 at stumps in response to England’s huge innings of 578 runs. On Day 4, India will be looking to at least level up their scores with England to avoid terrific defeat on their home ground. Batsmen are on the crease to resume hosts innings whereas visitors best bowlers are on the crease to wrap up India’s innings as early as possible. The action is on with both the teams looking forward to deliver their best performance.


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