The fourth Test between England and India being played at the Oval has reached an exciting position. After India’s target of 368 runs, England scored 77 runs for the loss of any wicket till the end of the day’s play.
Rory Burns (31*) and Haseeb Hameed (43*) are safe at the crease till the end of the fourth day’s play.
Let’s know how was the fourth day of the match.
India scored 466 runs in the second innings
India scored 466 runs in their second innings after trailing by 99 runs in the first innings. Rohit Sharma (127) scored the most runs for his team. Cheteshwar Pujara (61) also scored a brilliant half-century.
Shardul Thakur (60) and Rishabh Pant (50) also hit half-centuries. Chris Woakes took three wickets for England. Virat Kohli also played an innings of 44 runs.
Important partnership of 100 runs between Thakur and Pant
India had lost the wicket of Ravindra Jadeja at the beginning of the fourth day itself. After this vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane was also out without opening the account. Captain Virat Kohli (44) also returned to the pavilion on a total of 312.
This was followed by a very important 100-run partnership for the seventh wicket between Shardul Thakur (60) and Pant (50). Thanks to this partnership, India’s lead had crossed 300.
England have won only one Test while chasing a target of over 350
England have got the target of more than 350 runs in Test cricket 105 times, but they have won only one match. In such matches, England have lost 82 matches and drawn 22.
On the other hand, India has not lost any Test while defending more than 350 runs. This match is going to be very exciting on the last day.