India versus England match was something that many fans were eagerly waiting for and it’s good news for the Indian fans as India has defeated England by 157 runs in the fourth test. It was at the oval to take an unbeatable 2-1 lead in the five-match series and also England began the final day at 70-0 and well the team needed 291 runs to win the match. Openers of the team Haseeb Hameed and Rory Burns go to the fifties once they were dismissed it was downhill for the England team and in the second session England lost 4 wickets for 6 runs en route to losing 6. Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja took 2 wickets each in that afternoon session and also at the end we got to see that Umesh Yadav took 3 wickets India got the winning title.
England has bowled out for 210 in pursuit of a target of 368 on the final day and the visitors registered only their second test win at the oval and first after the historic 1971 under Ajit Wadekar. Sharda Thakur provided India’s first breakthrough to remove Rory burns one ball after he reached his half-century and the hosts too made a very strong start with the century opening partnership.
The highlights of the 4th Test, Day 5:
Well, the match started getting more heated up when David Malan was run out for 5 with about 30 minutes left in hands which happened in the morning session of the match attempting a very quick single with Haseeb Hameed. Hameed received the reprieve on 56 when Mohammed Siraj dropped him.
- In the second session, Jasprit Bumrah removed Ollie Pope and Jonny Bairstow in back-to-back covers and Bumrah also came up with an inswinging delivery to breach the defense by Pope’s side and became the 23rd Indian bowler to reach the hundred test wickets landmark in history.
- Bumrah in the next overproduced the reverse swinging at 142 kph and it fits into the base of Bairstow’s stumps.
- Jadeja same time dismissed Moeen Ali as the ball pitched on the rough and to the shoulder of the bat for catching at short leg.
- Joe Root and Chris Watts played some shots during a 35-run, 7th wicket stand to delay India’s win before England’s captain dragged Thakur delivery into his stumps to depart for 36.
- Umesh Yadav chipped in to remove Soaked (18) and Craig Overton along with James Anderson to get the Indian team the winning title in Kennington Oval.
- The Indian team took the lead taking a 2-1 series over England at the Oval and the series will now further go ahead to Manchester Old Trafford for the fifth as well as the final test which will be conducted on September 10.