Ind v Eng highlights today – first test day four from Edgbaston, Birmingham (England) Saturday 4th August 2018. The first test between India and England all days both teams played very well. Every day at the end of the day it never feels that any side position is better than the opponent team. Today will be the final day of this test match till stumps day three India require another 84 runs with 5 wickets remaining V Kohli (c) still not out at 43 and England need to took five wickets to win this match.
M Vijay the opener of the team scored six runs and out, S Dhawan 13, KL Rahul 13, AM Rahane 2, R Ashwin 13 and KD Karthik † 18 not out. In England team second innings their position was not good when they were seven down at 87. SM Curran smashed 63 runs off 65 balls and gave his team a hop of victory. When his wicket dismissed then it was (52.6 got him! Karthik jumps across first slip and gets two hands to it. Only just. He was off balance there. Curran walking across his stumps to this wide short ball looks to steer towards third man but he gets a big edge. That’s the end to a superb innings. 180/10). I Sharma took five wickets, R Ashwin took three and UT Yadav took two wickets from England innings.
England have won the toss and elected to bat.
England team/playing XI
Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root (capt.), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson.
India team/playing XI
Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (capt.), Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma.
Match Timings: 11:00 start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Umpires – Aleem Dar, Chris Gaffaney
TV Umpires – Marais Erasmus
Match Referee – Jeff Crowe
Reserve Umpire – Tim Robinson
Match number – Test no. 2314