Edgbaston, Birmingham News
Highlights India vs England, 1st Test: England beat India by 31 runs in the first Test to take 1-0 lead in the five-match series.
Virat Kohli has been nothing short of brilliant in the ongoing first Test between India and England in Edgbaston.
Virat Kohli's 149, which will rank amongst one of the finest hundreds by an Indian batsman on English soil, enabled the visitors to reach 274 thereby bringing down the first innings deficit to only 13 runs.
India captain Virat Kohli mocked Joe Root after running out the England captain on the opening day of the first Test at Edgbaston.
Ravichandran Ashwin (4/60) registered his best figures in Test cricket across South Africa, England and Australia as the hosts lost six wickets for 69 runs in the final session of play.
Root got to the landmark in five years and 231 days of his Test career, surpassing former England captain Alastair Cook's mark of five years and 339 days.
Virat Kohli said that the bowling attack had depth and they understood the conditions.
Adil Rashid was the leading wicket-taker in England's recent one-day series victory against India, taking six wickets at an average of 24.
India begin a long and trying Test series in England on Wednesday.
India face England in the opening Test of the five-match series on Wednesday at the Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham.
Virat Kohli is leading India for the first time in a bilateral series against England in England and the Indian skipper will look to turn the tables this time.
Stuart Broad, who is returning to action after recovering from an ankle injury, said England have plans to stop a key player like Virat Kohli.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar pipped Virat Kohli in batting aggregate and average during the 2014 tour to England.
Shikhar Dhawan failed to deliver during the practice match against Essex ahead of the first Test against England at the Edgbaston.
Virat Kohli had a poor outing in India's 2014 tour of England where he could only muster 134 runs in 5 Tests.
India's only warm-up game ahead of the Test series was curtailed to three days owing to poor ground conditions.
England will become the first country to play 1000 Test matches.
Unlike the success of England's ODI side led by Eoin Morgan, the five-day team, who are ranked fifth in the world, have failed to win any of their last three series with just one match won.