India vs Leicestershire, Tour Match, Day 4 Highlights: Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant Star As Tour Match Ends In Draw
IND v LEI, Tour Match, Day 4 Highlights: The tour match between India and Leicestershire ended in a draw.
India vs Leicestershire, Tour Match, Day 4 Highlights: Virat Kohli, Rishabh PantShubman Gill and Ravindra Jadeja's half-centuries were the highlights as the tour match between India and Leicestershire ended in a draw. India had declared for 246/8 in their first innings before bowling Leicestershire out for 244. The visitors then went on to score 364/9 before declaring in their second essay. Leicestershire were 219/4 when both teams decided to shake hands. Notably, several Indian players featured for Leicestershire in the match, while some, like Cheteshwar Pujara, appeared for both teams. In a blow for India, though, their captain Rohit Sharma tested positive for COVID-19 on the penultimate day of the tour match. The match was practice for India ahead of the rescheduled fifth Test against England at Edgbaston.
Here are the Highlights of India vs Leicestershire, Tour Match, Day 4 from the Uptonsteel Cricket Ground
8:30 PM: FIFTY FOR KIMBER!
Kimber brings up his fifty. Excellent knock from the opening batter.
7:30 PM: VIHARI DEPARTS!
Jadeja gets his man. Vihari departs as Leicestershire lost their fourth wicket.
07:08 PM IST: Chance Missed
Cheteshwar Pujara dropped the catch of Kimber at covers. Ravindra Jadeja invited Kimber for the drive and the batter perfectly fall into the trap but Pujara failed to finish the task. Meanwhile, Kimber also steals a single.
LEI 153/3 (49.5)
07:00 PM IST: India Need Wickets
The duo of Vihari and Kimber have added 37 runs for the fourth wicket so far. India need a wicket to keep their energy intact. On the other hand, Leicester are 220 runs away from the target
LEI 147/3 (47)
06:39 PM IST: Injury Scare
A bouncer from Mohammed Shami hit LPJ Kimber hard on his helmet. Shami apologised right away and we have a short stoppage in the game... Match resumes.
LEI 137/3 (42.2)
06:34 PM IST: FOUR!
Just a forward push from LPJ Kimber and the ball went for a four. It was not in the driving length but Kimber played it on the rise to get a boundary off it.
LEI 137/3 (42.1)
06:24 PM IST: FOUR!
That's a good shot from Hanuma Vihari. He got on the back foot and hit the short ball for a four from the covers region.
LEI 115/3 (39.3)
06:15 PM IST: WICKET
ST Evans has been stumped out on the ball of Ravichandran Ashwin. The right-handed batter danced down the track but a smart Ashwin bowled it down the leg side to see him miss the ball. KS Bharat did the formality behind the stumps.
LEI 110/3 (37.5)
06:10 PM IST: Catch Dropped
Hanuma Vihari went for a big drive on the ball of Mohammed Shami. He got a big edge but the player at third slip dropped the catch.
LEI 106/2 (36.3)
06:05 PM IST: Slow But Solid
The duo of ST Evans and Hanuma Vihari have added nine runs for the third wicket in 42 balls. Though slow, both of them have made sure that Leicestershire don't lose wickets in cluster.
LEI 106/2 (35)
05:43 PM IST: Second Session Underway
The second session starts with Jasprit Bumrah bowling the first over. ST Evans will face him. Hanuma Vihari is the new batter, who has come in after the wicket of Gill.
LEI 97/2 (28)
05:01 PM IST: Lunch Break
With the wicket of Shubman Gill, it will be the final Lunch of this warm-up game. ST Evans will resume on his score of 18 in the second session and he will be joined by a new batter.
LEI 97/2 (28)
05:01 PM IST: WICKET
Shubman Gill has been dismissed on 62 by Ravichandran Ashwin. It was a punishable delivery outside leg stump but Gill hit it directly into the hands of square leg fielder.
LEI 97/2 (28)
04:58 PM IST: Back-to-back FOURS!
Shubman Gill hit two back-to-back fours to Mohammed Siraj. While the first one came on a beautiful cover drive, Gill was not in control on the second occasion.
LEI 96/1 (27)
04:50 PM IST: Fifty For Gill
Overpitched from Mohammed Siraj and Shubman Gill hits a beautiful drive for a four. With it, the batter raced to his fifty.
LEI 84/1 (24.5)
04:41 PM IST: SIX!
Shubman Gill comes down the track and hits a Ravichandran Ashwin delivery for a SIX over cow corner. He gets into the 40s now.
LEI 71/1 (21.5)
04:27 PM IST: FOUR!
Shot ball from Shardul Thakur and ST Evans guided it for a four towards square leg.
LEI 61/1 (20.5)
04:27 PM IST: FOUR!
Poor fielding from the man at extra cover. Shubman Gill drove the ball to him at extra cover. In what could have been a no run, a misfielding saw the ball racing for a four.
LEI 52/1 (18.1)
04:21 PM IST: FOUR!
Beautiful shot! It was bowled fuller from Shardul Thakur and ST Evans pushed it for a four down the ground.
LEI 47/1 (17)
04:18 PM IST: FOUR!
Down the leg from Shardul Thakur to Shubman Gill. The ball hits the pads of Gill and runs away for a four towards fine leg.
LEI 42/1 (16.1)
04:04 PM IST: FOUR!
On the pads of Shubman Gill from Jasprit Bumrah and the batter just places it beautifully between mid-on and mid-wicket for a four. Easy things for someone of Gill's calibre.
LEI 37/1 (13.1)
03:58 PM IST: WICKET
Shardul Thakur has dismissed MH Azad. It was bowled outside the off stump and Azad edged it to the wicketkeeper. The batter thought he hadn't knicked the ball, but the umpire thought otherwise.
LEI 30/1 (12.2)
03:54 PM IST: FOUR!
Down the leg from Japrit Bumrah and helped away for a four by Shubman Gill. The batter needed to just roll his wrists to get the four runs.
LEI 30/0 (11.4)
03:38 PM IST: SIX!
A short ball from Mohammed Siraj and Shubman Gill hits it over square leg for a six. The line of the ball was poor as it was bowled on the leg side and it received the punishment.
LEI 22/0 (7.4)
03:34 PM IST: Shubman Gill Injured
A short ball from Mohammed Siraj has hit Shubman Gill's right hand. The batter limped in pain as soon as the ball hit him. Physio is cheking him... Okay, all is well. Gill is set to resume batting.
LEI 16/0 (7.3)
03:24 PM IST: FOUR!
An edge from the bat of MH Azad and the ball runs to the third-man boundary for a four. Unlucky Mohammed Siraj goes back for his run-up.
LEI 11/0 (5.3)
03:22 PM IST: Cautious Start
Both the Leicestershire openers Shubman Gill and MH Azad are taking their time to settle down at the crease. Meanwhile, there has been no real threat from the Indian bowlers in the first five overs.
LEI 7/0 (5)
03:14 PM IST: FOUR!
Outside off stump from Mohammed Siraj to MH Azad and the latter cuts it for four on the off side.
LEI 5/0 (3.3)
03:02 PM IST: India Declare At 364/9
India have declared at their overnight score of 364/9. This means that Leicestershire need 367 runs to win this game.
02:59 PM IST: HELLO AND WELCOME!
Welcome to the live coverage of the fourth and final day of the tour match between India and Leicstershire!