IND vs ENG, 1st Test Day 4 Highlights: Advantage England With India Needing 381 On Final Day
India vs England Test Highlights: Ravichandran Ashwin put in an excellent bowling display for the hosts, taking six wickets on Day 4 but England were still ahead with India needing to complete a mammoth chase.
Losing an early wicket in their second innings, India were put in a difficult position by England on Day 4 of the first Test match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai. The hosts were 39 for one at Stumps and need 381 more runs to win. India had a shaky start to their second innings, losing opener Rohit Sharma to a brilliant delivery from Jack Leach. Rohit could only muster 12 runs from 20 balls before being sent back to the hut. However, Shubman Gill (15) and Cheteshwar Pujara (12) remained unbeaten and ensured there were no more setbacks before the close of play. Earlier on Day 4, England scored 178 runs in their second innings, setting a target of 420 runs. Joe Root was the top performer for the visitors, scoring 40 off 32 deliveries. Ravichandran Ashwin was in top form for India, taking six wickets which included the dismissals of Rory Burns (0), Dom Sibley (16), Ben Stokes (7), Dom Bess (25), Jofra Archer (5) and James Anderson (0). Shahbaz Nadeem took two wickets, while Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah chipped in with one each. On Day 5, the hosts will be hoping to build a steady partnership and not lose early wickets. (SCORECARD)