England now lead India by 201 runs in the second innings. Yet when Buttler was last man out they had made a total of 332. India have recovered well after losing Dhawan early. England have extended their lead to 343 runs in the second innings. India will once again need their main man to hold the innings from one end. Jos Buttler throws his bat on that one and the ball just misses the outside edge. India will have only pride to play for after going down in the fourth Test and losing the five-match series 1-3 against England who will see former captain Alastair Cook don the white flannels for the last time, in the fifth and final Test at The Oval.
So join us tomorrow for all the action. Rahul ran backwards and took a brilliant diving catch to remove the southpaw for 38. Mentions the memories will always live long in his mind. India in big trouble right at the start. I was just thinking that Shami, Ishant and Bumrah were bowling well from the other end. Shami takes a simple catch at point. Wide outside off stump from Sam Curran and Pujara times the ball to perfection.
We found it hard to know which way it was going. There is little help in the deck for the bowlers and hence it will be a hard toil for the visitors. Hits it towards the vacant cover region to collect four runs. Under Rahul Dravid, India won two series in the West Indies 2006 and England 2007 apart from winning a Test in South Africa. It was a difficult chance and Rahane fails to hold on to the ball.
It's Tea at the Oval. India now have only one slip in place. Catch all the action from day two of the fifth Test between India and England through our live blog. However, the next day i. Cook, playing in his final international match, registered his 57th fifty in his 161st Test. Get a daily email with all the news updates on them.
England lead India by 351 runs in the second innings. The pitch at the Oval had a decent cover of grass on it, but there are chances that it is a bit dry inside. We'll see you again as the Asia Cup starts in a few day's time in the Middle East. By Tuesday then England will have waved goodbye to international cricket on its shores for another year as well as the stellar career of Cook. He walks back after scoring 3 runs. Then, Rahul went for single the next ball but lost his shoe in the process.
An unconcerned Cook, who has already batted for more than three hours this innings, went 26 balls without scoring but seized on an over-pitched ball to drive Shami down the ground for four. Admits it has been a great learning curve for him and he is honoured playing with the experienced players in the squad. Times the ball to perfection. Sam Curran will start the proceedings for England in the final session on Day 2. He was bowled playing on off Bumrah in the 64th over. Adds further the Indian middle order tested them today and did not give in it easy.
Second wicket for James Anderson in the over. Ravindra Jadeja, the new man in, gets off the mark with a boundary. James Anderson looks confident but the decision from umpire stays. He and Rahul made sure there were no more hiccups till the end of second session. India under Sourav Ganguly drew a Test series in England 2002 and Australia 2003-04 apart from winning a Test in the West Indies and a series in Pakistan. Short delivery from Ben Stokes, Hanuma Vihari pulls, gets the top edge and the ball flies over the fine leg boundary for a maximum. He is really making full use of the new ball.
Let's see how many can be bowled today and how many these two are able to cope with. Bumrah sent captain Root back in his next delivery with Ishant then dismissing wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow 0 in the next over to reduce the hosts to 134-4. A mediocre England team with a fragile batting line-up won the series by a comprehensive 4-1 margin after India were bowled out for 345 in pursuit of mammoth target of 464. All-rounder Hardik Pandya has been off-colour with the bat and the team management could think of the road ahead and give Vihari a chance. Scores his 58th fifty in Test cricket. Track stock prices in your portfolio. At stumps, Jos Buttler 11 batting and Adil Rashid 4 batting were at the crease.
James Anderson is bowling beautifully at the moment. Also Check- After Root, Moeen was involved in another fine partnership. Cook then tried to stitch another partnership with Moeen but Bumrah got the ball to jag back in and disturb the stumps. Post-tea, Bumrah and Ishant started off with brilliant spells again, and this time they got deserved rewards. That was a risky shot but India get a valuable boundary. Hanuma Vihari is pinged in front and England's appeal is turned down. Slams his 33rd hundred in Test cricket.