Load More India vs England 2018, 5th Test at Kennington Oval: Cook and Root stayed unbeaten at the crease at the end of Day 3. Now you can have a look at the pitch yourself and share us your thought. For Team India, the Trent Bridge Test will be their last chance to save the series after being outplayed in the first two matches -- by 31 runs Edgbaston and innings and 159 runs at the Lord's. Hales, who batted at No. India will get a crack at England now and they will be hoping to pick some quick wickets! Buttler went for the encore two balls later and this time the Indian skipper held on to it giving India a sniff.
Down 0-2 with only five and half days of competitive cricket in all, skipper Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri will be aiming to get the team combination right having bungled at the Lord's. Even though the series is lost, Virat Kohli said they will give it their all, so you don't want to miss it. He will come back again tomorrow in Test whites, and try to win this Test for his country. Anderson does not pick it as he goes on the back foot for the square cut. England has already won this test series by 3-1, but in the final match, India has a chance to prove the point. Australia 4th Test Squad Tim Paine Captain and Wicket Keeper , Marcus Harris, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Aaron Finch, Mitchell Marsh India 4th Test Squad Virat Kohli Captain , Rishabh Pant Wicket Keeper , Lokesh Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav For more coverage of India Tour of Australia 2019, including the Aus vs Ind 4th Test Live Scores, Aus vs Ind 4th Test highlights and the Aus vs Ind 4th Test Scorecard, keep following CricketHerald. India will be playing three pacers, Hardik Pandya as the all-rounder and R Ashwin as the lone spinner.
First it was Buttler and Stokes on Day 4 that delayed India's win then the tail frustrated. It is the impact of the last defeat in swing-friendly conditions across just over six sessions that is still hurting the Indian camp. Earlier in the day, half-centuries by Vihari and Jadeja helped India get close to England's first innings total. Cook departs for 0 and that will also be the end of the day here. Buttler departed when he left a delivery from Bumrah that jagged back and trapped him lbw. He ends up playing a nothing shot as he is beaten by the pace too.
Especially with Kohli regaining fitness, Karun Nair still isn't seen to be active during practice sessions. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took four wickets for 60 runs in 25 overs while paceman Mohammed Shami had two for 64 in 19. A draw here would still give India a chance to level the series in the fifth match. Jinx was really clear in his mindest. It was the case in Birmingham and London, as well as in Nottingham, and playing an extra specialist batsman is not in the management's immediate plans as yet.
Every time England tried to build a partnership, Indian bowlers struck back and it resulted in regular wickets. The game was largely set up by the bowlers who restricted the much-fancied tourists to 148 for 5. Another Test which gets done within four days. England showed some resilience in the fourth innings chasing 521. This is where the hard part begins for India. He comes running in from around the wicket and fires in a fuller length delivery on middle and leg, Ashwin moves across to flick it away but is caught low on the pads.
There is not much movement available for the bowlers. Things did not work for India as they spurned two reviews on the openers within three overs after the break. The Test was well over on the third day when India had set England an improbable 521 to win, England has stretched it into the final day. James Anderson to come next. The guys have thought quite clearly about how to try and get each individual out, and practise accordingly, and that's all you can ask from your team. Talking of turn, Adil Rashid is expected to make a comeback today. England vs India Live Cricket Score: India finally breaks the partnership between Stuart Broad and Sam Curran.
Even if India fails to negate the coming period in this Test, the fight should be on and Rahul is pioneering this thought. We very much underperformed in that first innings. The most pleasing thing for me to see was that the four fastest bowlers in the series have all been Indians. De ja vu for Cook, similar to his dismissal in the first innings. Joe Root says it looks a good surface and the cloud should burn off. Pope, who is just 20, will slot in at number four for England, as a direct replacement for Dawid Malan, despite not batting there for his county Surrey — a decision that has worried some, but not Root.
Get full cricket score of Day 1 of the first Test here. Earlier, Mohammed Shami struck twice in the second session before England skipper Root scored his 41st Test half-century to guide the hosts to 163 for three at tea. The rough patches might come into play and you have to admit that this is good captaincy from Root, who is not playing the waiting game. Sanjay Manjrekar inspected the pitch for the game. The battle is more psychological having an edge over the other going ahead in the series. But Malan never looked comfortable against Shami, who trapped him lbw eventually in the 40th over. Shaken by abject surrender in the first two Tests, a desperate India are expected to ring in a slew of changes as they aim at redemption against a rampaging England in a do-or-die third Test, starting on Saturday.
Nice to know we are doing the right things, but it's about taking those chances when they come. In doing so, he put on 105 runs with Root for the fourth wicket. Jennings was the first to go, but in an odd manner. It spins back in sharply. He takes single off the third ball to calm nerves down.