Ind vs Eng 1st Test LIVE: The first match of the four-match Test series between India and England is being played at Chepak Stadium, Chennai. Today, the game of the fourth day of the match continues on Monday 8 February. The Indian team, playing ahead 257/6, piled on 337 for 95.5 overs in the first innings. The Indian team is still 241 runs behind from England. After the lead of 241 runs, the England team has scored 45 runs in 2 overs in 14 overs till the time of writing. Currently at the crease are Daniel Lawrence and Captain Joe Root.
Ind vs Eng: England’s second innings
After gaining a lead of 241 runs, the England team came out to bat in the second innings, the first blow was on the very first ball of the innings when Rory Burns was caught by R Ashwin at the hands of Ajinkya Rahane. Ashwin also got his second success. He caught Dom Sibley for 16 runs by Pujara.
India’s first innings, Sundar’s Fifty
By the end of the third day’s play, India had scored 257 runs, losing 6 wickets in 74 overs. Washington Sundar is at the crease by scoring 33 runs and R Ashwin by 8 runs. India were still 321 runs behind England’s score on the first innings. After this, Washington Sundar completed his second consecutive half-century in 82 balls.
India received the seventh blow as R Ashwin, who fell to Jack Leach on a personal score of 31 runs. The second wicket of the day fell to Shahbaz Nadeem, who could not even open the account. Ishant Sharma returned to the pavilion as the 9th wicket, scoring 4 runs. He was hunted by James Anderson. The last wicket fell to Jasprit Bumrah, who fell to Anderson without opening the account. Stokes caught Bumrah’s great catch. At the same time, Washington Sundar returned unbeaten after scoring 84 runs.