The ECB announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be played in UAE and Oman later this month.
India’s bowlers came up with an inspired performance on the final day as they pulled off a historic 157 run win against England in the fourth Test at the Oval on Monday. Continue reading “India vs England Fourth Test Day 5 Oval Match Report 2021”
England openers Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed set up a tantalising final day as they added an unbeaten partnership of 77 for the opening wicket leaving England with a further 291 runs at the end of Day 4 of the fourth test at the Oval on Sunday. Continue reading “India vs England Fourth Test Day 4 Oval Match Report 2021”
Rohit Sharma scored a majestic 127 as India ended Day 2 of the fourth test at Oval on 270/3, with an overall lead of 171 on Saturday.
Resuming at overnight score of 43/0, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul saw off the first hour without much trouble. The duo added 40 more runs before James Anderson broke the partnership by dismissing Rahul caught behind for 46.
Rohit and Cheteshwar Pujara featured in a superb 153 run stand for the second wicket. The Mumbai Indians skipper reached his maiden overseas hundred by smashing Moeen Ali for a six over long on.
However Ollie Robinson struck twice with the new ball by dismissing both Rohit and Pujara to bring the hosts back into the contest.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli (22) and Ravindra Jadeja (9) were unbeaten at the crease, before bad light forced umpires to call stumps. The visitors finished the day at 270/3, with a significant lead of 171 runs.
Robinson was the pick of the bowlers for England with figures of 2/67, while Anderson claimed a solitary wicket.
Stumps at the End of Day 3
India second innings- 270/3 (Rohit Sharma 127, Cheteshwar Pujara 61, Virat Kohli 22*. Robinson 2/67) lead by 171.
Ollie Pope and all rounder Chris Woakes scored respective half centuries as England fought their way back into the contest by taking a slender lead of 99 at the end of Day 2 of the fourth test at Oval on Friday. Continue reading “India vs England Fourth Test Day 2 Oval Match Report 2021”
Pace bowler Shardul Thakur scored a quickfire half century to keep India in hunt at the end of Day 1 of the fourth test at Oval on Thursday.
England made couple of changes in the playing XI with Ollie Pope and Chris Woakes coming in for Jos Buttler and Sam Curran, while India on the other hand included Shardul Thakur and Umesh Yadav for Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma.