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IND vs ENG: Root-Bairstow half-century, England need 119 runs to win

By Kaif - July 5, 2022 - Last updated on Jul 05, 2022 01:24 PM IND vs ENG: Root-Bairstow half-century, England need 119 runs to win

IND vs ENG: Root-Bairstow half-century, England need 119 runs to win, who will win todays match?

ENG vs IND 5th Test Match

Englands team has a strong hold on this test. In response to the target of 378 runs, England scored 259 runs losing three wickets. The English team scored 119 runs on the fifth day. At the same time, India needs solid cricket.

Joe Root. and Jonny Bairstow are batting well in Englands second innings. So far 150 runs partnership has been made between the two for the fifth wicket. Bairstow returned unbeaten on 72 and Root 76. For India, captain Jasprit Bumrah took two wickets in the second innings. He sent Jack Crawley (46) and Ollie Pope (0) to the pavilion. At the same time, Alex Lees was run out.

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In this fifth Test against England, India scored 416 runs in the first innings. In response, Englands team was reduced to 284 runs and India took a 132-run lead. Got it India scored 245 runs in their second innings. In this way, England got the target of 378 runs.

ENG vs IND 5th Test Day 4 Highlights

Earlier, in the second innings, India started playing at 125 for three wickets on Monday and the team was all out after adding 120 runs. Pujara was dismissed after scoring 66 runs. At the same time, Pant played an innings of 57 runs. Pant scored the 10th half-century of his Test career. Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, and Shardul Thakur cant do much

In Indias second innings, Shubman Gill 4 runs, Hanuma Vihari 11 runs, Virat Kohli 20 runs, Shreyas Iyer 19 runs, Ravindra Jadeja 23 runs, Shardul Thakur 4 runs, Mohammed Shami 13 runs and captain Jasprit Bumrah 7 runs. Mohammad Siraj remained unbeaten on two runs. Captain Ben Stokes took the maximum four wickets for England. At the same time, Stuart Broad and Matthew Potts took two wickets each. James Anderson and Jack Leach got one wicket each.

England Second Innings

Chasing the target of 378 runs, Englands team started well. The team had scored 100 runs in 21 overs. Jack Crawley and Alex Lees shared a 107-run partnership for the first wicket. Lees scored the second half-century of his Test career. The match turned in the 22nd over and Jasprit Bumrah clean bowled Crowley. Crowley was dismissed after scoring 46 runs.

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This was followed by a T-break. On his return from the tee break, Bumrah got Ollie Pope caught by wicket-keeper Pant on the very first ball. Pope could not even open the account. After this Alex Lees was run out in the very next over. He was dismissed for 56 runs in 65 balls. After the fall of three wickets, Root and Bairstow batted tremendously and did not let a single wicket fall. The day on Tuesday is going to be important for India.

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