England vs India 5th Test Day 1 Highlights – Sept 7, 2018

Ind v Eng highlights today – fifth test day one from Kennington Oval, London (England) Friday 7th September 2018.

Kennington Oval is a very old cricket ground. The highest total of the venue is 903/7d. scored by the home team against Australia in 1938. The second-highest total is 708 scored by Pakistan against the home team in 1987. India team’s highest total here is 664 scored in 2007 and the home team’s highest score against India is 594 scored in 1984. In August 2014 India tour of England. The home team scored 486 runs in reply India 148 & 94 and England won by an innings and 244 runs.

So this was the short story about this ground. and now we know that England already have won this test series. Today’s match will be the last match of this India tour. Now see the most runs scorers and most wicket-takers from last four test matches. JM Anderson took 19 wickets. I Sharma took 15, SCJ Broad and Mohammed Shami took 14 wickets each of them. V Kohli scored 544 runs, JC Buttler 260 and SM Curran 251. So there is no JE Root, no JM Bairstow, no AN Cook in top three.

5th Test, India tour of Ireland and England Highlights

England won the toss and elected to bat.

England team/playing XI
AN Cook, KK Jennings, MM Ali, JE Root (c), JM Bairstow †, BA Stokes, JC Buttler, SM Curran, AU Rashid, SCJ Broad, JM Anderson.

India team/playing XI
S Dhawan, KL Rahul, CA Pujara, V Kohli (c), AM Rahane, GH Vihari, RR Pant †, RA Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, I Sharma, JJ Bumrah.

Match Timings: 11:00 start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00

Form guide

England WLWWW (last five Tests, most recent first)

Umpires – Joel Wilson, Kumar Dharmasena
TV Umpires – Bruce Oxenford
Match Referee – Andy Pycroft
Reserve Umpire – Tim Robinson
Match number – Test no. 2318

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