India vs England 4th Test Day 1 Highlights – Aug 30, 2018

Eng v Ind highlights today – Fourth test day one from The Rose Bowl, Southampton (England) Thursday 30th August 2018.

Just three teams had played test matches at The Rose Bowl, Southampton venue. Sri Lanka, India and the home team England. First in 2011 England played against Sri Lanka and in 2014 they played against India. The highest total of the ground is 569/7d scored by England against India. India’s highest total at this pitch is 330 all out in 106.1 overs. James Michael Anderson standing on top of the most wickets takers list with seventeen wickets in last three test matches and the Indian team captain Virat Kohli is standing on top of the most runs scorers list with 440 runs in six innings with highest 149.

I Sharma bowled brilliantly and took eleven wickets in five innings, SCJ Broad took ten wickets. JM Bairstow scored 206 runs in five innings with highest 93 and JC Buttler scored 170 runs in five innings. Now the next two tests are so important for India because they have to win both of them if they want to win these five test matches series and England is just one victory away from getting the series victory. Both teams are fighting so hard and it is a very tough competition because India is the world’s no 1 ranked team and England got home advantage.

4th Test, India tour of Ireland and England Highlights

England have won the toss and will bat first.

England team/playing XI
AN Cook, KK Jennings, JE Root (c), JM Bairstow, BA Stokes, JC Buttler †, MM Ali, SM Curran, AU Rashid, SCJ Broad, JM Anderson.
India team/playing XI
S Dhawan, KL Rahul, CA Pujara, V Kohli (c), AM Rahane, HH Pandya, RR Pant †, R Ashwin, I Sharma, Mohammed Shami, JJ Bumrah.

Match Timings: 11:00 start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Umpires – Bruce Oxenford, Kumar Dharmasena
TV Umpires – Joel Wilson
Match Referee – Andy Pycroft
Reserve Umpire – Alex Wharf
Match number – Test no. 2317

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