IND vs ENG Day 4: Team India Had Given A Target Of 378 Runs, The Hosts Scored 259 Runs For The Loss Of 3 Wickets. England tightened its grip on the match with the partnership between Root-Bairstow. Just 119 runs away from victory. A very fine innings from Rishabh Pant. Pant has scored 203 runs in total in the test match. In 2011, M S Dhoni scored a total of 151 runs on this ground.
Cheteshwar Pujara (66) and Rishabh Pant (53) scored brilliant half-centuries as India scored 245 runs in the second innings on the fourth day of the fifth Test against England on Monday. With this, Team India set a target of 378 runs for the victory in front of the host team.
But in response, the host England’s batsmen also retaliated. Joe Root (76) and Jonny Bairstow (72) stood as a wall and England scored 259 runs at the stumps for the loss of just three wickets. Now England’s team is just 119 runs away from victory. At the same time, Team India needs seven wickets to win. If Team India has to win this match, then its bowlers will have to perform strongly on the last day.
An unbeaten partnership of 150 runs
Opener Alex Lees scored 56 runs and Zak Crawley scored 46 runs for England. After them, Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow took a fierce test of the Indian bowlers. Till the stumps, both of them did not allow any loss to the team and added 150 runs in the unbeaten partnership of the fourth wicket. Earlier, the Indian team could not score a big score despite a good start in the second innings.
Pant joins Sachin-Kohli’s elite club
Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli were the only Indian batsmen to score a century and a half-century in the same Test match in England, but now Rishabh Pant has also joined this elite club. Pant scored 57 runs on the fourth day of the Edgbaston Test. Whereas in the first innings he scored 146 runs.
Fifth Indian to score 200 plus runs in a match
Pant has become the fifth Indian batsman to score 200 plus runs in a Test in England. Before him, Sunil Gavaskar, Rahul Dravid, Sachin, and Virat have done this amazing thing. Pant has scored a total of 203 runs in this match.
First wicket-keeper batsman: Pant has become the first foreign wicket-keeper to do so by scoring the most runs in a Test in England. He overtook Clyde Walcott of the West Indies. He scored a total of 182 runs in both the innings at Lord’s in England in 1950.
Jasprit Bumrah took the most wickets in a Test series against England
Jasprit Bumrah has become the highest wicket-taker in the Test series against England. He left Kapil Dev behind in this matter. With the dismissal of Ollie Pope in the second innings, Bumrah completed his 23 wickets in this series. Earlier, Kapil Dev took 22 wickets in a Test series against England in 1981-82. In third place is Bhuvneshwar who took 19 wickets in 2014.