New Delhi. England scored 290 in their first innings in the fourth Test of the series against India (IND vs ENG 4th Test). India’s first innings was reduced to 191, giving the hosts a 99-run lead. Oli Pope and Chris Oakes made great half-centuries for England. Pope scored 11 and Oakes 50 runs. For India, Umesh Yadav took wickets, Jaspreet Bumrah and Rabindra Jadeja took 2-2 wickets. Shardul Tagore and Mohammad Siraj also took 1-1 wickets.
England had a bad start and half of their team went back to the pavilion for 2 runs but Pope and wicketkeeper-batsman Johnny Bairstow took charge and formed a two-run partnership. Pop pacer Mohammad Siraj hit a four off the first ball of the 51st over of the innings and took the personal score to 51. Pope completes the sixth half-century of his Test career with Test2. Batting at number six, he made 81 off 159 balls with six fours.
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Johnny Bairstow runs with 37 fours off balls and Meenan Ali contributes 5 balls with four balls. Chris Oakes, who came to bat at number one, also performed wonderfully and hit 11 fours off balls0. The special thing is that Oaks also hit the most fours in the innings for England. He returned to the pavilion as the last wicket of his team. He added 35 runs for the final wicket with James Anderson (1 *).
England started the second day with 53 runs for 3 wickets. Umesh Yadav showed great performance and quickly sent Nightwatchman Craig Overton (1) and David Malan (1) to the pavilion. Overton captain Virat Kohli and Malan caught Rohit. Malan hit 5 fours in his 67 innings.
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Pope and Bairstow then carefully handled the team and took the score to over 150. Both added 89 runs for the sixth wicket. Mohammad Siraj breaks the pair and hunts Bairstow (). Bairstow hit four fours in his innings called innings.
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