Oval. Team India went ahead 2-1 in the 5 match series. In the fourth Test (IND vs ENG), the team lost to the host England by 157 runs. Chasing a target of 368, England were bowled out for 210. Opener Hasib Hamid top-scored with 63 runs. Team India has won 2 Tests in a series in England since 1986. Team India won the Oval after 50 years. In addition, Virat Kohli has become the most Test-winning Indian captain in England. The last Test of the five-match series will be held in Manchester from September 10.
On Monday, the fifth day of the fourth Test, England started playing 77 runs without wickets in the first innings. Rory Burns (50) and Hasib Hamid () added 100 runs for the first wicket. The team got its first success by dismissing Charles Tagore Burns. After that the English team stumbled and the whole team went down to 210 runs in 92.2 overs. For India, fast bowler Jaspreet Bumrah bowled brilliantly and took two wickets. Besides, Shardul Tagore and Rabindra Jadeja also got 2-2 wickets. Umesh Yadav took wickets. Team India scored 191 in the first innings and 466 in the second innings. After taking 290 in the first innings, England took a huge lead of 99 runs.
Won only 2nd match in a series
Team India has won two Tests in a series for the second time in England. Earlier in 1986, the team did it under the captaincy of Kapil Dev. With the victory of Team India, it has become clear that the team will not lose the series now. The team has lost the last three series of the game since 2007. In 2007, under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid, the team won the 3-match series 1-0 in England. In 2018, under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, Team India lost 1-4 in a five-match series. Kohli wants to equalize now.
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None other than Kohli
Virat Kohli has won the T Test in England as captain. This is the highest as an Indian captain. In other words, Kohli has reached the top in terms of victory. He has captained England in 10 Tests so far. Kapil Dev has won 2 Tests. Besides, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and Ajit Wadekar have won one Test each. The other 10 captains have not won a Test in England.
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