New Delhi. The fourth match of the 5 Test series is being played between India and England at the Oval (IND vs ENG Oval Test). England need 8 runs to win the match and they have taken 2 wickets in the first session of the last day. Where only 131 runs were added to the scoreboard. Rory Burns was the first batsman to be dismissed on the last day. Shardul Tagore made him his victim. Burns was out for 50 off 125 balls. With his dismissal, a unique record was set in the history of Test cricket. For the first time in 2433 Tests, when 4 batsmen are out for exactly 50 runs in a match (most batsmen are out for exactly 50 runs). Apart from Burns, Indian wicketkeeper Shav Pant was also dismissed for 50 in the second innings of the Oval Test. Meen Ali made him his victim. Pant played 106 balls.
At the same time, if we talk about the first innings of the Oval Test, then Indian captain Virat Kohli was also out after completing his half-century. In addition to him, England all-rounder Chris Oakes was also run out on the same score. He played 60 balls.
If we talk about this match, it will not be easy for England to win. The Oval’s record is also against him. Chasing such a big score, no team could win a Test on this ground. The chasing teams have won just two of the last 10 Tests here. England have never scored such a big goal in a Test. Earlier, he won the match against Australia in Leeds in 2019 by 362 runs for 9 wickets. Where he has to score 368 runs to win this Test against India.
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England scored 369 at the Oval
Not that England have not scored more than 368 runs in the fourth innings at this ground. In 2007, England scored 9 runs in a Test against India at the Oval. However, he then got a 500-run target for the win, which was chased by the host England, who drew the match with 36 runs for 6 wickets. Then Kevin Pietersen scored a century. Ian Bell also scored 67 runs.
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350+ runs were not against India
No team has scored more than 350 runs in Tests against Team India. Australia scored the biggest goal against India against Perth in 1 against. After losing 9 wickets, the host Australia achieved the target of 33 runs.
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