But there comes a time when every dying man, no matter how strong, just wants to sleep. Chris Woakes to Ishant Sharma. All trademarks and copyrights belong to the respective owner. A back of a length delivery on the hips from Willey, Kohli swivels and pulls it fine. In the final session of the day, India didn't begin well with England progressing as Jonny Bairstow 70 off 88 balls, 9x4s brought up his 18th Test half-century off 72 balls. Rahane shuffles a touch in order to flick it away but seems to have got an inside edge onto his pads.
You have to feel for him a bit, as he has played beautifully. With Jimmy's 81 in the last test the spectre of hope could threaten to hang around right until the final wicket. The decision stays as it is and England lose a review. Root, meanwhile, dropped anchor and ate up a lot more deliveries against the Indian pacers. Does not want to complain about the conditions not being favourable and humbly accepts that everytime conditions cannot come to your rescue.
Jadeja has to play that way with the bat; the more Test cricket he plays, the more we will see him turn into a proper batsman. England, well, the only thing have to do is not be complacent. Praises Chris Woakes for his outstanding maiden hundred and thinks that getting it at Lord's makes it all the more special. Cook departs for 0 and that will also be the end of the day here. Ashwin gets his name in the wickets column. Admits that for him, it's been up and down, getting injured in between and then coming back into the team. Tests especially have been a great run for the Brits.
Kohli there runs to his right and takes it. On learning from the series, he replies that small things went wrong and they need to rectify that. Pujara leans ahead to block it but seems to have got an inside edge onto his pads. Prolonged appeal, and eventually the dreaded digit is raised. Mentions that he's looking forward to the West Indian tour.
Loud appeal and umpire Erasmus raises his finger. Not a single century in the Test series by them. Hanuma Vihari from Andhra Pradesh might make his debut in test cricket. It's a prolonged appeal from the Warwickshire man but the umpire shakes his head. Keeps coming in and raps Hardik Pandya on the front pad as he misses his defense. I wonder what the record is for consecutive bowling changes in a Test match.
A wicket now and that Assiette of Lune Valley lamb with onions, thyme and Marmite jus would taste so much sweeter. India vs England 4th Test match will be played at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. They wave to acknowledge their support, Chris Woakes' teammates pat him on the back and applaud his efforts in this game along with the crowd. Timely wicket for England as the association started to look dangerous. This is the last test match for one of the greatest batsmen England has ever produced, Alaister cook. Superb decision from Aleem Dar! England win by 42 runs and whitewash Sri Lanka 3-0, an achievement for them outside home after 56 long years.
Jeez, they were both so close. I'm more than capable of harbouring delusional aspirations of a win myself, I expect you to repeatedly point out the scale of the task and provide extensive statistical counter argument about the weight of history. We had to keep pushing hard, and that over before lunch. This is slightly shorter than the last two deliveries. A valiant effort, a well-deserved victory, at the Home Of Cricket. They would like to give him a glorious send with 4-1 victory against India.
What a moment in the game! That all turned out okay in the end. We've come to the end of the 2nd Test and England lead 2-0. The ball is sliding down but Ball Tracker feels that it would have clipped the leg stump. It was the 63rd over of the innings when Virat Kohli's direct throw ran out Root as he tried to come back for non-existent double. The little extra was what was lacking as they lost yet another close game.
Meanwhile, England has a big selection headache on their hands. Adds that the Sri Lankan guys played really well in this match. Stay tuned as we bring you updates. The 57-run partnership is broken by the leg spinner. Ben Stokes' re-assimilation in the squad has gone off smoothly, and after spending the past week away, he went through rigorous batting and bowling sessions on Thursday. Show you votes to your favorite team out there at the Edgbaston stadium. More featured live scores and updates in concern with Ind vs Eng will be reflected below.