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ENG Vs IND, 1st Test: England paceman Ben Stokes hunts Virat Kohli and Shami, India need 53 runs

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 4 August 2018, 16:22 IST
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Indian skipper is playing a skippers' knock. Now he stands between victory and defeat for India.

He added 32 runs for the unbeaten sixth wicket with Karthik as the Test still hangs in balance with the first session on Saturday.

Virat Kohli's men putting all his efforts to clinch a historic victory on the third day of the first Test against England at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham.

In six previous attempts at the venue, India lost five Tests and drew one. Overall, India have won just six Test matches in England.

Virat Kohli is waging lone battle as Indian top-order failed to fire for the second time in the first Test against England.

India (Playing XI):

Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma

England (Playing XI):

Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root(c), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow(w), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

Also Read: IND Vs ENG, 1st Test: James Anderson strikes early to remove Karthik, Hardik Pandya joins Virat Kohli

First published: 4 August 2018, 16:22 IST
 
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