Openers Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed gave England a solid start as they ended at 77/0 at Stump’s on Day 4 of the fourth Test at The Oval in their pursuit of the 368-run target. At Stump’s, England still needed 291 more runs to win the Test match. But Now England has started the Day 5 and Rory Burns got out by Shardul Thakur, he made his fifty. After 1st session of day 5, England reached 131/2 and 237 more runs to win.
Earlier, Shardul Thakur and Rishabh Pant scored incredible individual fifties as they propelled India to 466 runs in the second innings. India started the day poorly as they lost the wickets of Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja and Ajinkya Rahane in the morning session. Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes jolted the visitors early on with quick wickets to put the game in the balance. However, Pant and Shardul batted incredibly together to take India to a competitive score. Yesterday, Rohit Sharma smashed his maiden overseas Test century as the visitors increased their lead in the final session on Day 3. The tourists ended Day 3 with 270 for three at Stump’s, after bad light ended play.