India vs England, 4th Test, Day 2 — As it happened...

India were 146/1 with Vijay and Pujara unbeaten on 70 and 47 respectively.

India vs England, 4th Test, Day 2 — As it happened...


Over 52 || Score 146/1 (Murali Vijay 68; Cheteshwar Pujara 47)


Cheteshwar Pujara left stranded, three runs short of reaching hif fifty. But India have reached 146 for one in reply to England's first innings total of 400 at the end of the second day's play.

Over 49 || Score 144/1 (Murali Vijay 68; Cheteshwar Pujara 47)

Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara have posted a 105-run stand for the second wicket. India still trail England by 256 runs in the first innings.

Over 43 || Score 128/1 (Murali Vijay 63; Cheteshwar Pujara 36)

India have moved pass the 100-run mark with both Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara dropping anchor at Mumbai.

Vijay has reached his 15th Test 50, and with Pujara, he was added 89 runs for the second wicket.

Over 34 || Score 96/1 (Murali Vijay 48; Cheteshwar Pujara 19)

The second-wicket stand between Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara has added 57 runs in 120 for India.

India now trail England by 304 runs in the first innings.

Over 28 || Score 79/1 (Murali Vijay 35; Cheteshwar Pujara 16)

Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara have added 40 runs in 14 overs to steady Indian innings. with over 22 overs' play left in the day, they would love to keep England bowlers at bay.

Over 22|| Score 62/1 (Murali Vijay 31; Cheteshwar Pujara 7)


After the fall of KL Rahul, India have negotiated to avoid further slump. At tea, India were 62 for one in reply to England's first innings total of 400.

Murali Vijay (31) and Chesteshwar Pujara (7) are unbeaten.

Over 16|| Score 45/1 (Murali Vijay 18; Cheteshwar Pujara 3)

India lost the wicket of KL Rahul, to Adil Rashid. Bowled.

WICKET: KL Rahul b Adil Ali 24 (41b)

That happened off the last ball of the 14th over. Cheteshwar Pujara is the new man for India.

Over 11 || Score 32/0 (KL Rahul 17; Murali Vijay 9)

India have added another 20 runs in the last five overs, with KL Rahul leading the charge. He has face 34 balls for his 22, which included four fours.

His opening partner Murali Vijay has 10 from 32 balls, including a four.

Over 6 || Score 11/0 (KL Rahul 6; Murali Vijay 5)

James Anderson resumed the proceedings after the innings break, a maiden over to KL Rahul. He and Chris Woakes have so far shared the new ball.

For India, both the openers – Rahul and Murali Vijay – have done enough to avoid early slump.


Over 131.1 || Score 400 All Out (James Anderson 0)

India bowled out England for 400. Still a good score for the visitors considering how the Wankhede picth started behaving today.

Ravindra Jadeja cleaned up Jos Buttler's wicket, his fourth.

WICKET: Jos Buttler b Ravindra Jadeja 76(137)

Jadeja's figures: 37.1-5-109-4.

He and Ravichandran Ashwin shared all ten wickets. Ashwin;s figures: 44-4-112-6.

Over 125 || Score 385/8 (Jos Buttler 64; Jake Ball 29)


In the morning session, India picked up three wickets but conceded vital runs as England lower order continued to fight. Jos Buttler and Jake Ball have added 51 runs in 13 overs.

For India, R Ashwin picked up yet another five-wicket haul, and R Jadeja got three as pacers disappoint.

Over 122 || Score 376/8 (Jos Buttler 58; Jake Ball 26)

The eighth-wicket stand between Jos Buttler and Jake Ball has frustrated Indian players. They have added another 42 runs in 10 overs.

Over 117 || Score 357/8 (Jos Buttler 53; Jake Ball 12)

England lost the wicket of Adil Rashid, but continued to add good runs. They now have crossed the 350-run mark, and leading their charge is Jos Buttler.

Rashid became Ravindra Jadeja's third wicket, caught behind.

WICKET: Adil Rashid b Ravindra Jadeja 4 (16b)

That happened off the last ball of the 112th over.

Over 111 || Score 333/7 (Jos Buttler 41; Adil Rashid 4)

Ravindra Jadeja did the trick for India. He once again combined with Parthiv Patel, this time to remove Chris Woakes. Caught behind.

WICKET: Chris Woakes c Parthiv Patel b Ravindra Jadeja 11 (29b)

That happened off the third ball of the 108th over.

Adil Rashid is the new man for England. In the last ten overs, they have added another 25 runs, losing one wicket.

Over 103 || Score 310/6 (Jos Buttler 28; Chris Woakes 5)

In the last five overs, England have added 12 runs. For India, both the wicket takers are in operation. England crossed the 300-run mark in the 99th over.

Over 98 || Score 298/6 (Jos Buttler 21; Chris Woakes 0)

England seemed to have got a good start, but Ravichandran Ashwin got the better of Ben Stokes,. Caught at first slip by skipper Virat Kohli. DRS.

Stokes was fuming. The review by the third umpire seemed inconclusive as the 'spike' came at the same time when the ball passed the bat, and the bat hitting the ground.

WICKET: Ben Stokes c Virat Kohli b R Ashwin 31 (92b)

That happened off the last ball of the 97th over. And Ashwin now has another fifer.

Chris Woakes is the new man for England.

Day 1 Recap

Ace spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and debutant Keaton Jennings dominated the first day.

England started in the best possible way with opener Cook and Jennings stitching a 99-run stand. England raced to 50 runs inside 16th over.

Ravindra Jadeja provided the much needed break in the 26th over, thanks to a brilliant work of stumping from Parthiv Patel.

Cook, who became the sixth batsman to score 2000 or more runs, failed to read the spin and ended up losing his ground. He made 46 off 60 balls.

Just after drinks, in an unfortunate event, Australian umpire Paul Reiffel got hit by a throw from Bhuvneshwar. He was forced to replaced by Marais Erasmus.

England reached 200 runs in the 63rd over, and soon lost Ali. The England all-rounder become Ashwin's second victim. He tried to play lofted shot but ended up offering a catch to Rahul at mid-wicket.

In the same over, two balls later, Ashwin removed Jennings, caught at gully by Cheteshwar Pujara.

But Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler hung on to produce a 39-run stand to avoid further slip.

The day witnessed 94 overs' play with England scoring 288 runs for the loss of five wickets.

New Delhi: Welcome to our live coverage of Day 2 action of the India-England fourth Test match being played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

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