England vs India 5th Test, Day 1: Check full scorecard as Kohli and co make brilliant comeback

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 08 September 2018, 07:37 AM
England vs India 5th Test, Day 1: Full Scorecard as Ishant takes 3 wickets (Photo: Twitter)
England vs India 5th Test, Day 1: Full Scorecard as Ishant takes 3 wickets (Photo: Twitter)

On the day 1 of the fifth Test between England and India at the Kennington Oval in India, the visitors fought back to down the hosts to 198 for 7 as the Joe Root-led side collapsed after a bright start by the openers Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings. Indian pacer Ishant Sharma scalped three wickets after Jasprit Bumrah sent Alastair Cook and Joe Root packing in a single over.

Alastair Cook, who is playing his final Test played a beautiful knock of 71 runs before Bumrah’s sharp inswinger got the better of him. After Cook’s departure, the floodgates were open as the hosts lost six wickets for 58 runs post tea to collapse from 133-1 to 181-7.

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Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali slowed the downfall as they put on 37 runs partnership for the fifth wicket. Ali scored his 13th half-century on day 1.

Scorecard of England 1st Innings:

Alastair Cook                      b Bumrah                          71

Keaton Jennings               c Rahul b Jadeja                   23

Moeen Ali                           c Pant b Sharma                50

Joe Root                              lbw b Bumrah                    0

Jonny Bairstow                 c Pant b Sharma                    0

Ben Stokes                         lbw b Jadeja                      11

Jos Buttler                           not out                             11

SM Curran                           c Pant b Sharma                 0

AU Rashid                           not out                               4

Extras    (B-25, LB-3)                                                  28

Total      (For 7 wicket, 90 overs)                 198

Fall of wickets: 1-60, 2-133, 3-133, 4-134, 5-171, 6-177, 7-181.

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Bowling: Jasprit Bumrah 21-9-41-2, Ishant Sharma 22-10-28-3, Hanuma Vihari 1-0-1-0, Mohammed Shami 22-7-43-0, Ravindra Jadeja 24-0-57-2

England have already sealed the series with an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series.

First Published: Saturday, September 08, 2018 07:27 AM
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