England vs India 5th Test 2022: Day 4 Highlights

England vs India 5th Test 2022 Day 4 Highlights: On Day 4, England bowlers restricted India to a score of 245/10 in 81.5 overs as India was in a lead of 377 runs during the 2nd innings. England captain -allrounder Ben stokes was at his best taking 4 wickets and conceding 33 runs in 11.5 overs.

England vs India 5th Test 2022 Day 4 Highlights

Indian batsmen were not able to perform well during the 2nd innings as the top-performing Indian batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara (66 runs from 168 balls- 8 fours) and Rishabh Pant(57 runs from 86 balls- 8 fours) maintained a 78-runs-partnership.

England vs India 5th Test 2022 Day 4 Highlights : Pujara -Pant Partnership

As the England batsmen were set to chase a target of 378, Indian bowlers weren’t able to get quick wickets of England batsmen. England opening batsmen Alex Lees (56 runs from 65 balls-8 fours) and Zak Crawley(46 runs from 76 balls -7 fours) maintained a 107-run partnership making things difficult for India.

England vs India 5th Test 2022 Day 4 Highlights:  England Batsman Alex Lees

Later, Indian Test captain Jasprit Bumrah grabbed 2 early wickets of England batsmen by dismissing Zak Crawley and Ollie pope, trying to make the situation in control between 21 to 24 overs of the 2nd innings.

As England were 109/3 in 24.1 overs, there was a possibility for India to grab quick wickets and take control of the match, until the arrival of the England middle-order batsmen Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow.

England batsmen Joe Root (76 runs from 112 balls- 9 fours) and Jonny Bairstow( 72 runs from 87 balls- 8 fours and 1 six) remained not and maintained an unbeaten 150-runs-partnership, thereby making the chances of India’s win in this test match series much more difficult.

England vs India 5th Test 2022 Day 4 Highlights : England Batsman Joe Root
England batsman Joe Root
England vs India 5th Test 2022 Day 4 Highlights : England Batsman Jonny Bairstow
England batsman Jonny Bairstow

England scored 257/3 in 57 overs at the end of Day 4 riding on Joe Root’s and Jonny Bairstow’s 150 runs partnership.

Overall Facts To Know About England vs India 5th Test 2022 Day 4 Highlights:

The upcoming Day 5 of this test match series will be much crucial for both the teams to decide the series winner. With 119 runs remaining to chase for the England batsmen if India restricts England by taking all the remaining quick wickets of England batsmen below the target score, then India wins this test match series with a lead of 3-1.

If England’s batsmen continue with their dominant batting performance on Day 5 by chasing the remaining 119 runs or retaining their wickets lead to the result for the 5th test match as well as the test series to be drawn by 2-2.

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