The fourth match of the 5-match Test series between India and England is being played at the Kennington Oval in London. The game had to be called off early on the third day due to bad light. India scored 270 runs in their second innings for the loss of 3 wickets. The total lead of the team has gone up to 171 runs. Rohit Sharma scored the highest 127 runs for India.
Rohit has scored his first Test century abroad. He shared a 153-run partnership for the second wicket with Cheteshwar Pujara (61). With the new ball, Ollie Robinson dismissed both these set batsmen in the same over. After this, captain Virat Kohli (22) and Ravindra Jadeja (9) did not allow any further blow.
Ollie Robinson got Rohit caught by Chris Woakes. Rohit hit 14 fours and 1 six in his innings of 127 runs. He faced 256 balls. Pujara scored the 31st half century of his Test career. Earlier, Rohit Sharma completed his century with a six. He has so far scored a century in Test cricket with three sixes. This is Rohit Sharma’s first Test century abroad and eighth overall. Rohit has also completed his 3,000 runs in Tests. Pujara, on the other hand, scored the 31st fifty of his Test career. India’s first wicket fell in the form of Lokesh Rahul. Rahul was dismissed for 46 off James Anderson’s delivery. Rohit and Rahul shared 83 runs for the first wicket.
Pujara’s left ankle bent
Pujara hit a brilliant boundary off Craig Overton, but when he ran for a run after hitting the boundary, his left ankle suddenly twisted and he was seen moaning in pain. The physio also came for him on the field. However, Pujara continued to bat later.