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Visakhapatnam, Nov 20:

India struck late to reduce England to 87/2 in their 405-run chase by close of the fourth day’s play in the second cricket Test match here on Sunday.

Cricket pitch

Openers Hasseb Hameed (25) and skipper Alastair Cook (54) were the batsman to be dismissed. Cook’s dismissal ended the day’s action. Joe Root was unbeaten on 5 at stumps.

India’s Ravinchandran Ashwin claimed Hameed’s wicket (1/28) while Ravindra Jadeja (1/25) accounted for Cook.

England need 318 runs to win the match to take lead in the five- Test series while India need eight wickets.

The following is the scoreboard at the close of Day Four of the India vs England second Test at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Sunday:

India 1st innings: 455/10

England 1st innings 255/10

India 2nd innings

Murali Vijay c Root b Broad 3
Lokesh Rahul c Bairstow b Broad 10
Cheteshwar Pujara b Anderson 1
Virat Kohli c Stokes b Rashid 81
Ajinkya Rahane c Cook b Broad 26
Ravichandran Ashwin c Bairstow b Broad 7
Wriddhiman Saha lbw b Rashid 2
Ravindra Jadeja c Ali b Rashid 14
Jayant Yadav not out 27
Umesh Yadav c Bairstow b Rashid 0
Mohammed Shami st Bairstow b Ali 19

Extras (b 5, lb 8, w 1) 14
Total(all out; 63.1 overs): 204/10

Fall of wickets 1-16 (Vijay, 8.3 ov), 2-17 (Rahul, 10.1 ov), 3-40 (Pujara, 16.5 ov), 4-117 (Rahane, 38.5 ov), 5-127 (Ashwin, 42.1 ov), 6-130 (Saha, 43.1 ov), 7-151 (Kohli, 47.1 ov), 8-162 (Jadeja, 51.5 ov), 9-162 (UT Yadav, 53.3 ov), 10-204 (Mohammed Shami, 63.1 ov)

Bowling
James Anderson 15-3-33-1
Stuart Broad 14-5-33-4
Adil Rashid 24-3-82-4
Ben Stokes 7-0-34-0
Moeen Ali 3.1-1-9-1

England 2nd innings (target: 405 runs)

Alastair Cook lbw b Jadeja 54
Haseef Hameed lbw b Ashwin 25
Joe Root not out 5

Extras (lb 3) 3
Total (in 59.2 overs): 87/2

Fall of wickets 1-75 (Hameed, 50.2 ov), 2-87 (Cook, 59.2 ov)

Bowling
Mohammed Shami 9-2-16-0
Umesh Yadav 8-3-8-0
Ravichandran Ashwin 16-5-28-1
Ravindra Jadeja 22.2-8-25-1
Jayant Yadav 4-1-7-0

(IANS)

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