India vs England, 4th Test - India take 2-1 lead courtesy Rohit, Shardul, bowlers

Updated: Sep 7

India 191 (Thakur 57, Kohli 50, Woakes 4-55) and 466 (Rohit 127, Pujara 61, Thakur 60, Pant 50, Woakes 3-83) beat England 290 (Pope 81, Woakes 50, Umesh 3-76) and 210 (Hameed 63, Burns 50, Umesh 3-60) by 157 runs

England vs India, 4th Test: Team India beat England by 157 runs and take 2-1 lead in the 5-match series. Rohit Sharma receives Man of The Match for his century 127. India vs England Oval Test.
Team India register their first win at The Oval in 50 years. (Image: ©BCCI/Twitter)

India defeat England by 157 runs in the fourth Test played at The Oval, London and lead the 5-match LV Insurance series by 2-1.


Looking at the action in the last four days of this Test match, everyone thought that it would be a day which will belong to batters. But that was not the case. Everyone was proven wrong when India took all the 10 wickets on the last day of the Test match.


The pitch showed no demons except for rough patches to use but, was a batting-friendly throughout the last few days. The Indian bowlers proved everyone wrong on a batting-friendly deck with their pin point accuracy and determination.


England eventually got bowled out for 210 runs. The top scorers for them were both of their openers, Haseeb Hameed with 63 runs which included six boundaries and Rory Burns with 50 runs which included 5 fours.


For India, all the bowlers except Mohammed Siraj were among the wickets. Umesh Yadav took three wickets while Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur and Ravindra Jadeja took two wickets each and one wicket came through a run out.


Shardul Thakur breaks opening stand of 100 runs with the wicket of Rory Burns

The day started with the arrival of the openers, Hameed and Burns to the middle with England at 77 for no l