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IND vs ENG, 1st Test Day 5 Live Score: James Anderson On Fire As Shubman Gill, Ajinkya Rahane Fall In Succession

IND vs ENG Live: James Anderson celebrates a wicket on Day 5 of the first Test match, in Chennai.© BCCI




Having lost four wickets, India are in a bad position against England on Day 5 of the first Test match, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The hosts need more than 300 runs on the final day, with Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant currently unbeaten and batting for them. India already lost opener Rohit Sharma in the dying stages of Day 4. He could only muster 12 off 20 balls. Meanwhile, Cheteshwar Pujara and Shubman Gill were dismissed in the early stages of Day 5, with the duo registering scores of 15 and 50 respectively. For the visitors, Jack Leach and James Anderson are in top form, having taken two wickets each already. The hosts will be aiming to not lose wickets in a quick manner, and build some momentum. (LIVE SCORECARD)

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1st Test, Day 5 Live Cricket Score Updates Between India (IND) vs England (ENG), Straight From MA Chidambaram Stadium

  • 10:44 (IST)

    One run, IND:104/4

    Tossed up full by Leach, outside off. Pant guides it to the vacant cover region for a single.

  • 10:37 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full delivery by Anderson, with width. Pant smacks it through the cover point for a four!

  • 10:30 (IST)

    OUT! Ajinkya Rahane b James Anderson 0 (3)

    WHAT A SCORCHER! ANDERSON DOESN’T REQUIRE THE UMPIRE WHEN HE HAS THE STUMPS WAITING FOR HIM!

    A reversing delivery, kept low by Anderson, and is of full length. Rahane tries to defend, but is beaten by its movement. It hits the off stump.

    In walks, Rishabh Pant.

  • 10:28 (IST)

    BIG APPEAL!

    A reverse swinging full delivery by Anderson, bending in at off. Rahane goes forward but is beaten by the delivery. It hits him low on the pad. The umpire doesn’t give out, and England review it. It goes in India’s favour!

  • 10:23 (IST)

    OUTT! Shubman Gill b James Anderson 50 (83)

    WHAT A BALL!

    A good length delivery, around off. Gill is too late, and it goes past him to the off stump. OUT!

    In walks, Ajinkya Rahane.

  • 10:21 (IST)

    One run, Fifty for Shubman Gill!

    A short delivery by Leach, turning away. Gill sends it behind square on the off-side for a single. FIFTY FOR GILL!

  • 10:21 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full delivery by Leach. Gill sends it to the midwicket boundary for a four!

  • 10:12 (IST)

    One run

    A flat delivery by Leach, on off. Kohli sends it to the left of silly point for a single.

  • 10:08 (IST)

    SIX!

    WHAT A SHOT BY GILL!

    Bess tosses it up, outside off. Gill goes down the track to slam it over mid-on for a six!

  • 10:06 (IST)

    No run, IND: 69/2

    Leach tosses it up on middle. Gill defends it back to him. No run.

  • 10:05 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full toss by Bess, and Gill goes down the track to smack it to the left of deep midwicket for a four!

  • 10:04 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Not a good delivery by Bess, and Gill drives it to the left of the bowler for a four!

  • 09:58 (IST)

    OUT! Cheteshwar Pujara c Ben Stokes b Jack Leach 15 (38)

    THIS IS A BIG ONE FOR ENGLAND!

    A length delivery by Leach, drifts into off stump. Pujara tries to poke it, but the ball bounces to hit the bat’s shoulder and goes to left of first slip. Stokes put in an excellent catch.

    In walks, Virat Kohli.

  • 09:52 (IST)

    No run

    A full knuckle delivery, on middle. Pujara defends it back to Archer off the front foot. No run.

  • 09:44 (IST)

    Two runs

    A short delivery by Archer, outside off. Gill hits it in the gap between point and cover.

  • 09:35 (IST)

    No run, IND: 47/1

    Leach overpitches his delivery and Gill drives it straight to short cover for a single.

  • 09:33 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Tossed up short by Leach, with width outside off. Gill smacks it to the midwicket boundary. SHOT!

  • 09:31 (IST)

    The action begins!

    Cheteshwar Pujara and Shubman Gill to resume the chase for India. Jack Leach to bowl for England.

  • 09:18 (IST)

  • 08:28 (IST)

    Hello and good morning everyone!

    Good morning everyone and welcome to our live coverage of Day 5 of the first Test match between India and England. The hosts need 381 runs on the final day at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, and lost a wicket just before Stumps on Day 4. India will need a top display from their batsmen to take a lead in the ongoing series. Stay tuned!

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