Eng vs Ind 4th Test 2021: England need 291 more runs to win

The hosts still need 291 runs for the win with all ten wickets in hand

By Rajan Nath - September 06, 2021 10:09 am

Eng vs Ind 4th Test 2021: England might be chasing 368 to win, but openers Haseeb Hameed and Rory Burns provided the hosts a solid start in the final session of Day 4 on the ongoing fourth Test at the Kennington Oval on Sunday.

At stumps, England's scorecard reads 77/0. The hosts still need 291 runs for the win with all ten wickets in hand. For the hosts, Rory Burns (31*) and Haseeb Hameed (43*) are at the crease.

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Chasing 368, England openers Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed saw out the first ten overs, managing to score 20 runs. In the end, both these openers saw out 32 overs and ensured that the hosts enter the final day with all wickets intact.

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Earlier, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, and Shardul Thakur all registered scores of more than 50 as India set a target of 368 for England on Day 4 of the ongoing fourth Test at the Kennington Oval on Sunday.

Umesh Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah also played cameos of 25 and 24 as India posted a score of 466 in the second innings, extending the lead to 367. For England, Chris Woakes returned with three wickets.

Resuming the third and final session at 445/8, Bumrah added five more runs before being dismissed by Chris Woakes and this brought an end to the 36-run stand for the ninth wicket. In the end, India was bowled out for 466 in the 149th over. The final wicket to fall was of Umesh (25) and he lost his wicket to Craig Overton.

Eng vs Ind 4th Test 2021: Brief Scores

India 191 and 466 all out (Rohit Sharma 127, Cheteshwar Pujara 61, Chris Woakes 3-83); England 290 and 77/0 (Haseeb Hameed 43*, Rory Burns 31*, Jasprit Bumrah 0-11).

 

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