India vs England 2nd Test Day 4 Live Cricket Score: Mark Wood Strikes As India Lose In-Form KL Rahul | Cricket News

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Opener KL Rahul was dismissed by Mark Wood as India lost their first wicket in the second innings early on Day 4 of the second Test at Lord’s. Wood squared up Rahul, who edged the ball to Jos Buttler to fall for five runs off 30 deliveries. Rohit Sharma (12 runs off 28 balls) was joined in the middle by Cheteshwar Pujara with India placed at 18/1 after 9.2 overs. After a Joe Root masterclass on Day 3, the onus will be on the Indian batsmen to set England a target. Root’s unbeaten 180 helped England post 391 in reply to India’s 364 in the first innings. A collapse late in the day saw England bundle out with a slender lead of 27 runs after they had lost just two wickets in the first two sessions. Root was ably supported by Jonny Bairstow (57) and Rory Burns (49) even as Mohammed Siraj picked up 4 for 94 and Ishant Sharma returned 3 for 69. (LIVE SCORECARD)

Here Are The Live Updates From England vs India 2nd Test, Day 4 From Lord’s, London


  • 16:15 (IST)

    Wicket – Mark Wood Gets Rahul !

    Wood squares up Rahul who edges the ball to Buttler for 5 runs off 30 deliveries

    First casualty as England have their tails up

    IND 18/1 after 9.2 overs

  • 16:12 (IST)

    Good Start !

    Exceptional defensive techniques from the Indian openers here, so far

    They are playing the ball on merit and leaving the ones pitched outside off

    IND 18/0 after 9 overs – Trail England by 9 runs

  • 16:06 (IST)

    KL Rahul Survives !

    KL Rahul survives a huge LBW shout as the DRS appeal stays with the umpire – Not Out

    Anderson is looking dangerous with each passing ball as the slow and low nature of the pitch can cause more problems to Rohit and Rahul

    IND 17/0 after 6.4 overs – Trail England by 10 runs

  • 15:55 (IST)

    Mark Wood Into The Attack !

    Changes in the bowling have begun

    Joe Root brings in Mark Wood in the six over of the day

  • 15:48 (IST)

    Four !

    After a sweetly timed cover drive for two runs, Rohit comes up with a straight face of the bat and times to perfection for a boundary against Robinson

    IND 9/0 after 4 overs – Trail England by 18 runs

  • 15:46 (IST)

    No-Ball !

    First no-ball of the day, Olli Robinson steps over the line

    We saw how Bumrah struggled to keep his foot inside the crease against Anderson late in the day

    IND 3/0 after 3.2 overs – Trail England by 24 runs

  • 15:41 (IST)

    Anderson With The Movement !

    Anderson is straight away into the action

    He is moving the red cherry both way, in the air as well as off the deck

    IND 2/0 after 2.3 overs 

  • 15:35 (IST)

    Robinson To Rohit !

    Ollie Robinson will share the new ball with Anderson

    Rohit to take strike

    IND 2/0 after 1 over – Trail England by 25 runs

  • 15:32 (IST)

    Batsmen Off The Mark !

    Both batsman are off the mark

    It will be interesting to see how the pitch behaves today

    IND 2/0 after 0.2 overs – Trail England by 25 runs

  • 15:30 (IST)

    Day 4 Begins !

    So the Indian openers are in the middle

    James Anderson will take the new ball against KL Rahul

    Day 4 Begins !

    IND 0/0 – Trail England by 27 runs

  • 15:17 (IST)

    Joe Root Masterclass !

    Looking back at England skipper Joe Root’s masterclass – 180 not out

    A truely inspiring Test match knock by one of the modern greats

  • 15:14 (IST)

    Broad Can’t Wait For Day 4 To Begin !

    Stuart Broad is glued to the seat and so are we

  • 15:12 (IST)

    Day 4 Excitement !

    What an exciting day of Test cricket we have on our hands !

    A few early wickets for England or a smashing start by Rohit Sharma can tilt the game either way

    Pacer James Anderson can be expected to be quite pumped up after facing Bumrah’s scary bouncers in the final session yesterday and will be looking to return the favour

    For Joe Root, smart bowling changes will be key on a track that is getting slower and lower as the Test progresses

  • 14:51 (IST)

    Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to the live coverage of Day 4 of the second Test between England and India at Lord’s.

    Joe Root’s splendid, unbeaten 180 helped England finish on 391 in their first innings in reply to India’s 364, leading by 27 runs.

    The onus will now be on Indian batsmen, especially the openers, for a riposte.

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