At the close of play on Day 1 of fifth Test, India were 338/7 in 73 overs at Edgbaston. Catch ENG vs IND cricket scores and highlights.
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Used as a live firing range by security forces, Tosamaidan had turned into a death zone shells often killed civilians. Then Dr Shaikh Ghulam Rasool stepped in.
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Jagbir Singh’s Pritam Spiritual Trust, a voluntary organisation, has provided artificial limbs to over 10,000 people, mostly landmine amputees, victims of cross-border firing and shelling.
Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja stitched a 222-run stand for the sixth wicket to help India fight back from 98/5 on Day 1 of the rescheduled fifth Test against England at Edgbaston, Birmingham. At the close of play on Monday, India were 338/7 in 73 overs with Jadeja and Mohammed Shami unbeaten on 83 off 163 and 0 off 11 respectively.
England captain Ben Stokes won the toss and opted to bowl first. Then his bowlers took over even as rain played its part, stopping the game before lunch. James Anderson and Matthew Potts talked with the new ball, but India dominated the post-lunch session thanks to a sensational knock from Pant, who scored his fifth Test ton, and Jadeja's vigil. Pant finally got out for 146 off 111. There was very little for new India captain Jasptri Bumrah to do on Day 1. He will be a busy man though on the following days. Catch highlights and cricket scores of ENG vs IND, Day 1 of the fifth Test at Birmingham.
338! This is the most India scored on Day 1 of the Test in England, eclipsing the 324/4 at the Oval in 1990.
It's Stumps on the opening Day of the #ENGvIND Test at Edgbaston! @RishabhPant17 put on an absolute show to score a cracking 146. 💪 💪 @imjadeja remains unbeaten on 83. 👍 👍#TeamIndia post 338/7 on the board at the close of play.— BCCI (@BCCI) July 1, 2022
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Matty Potts with the final over of the day. Nine runs, including a four and five overthrows. 39 runs and two wickets in the last ten overs. But 164 runs in the final session. Ravindra Jadeja unbeaten on 83 and Mohammed Shami yet to open his account. IND - 338/7 (73)
Ben Stokes on with his ninth over. Huge shout for a caught behind against Mohammed Shami. Down the leg. Not given, and review wasted. Ravindra Jadeja shepherding, denying most of the singles. IND - 325/7 (70)
A no-ball, then Ben Stokes produces a sharp bouncer in the reload to do the damage. Shardul Thakur tries to fend off but fails. Caught behind by a diving Sam Billings, to his right. Thakur goes for 1 off 12. Mohammed Shami is the new man. IND - 323/7 (68)
Having hit Joe Root hit for a six, Rishabh Pant looks to reach his 150 in style. But gets an edge, and is caught at first slip by Zak Crawley. He goes for 146 off 111 (20 fours and four sixes). It would have been the fastest 150 against England, with some 19 balls to spare. And a 222-run stand is broken. Shardul Thakur is the new man. He joins Ravindra Jadeja (68 off 44). IND - 320/6 (66.2)
Ravindra Jadeja hits the first ball of Ben Stokes' 6th over for a four and 200-run stand in 218 balls. IND - 303/5 (63.1)
Rishabh Pant is punishing Jack Leach. 1,1,4,6,4,6 for the spinner in his ninth over, and figures read: 0/71. And the last six was a massive one, over long-on. 101m. Also, one-handed. IND - 286/5 (61)
Some free runs for India. A couple of no balls from England captain Ben Stokes, then four byes to end the 60th over. 62 runs in the last ten. 166-run stand in 199 balls for Rishabh Pant (107) and Ravindra Jadeja (53). IND - 264/5 (60)
Stuart Broad on with his 15th over. Rishabh Pant takes a tight double off the first for his fifth Test fifty, in just 89 balls. Ravindra Jadeja then hits the third ball for a four to bring up 150-run stand in 182 balls. And another single means the sword celebration, fifty for Jadeja in 109 balls. IND - 251/5 (58)
Rishabh Pant (88 off 83) and Ravindra Jadeja (44 off 101) in complete control now. They are in a 128-run stand off 167 balls. IND - 226/5 (55)
Rishabh Pant pulls Matty Potts for a four, off the fifth ball of 49th. And a 100-run stand in 130 balls with Ravindra Jadeja. Pant hits the next ball for a four to reach 76 off 71. IND - 202/5 (49)
Players are back for the post-tea session. Matthew Potts to resume the action. Rishabh Pant is the batter on strike.
Ben Stokes with the final over before tea. Two no balls. 53 runs in the last ten overs and an unbeaten 76-run stand for the sixth wicket between Rishabh Pant (53 off 52) and Ravindra Jadeja (32 off 65). IND - 174/5 (44)
Jack Leach on with his fifth over. Rishabh Pant hits the fifth ball for a four, and fifty in 51 balls (six fours and one six). His stand is Ravindra Jadeja (32) is now worth 74. 62 runs in the last ten overs. IND - 172/5 (43)
Second over of spin in the game, and Rishabh Pant says bring it on. Fours off the third and fourth then a six. 50-run stand in 54. 14 from Jack Leach's second over. IND - 148/5 (37)
James Anderson on with his 15th over. Nine runs from it, including a four, hit by Ravindra Jadeja. There's also ball change. The old one going out of shape. Jadeja's stand with Rishabh Pant is now worth 32 in 43. 49 runs and one wicket in the last ten. IND - 130/5 (35)
Umpire review of catch at slip, by Joe Root. He's not sure. Soft signal not out. Ravindra Jadeja edges the fifth ball and almost carried. Ball touches the ground. Sam Billings should have taken it. Jadeja survives, 5 off 15. IND - 108/5 (31.5)
Stuart Broad returns for his 8th over. Two singles from it. Rishabh Pant (17 off 22) and Ravindra Jadeja (5 off 7) are the unbeaten batters. So far, only one spin over from Jack Leach in the 29th. IND - 107/5 (30)
James Anderson strikes again. And a very fine tack behind the wicket by Sam Billings down the leg side to send Shreyas Iyer back for 15 off 11. Ravindra Jadeja is the new man. IND - 98/5 (27.5)
Matty Potts gets the big fish. Virat Kohli drags one and is gone for 11 off 19. India tottering. Shreyas Iyer joins Rishabh Pant in the middle. IND - 71/4 (24.2)
Matty Potts continues, and he traps Hanuma Vihari in front with the second ball off the 23rd over. Virat Kohli advises Vihari not to burn the review. He goes for 20 off 53. First for Potts. Rishabh Pant is the new man. IND - 64/3 (22.2)
Matty Potts to finish his 6th over. Virat Kohli is the batter on the strike.
Play resumes at 6:45 PM IST/2:15 PM local. Play will continue till 11:00 PM IST.
England announced squads for T20Is and ODIs for the twin India series. None of the players who are involved in the ongoing Test match will feature in the three-match T20I series. The big surprise is the inclusion of veteran Lancashire pacer Richard Gleeson.
But Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root and Test captain Ben Stokes will be in the ODI squad.
T20I squad: Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Richard Gleeson, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Tymal Mills, Matthew Parkinson, Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Reece Topley, David Willey.
ODI squad: Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Harry Brook, Brydon Carse, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Craig Overton, Matthew Parkinson, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey.
Moments ago, umpires were seen having an inspection. Not raining now. Expect an update on the start time soon.
Well, there will be another inspection at 6:15 PM IST/1.45 PM local.
Not raining in Birmingham, but conditions still not game-ready. In Pallekele, India women just chased down a target of 172 runs for a four-wicket win in the first ODI against Sri Lanka. Check scores HERE.
Virat Kohli just faced an over from James Anderson, then rain stopped play. And followed by lunch. Hanuma Vihari and Kohli were unbeaten on 14 and 1 respectively. IND - 53/2 (20.1)
James Anderson strikes again, this time it is Cheteshwar Pujara. Anderson pitches the ball at good length forcing Pujara to forward press. The ball takes the edge and goes straight to Zak Crawley again. Pujara goes for 13. IND 52/2 (19)
Hanuma Vihari and Cheteshwar Pujara have negated the England attack well so far except for the only wicket of Shubman Gill. The likes of James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Matthew Potts have gotten the radar in the last few overs with the pitch offering uneven bounce and good seam movement. IND 38/1 (13)
OUT! James Anderson strikes for England. Jimmy angles in closer to the off stump and Shubman Gill goes for a hard front-foot defence but gets the outside edge for Zak Crawley at second slip. IND 29/1 (6.2)
A pretty cautious start by the Indian openers as Both Cheteshwar Pujara and Shubman Gill are taking their time in the middle. IND 13/0 (4)
Expectedly, Chesteshwar Pujara comes out in the middle with Shubman Gill. James Anderson opens the bowling for England. And the first four comes from Gill. Anderson puts in a half-volley and Gill times it well through the big gap at mid-wicket. IND 5/0 (1)
Jasprit Bumrah (IND): It's a good feeling (to be captain) and is a big privilege. Can't get better than this. Excited and looking forward to this. Very happy with the preparation. Wanted to spend a lot of time and get used to the English conditions, as we came back from T20s.
Ben Stokes (ENG): We've done well chasing and it's also to see how the wicket will behave. It's obviously good to come into a new series so quickly. Gives us the opportunity to keep the momentum rolling.
India: Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah(c)
England: Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes(c), Sam Billings(w), Matty Potts, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, James Anderson
England have won the toss and Ben Stokes opted to field first.
England have won 28, lost 10 and drawn 15 in 53 Test matches played at Edgbaston. India, on the other hand, have lost six and drawn one in seven Test matches played at this venue.
England have already named their playing XI with James Anderson being the only change from the side that played in the third Test against New Zealand. Playing XI: Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (C), Sam Billings, Matthew Potts, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, James Anderson.
Jasprit Bumrah became the only second Indian fast bowler to lead India. Legendary Kapil Dev was the first to lead India. India won the 1983 World Cup under Kapil Dev’s leadership. A draw or a win in the fifth Test match will help India secure a series win for the first time since 2007 in English soil.
Hello and welcome to the England vs India, Day 1 of the fifth Test at Edgbaston in Birmingham. The weather forecast predicts bit of showers for the first couple of days. Let's hope rain does not play spoilsport.