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Live Updates: England humiliate India by an innings and 224 runs

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August 17, 2014


20:58   India 94 (29.2) & 148 vs Eng 486 Scorecard

England wrap up the series as Ishant Sharma hits one straight to Mooen Ali to give them a massive an innings and 224 runs win over india.  

Its been complete turnaround considering they were down and out after Lord's Test. But Anderson and Stuart Broad ripped through Indian top order, while Jordan finished off the tail.  




20:45   India 84-9 (27) & 148 vs Eng 486 Scorecard

It's been a spineless performance from India as Chris Jordan joins the party clearing the deck quickly for England. 

Jordan removed Ashwin and Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the same over.

Varun Aaron was run out for 1 as England close in on a famous series win.  


20:23  India 66-6 (24) & 148 vs Eng 486 Scorecard

Chris Jordan strikes in his second over as he packs off Virat Kohli. 

Kohli once again was guilty of playing with an angular bat and edged it to Cook in first slips.

India are looking down the barrel with more than 52 overs to deal with for the day. 

The visitors trail England by 272 runs.  
19:59  India 46-5 (18) & 148 vs Eng 486 Scorecard

It's two in quick succession for India as now MS Dhoni departs without troubling the scorers. 

Chris Woakes the bowler, as Dhoni hit one straight to Sam Robson at short leg.

India innings is out of fight now as the game is all but over.  


19:53  India 46-4 (18) & 148 vs Eng 486 Scorecard

Indians were spilling their catches, but England are converting half-chances into right one as Ajinkya Rahane falls now. 

Rahane pokes at an outswinger, Gary Ballance dives forward to take a brilliant catch in front of second slip.

India's game is all but over here unless, Kohli or MS Dhoni play out of their skins. 






19:38   India 30-3 (13) & 148 vs Eng 486 Scorecard

Cheteshwar Pujara's poor form continues as Jimmy Anderson had him walking back to the pavillion for 11.

Pujara nicked an outswinger safely into the hands of Jos Butler much to the delight of English fielders. 

India trail England by 308 runs. Virat Kohli is in the middle on 12 and he is joined in the middle by Ajinkya Rahane.
19:11  India 20-2 (9) & 148 vs Eng 486 Scorecard

Play resumes in Oval with India on the backfoot. It's been England's morning, with Joe Root smashing an unbeaten 148. 

Following which, India lost two wickets with a huge deficit of 329.

Murali Vijay was the first to go, after he was trapped LBW by Jimmy Anderson. Gautam Gambhir committed suicide when he took off for a non-existent single and was run out at the strikers end.  
18:31   India  9-2 (6.1) & 148 vs Eng 486 Scorecard

India received another jolt as Gautam Gambhir too was on his way back to the pavillion courtesy off a run out for 2. 

Gambhir drops one short and shoots off for a non-existent single -- Pujara refuses as Chris Woakes takes aim and shoot down the stumps at strikers end.

India in deep trouble now as they still trailing by 329 runs and are already two wickets down.

But just at the fall of the wicket, rain hit the ground, forcing players off the ground.
17:15  India  6-1 (5) & 148 vs Eng 486 Scorecard

Jimmy Anderson strikes for England as he traps Murali Vijay right in front of the stumps for 2. 

Another poor start for India, who are trailing by 332 runs as the opening duo could only add 6 runs. 
17:08  India  6-0 (3) & 148 vs Eng 486 Scorecard

India are off to a slow start with a huge lead to cover. 

England were bundled out for 486, giving them an over lead of 338. Joe Root carried his bat through with a magnificent 148.
16:50   Eng 486 (116.3 ovs) vs India 148 | Scorecard

England have been finally bundled out ofr 486, with the last man Jimmy Anderson trapped LBW by R Ashwin for 1.

Joe Root carries his bat with a magnificent 148. Indian bowlers leaked runs heavily today as they went close to 10 runs per over. 

England lead India by 338 runs as weather is getting darker. 

For India, Ishant Sharma was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 4-96.
16:07  Eng 440-8 (111 ovs) vs India 148 | Scorecard

England have upped the ante in the past couple of overs. Stuart Broad in particular, who is fighting fire with fire as the lead is close to 300-run mark. 

Last 10 overs have produced 82 runs with Indian opening bowlers spraying it all over the park. 

Ishant Sharma should have had Joe Root walking back, but he overstepped and gave an important life to England's centurion. 

Root is going strong on 113 , while Broad is on 28.
15:47   Eng 400-8 (107.2 ovs) vs India 148 | Scorecard

Joe Root's amazing Test series continues as the England's dynamic batsman smashed his second Test ton of the series. 

Root reached the landmark with a three runs off Ishant Sharma in 135 balls. 

But Ishant Sharma struck off the next ball as he had Chris Jordan walking back after he was caught behind by MS Dhoni. 

Jordan-Root duo added 82 runs for 8th wicket.

England's lead swell past 250-run mark
15:30  Eng 385-7 (105 ovs) vs India 148 | Scorecard

Welcome to Day 3 updates of the fifth and final Test between India and England. 

Joe Root is 8 runs away from yet another ton in the series. Indian seamers will look to wrap the innings and come up with a better batting display.