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Oval Test: England pacers blow away top three of India’s batting lineup

Sports Lounge Staff



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London: England pacers came to the party as they took the top three Indian wickets in the first session of the fourth Test at the Oval on Thursday.

India went to lunch at 54/3 with Virat Kohli (18 not out) and Ravindra Jadeja (2 not out) at the crease.

England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to field first in the fourth Test at The Oval on Thursday. He said that he wanted to make use of the overhead conditions.

England made three changes to the side while India opted two changes, however, still no room for R Ashwin.

Ollie Pope is in for Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes comes in for Sam Curran for the England side while India makes 2 changes in Ishant and Shami have niggles – Umesh and Shardul are back.

India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

England (Playing XI): Rory Burns, Haseeb Hameed, Dawid Malan, Joe Root(c), Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow(w), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Craig Overton, Ollie Robinson, James Anderson.

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