India 174/6, Ravindra Jadeja 4, Hanuman Vihari 25, England vs India, 5th Test match, Day 2 highlights: On the second day of the 5th Test match between India and England at the Kennington Oval stadium of London, hosts dominated the Indian side completely as first they managed to set a challenging total of 332 runs and then dismissed 6 Indian batsmen for only 174 runs. English players performed well in every session of the day. all-rounder Jos Buttler played an outstanding 89 runs inning off 133 balls with the help of 6 boundaries and 2 sixes, tailender Stuart Broad also contributed valuable 38 runs off 55 balls.
English bowlers also performed equally well as speedsters James Anderson and Ben Stokes picked 2-2 wickets, while Stuart Broad and Sam Currans bagged 1 wicket each.
For India, skipper Virat Kohli played a fine knock of 49 runs but missed his half-century. Opener KL Rahul and no. 3 batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara scored 37 runs each.
At tea, England had crossed the 300 run mark with loss of 8 wickets. English batsmen Jos Buttler (63) and Stuart Broad (34) were collecting quick runs for the home team.
Earlier today, Jos Buttler (11) and Adil Rashid (4) continued batting for their side. On the Day 1, England scored 198 runs with the loss of 7 wickets. Opener Alastair Cook (71) and all-rounder Adil Rashid (50) scored thier half-centuries and had provided a steady start to the home team, but in the last session of the day, Indian bowling unit wreaked havoc English middle order and picked up 6 wickets.
On the Day 3 of the 5th test match, India’s Hanuman Vihari (25) and Ravindra Jadeja (8) will resume the play from 174/6 runs.
Stumps Day 2
India finished the Day 2 with 174/6 runs on board. Visitors are still 158 runs behind England's 332 run total. Hanuman Vihari 25 and Ravindra Jadeja 8 will continue batting tomorrow.
India in trouble
After 50 overs, Virat Kohli and men have scored 169 runs with loss of 6 wickets. Visitors trailing by 158 runs, while England is looking to wrap India's inning early.
English all-rounder Ben Stokes removes Rishabh Pant. India 160/6, trailing by 172 runs. Ravindra Jadeja 0, Hanuman Vihari 23.
India in trouble
Visitors are in trouble as half of the Indian side is back to the pavilion. Ben Stokes has removed Virat Kohli on 49 runs. India 156/5.
A big set back for India as Ben Stokes gets the big wicket of Virat Kohli. India in trouble 154/5.
150 up for India
With skipper Virat Kohli and Hanuman Vihari playing steadily, visitors reaches 150 run mark.
India 144/4 (45 overs)
Debutant Hanuman Vihari is off to a nervy start, while skipper Virat Kohli is close to his half-century. India 144/4 after 45 overs.
India is 214 runs behind England's total of 332 with skipper Virat Kohli (34) playing on the crease.
India 112/4 (40 overs)
Skipper Virat Kohli is trying to rescue his side as 4 Indian batsmen are already back to the pavilion. India 112/4 (40 overs)
A big shout from England for the LBW and on-field umpire Joel Wilson raises his finger, but the 3rd umpire changes his decision. Hanuman Vihari survives. India 107/4, trailing by 224 runs.
Debutant Hanuman Vihari comes to bat
Hanuman Vihari comes to bat in place of Ajinkya Rahane. India 104/4.
A big set back for India as vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane was caught on the 1 slip on a swinging delivery of James Anderson. Rahane goes back without scoring any run. India 103/4 after 35 overs.
James Aderson dismisses Cheteshwar Pujara, who was playing strong and gets the 3 breakthroughs for England. India 102/3.
Team India has lost 2 important wickets of Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul. Currently, Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara are playing steadily and building a good partnership. India 101/2.
England fails the review
After a loud shout of LBW by James Anderson, which was rejected by on-field umpire Kumara Dharmasena, England takes the review but the third umpire Bruce Oxenford signals not out, Virat Kohli survives. India trail by 234 runs.
India 94/2 (28 overs)
Team India has been batting strongly and piling the misery on English bowlers. India trail by 238 runs.
India 85/2 (27 overs)
Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli are holding the fort and both the batsmen are playing steadily. India trail by 243 runs.
India is still trailing by 258 runs.
Skipper Kohli comes out to bat
After the dismissal of KL Rahul, captain Virat Kohli comes out to bat for India. India 70/2.
England gets the second breakthrough as Sam Curran knocks out bails of KL Rahul.
India 63/1 (20 overs)
The visitors have been playing strongly after the dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan. KL Rahul and Cheteshwar Pujara have been holding the fort for India with 63 runs on the board. India trailing by 269 runs.
KL Rahul, Pujara continue after Tea
Indian batsmen KL Rahul (35) and Cheteshwar Pujara (20), who were playing steadily continue to bat after the tea break.
Team India has scored 50 runs with loss of Shikhar Dhawan's wicket and the play will be resumed after the tea break.
India 49/1 (17 overs)
After 17 overs, India has scored 49 runs with the loss of 1 wicket. While English bowlers are looking for the second breakthrough. India 49/1 (17 overs)
England is now looking for the second wicket and brings Sam Currans into the attack. India 43/1, KL Rahul 30, Cheteshwar Pujara 10 after 15 overs.
KL Rahul (28) and Cheteshwar Pujara (10) are playing steadily and have been holding the fort for India. India 41/1 after 13 overs.
After 10 overs, men in blue have scored 34 runs with the loss of 1 wicket. Shikhar Dhawan was the man, who went back to the pavilion after scoring 3 runs. On the request of the English team, umpires have changed the ball due to the wrong shape.
KL Rahul (21) and Cheteshwar Pujara (10) are playing strong and eying to build a partnership. India 34/1 trailing by 298 runs against Englands 332 runs.
Opener KL Rahul is knocking the ball well and has shown some good shots, which will help India to remove the pressure of Shikhar Dhawan's wicket. India 25/1, KL Rahul 16, Cheteshwar Pujara 6.
Team India is trailing by 321 runs in their first inning and lost a big wicket of Shikhar Dhawan for only 3 runs. The early wicket may pile on the misery on the Virat Kohli and men. While KL Rahul has started strongly. India 19/1, KL Rahul 14, Cheteshwar Pujara 2 after 5 overs.
Stuart Broad's prodigious bowling gets the breakthrough for England on the first ball of his over. The early wicket will surely help English bowlers to dominate against India. India 10/1, KL Rahul 7, Cheteshwar Pujara 0.
A big shout from Stuart Broad and he gets his man as umpire raises his finger. Shikhar Dhawan departs LBW after scoring 3 runs and makes his way back to pavilion.
India comes to bat
Indian opener KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan come out to bat and open the inning for India.
England all out for 332
Ravindra Jadeja gets his man!!! A turning ball takes the outside edge of Jos Buttler's bat, which helps India to restrict England for 332 runs. Jos Buttler 89, James Anderson 0* on the Day 2 of the 5th Test match.
Buttler on attack
Jos Buttler has come out all guns blazing as he hits 2 consecutive sixes against Indian speedster Jasprit Bumrah in the 121st over. England 330/9.
Jos Buttler's prodigious inning has brought England into a strong position that may trouble India. England 317/9 after 120 overs.
Ravindra Jadeja gets his man as KL Rahul take an outstanding backward running catch of Stuart Broad. England 312/9
Jasprit Bumrah comes into the attack. A good ball from Bumrah takes the edge of Stuart Broad's bat but doesn't carry to Virat Kohli on standing on the 3rd slip. England 311/8.
England 308/8 (116 overs)
Ravindra Jadeja starts the second session with his spin and looking to get early breakthroughs after lunch on the Day 2 of the 5th Test match. England 308/8 after 116 overs.
The play resumes
India vs England 5th Test match Day 2 play resumes and Jos Buttler (62) and Stuart Broad continue to bat in the second session of the day.
At the end of the first Session on Day 2, England reached 304/8 after 115 overs. Jos Buttler (63) and Stuart Broad (36) are playing steadily and eying to set a big total for India.
300 up for England
England is cruising towards a big total as they have crossed 300 run mark. England 303/8 after 114 overs.
England's lower batting order has been a trouble for India throughout the series. Jos Buttler (62) and Stuart Broad (32) are playing steadily as hosts are close to 300 run mark.
England is cruising towards a big total as they are close to 300 run mark. Jos Buttler (60) and Stuart Broad (27) are now attacking Indian bowlers. England 289 after 111 overs.
50 up for Jos Buttler
Playing an impressive innings Jos Buttler completed his half-century off 85 balls with 5 rolling boundaries. England 278/8 after 109, Jos Buttler 52, Stuart Broad 23.
53 runs stand between Buttler and Broad
Playing steadily English batsmen Jos Buttler and Stuart Broad completes 50 run partnership off 63 balls. England 268/8 after 107.4 overs.