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.

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23:06 (IST)

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.

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India in trouble

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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.

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English all-rounder Ben Stokes removes Rishabh Pant. India 160/6, trailing by 172 runs. Ravindra Jadeja 0, Hanuman Vihari 23.

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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.

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A big set back for India as Ben Stokes gets the big wicket of Virat Kohli. India in trouble 154/5.

22:41 (IST)

150 up for India

With skipper Virat Kohli and Hanuman Vihari playing steadily, visitors reaches 150 run mark.

22:35 (IST)

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.

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India 118/4

India is 214 runs behind England's total of 332 with skipper Virat Kohli (34) playing on the crease.

22:15 (IST)

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)

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India 108/4

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.

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Debutant Hanuman Vihari comes to bat

Hanuman Vihari comes to bat in place of Ajinkya Rahane. India 104/4.

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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.

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James Aderson dismisses Cheteshwar Pujara, who was playing strong and gets the 3 breakthroughs for England. India 102/3.

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India 101/2

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.

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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.

21:15 (IST)

India 94/2 (28 overs)

Team India has been batting strongly and piling the misery on English bowlers. India trail by 238 runs.

21:10 (IST)

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.

21:03 (IST)

India is still trailing by 258 runs.

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Skipper Kohli comes out to bat

After the dismissal of KL Rahul, captain Virat Kohli comes out to bat for India. India 70/2.

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England gets the second breakthrough as Sam Curran knocks out bails of KL Rahul.

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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.

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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.

20:14 (IST)

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.

20:10 (IST)

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)

20:01 (IST)

India 43/1

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.

19:52 (IST)

India 41/1

KL Rahul (28) and Cheteshwar Pujara (10) are playing steadily and have been holding the fort for India. India 41/1 after 13 overs.

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India 38/1

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.

19:36 (IST)

India 34/1

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.

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India 25/1

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.

19:17 (IST)

India 19/1

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.

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India 10/1

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.

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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.

18:55 (IST)

India comes to bat

Indian opener KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan come out to bat and open the inning for India.

18:44 (IST)

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.

18:38 (IST)

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.

18:33 (IST)

England 317/9

Jos Buttler's prodigious inning has brought England into a strong position that may trouble India. England 317/9 after 120 overs.

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Ravindra Jadeja gets his man as KL Rahul take an outstanding backward running catch of Stuart Broad. England 312/9

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England 311/8

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.

18:15 (IST)

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.

18:14 (IST)

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.

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Lunch Break

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.

17:32 (IST)

300 up for England

England is cruising towards a big total as they have crossed 300 run mark. England 303/8 after 114 overs.

17:27 (IST)

England 298/8

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.

17:18 (IST)

England 289/8

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.

17:05 (IST)

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.

16:57 (IST)

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.

16:54 (IST)

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16:48 (IST)

England 258/8 (106 overs)

Virat Kohli and men are looking to forward to wrap England's innings. While Jos Buttler (38) and Stuart Broad (17) are playing steadily. England 258/8 after 106 overs.

16:44 (IST)

Jadeja comes into the attack

India introduces spin. Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja comes into the attack and will be eying to clinch more wickets. England 247/8.

16:31 (IST)

England 240/8 (102 overs)

England Jos Buttler (25) and Stuart Broad (12) are holding the fort for England and playing steadily. England 240 for 8 after 102 overs.

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England 234/8 (100 overs)

After 100 overs, England has scored 234 runs with the loss of 8 wickets. All-rounder Jos Buttler and tailender Stuart Broad are currently playing on the crease and facing Indian bowling line up.

16:17 (IST)

England 227/8 (99 overs)

A good over for England as Ishant Sharma allows 7 runs from it. Stuart Broad scored a boundary on the 5th ball of his over. England 227/8 after 99 overs.

16:08 (IST)

Stuart Broad comes to bat

After the dismissal of England's seventh wicket, Stuart Broad comes to bat in place of Adil Rashid. England 214/8.

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Jasprit Bumrah gets the first breakthrough of the day as he dismisses Adil Rashid (15).India cheering as England 8 down for 214 runs in 97.1 overs.

16:05 (IST)

England 214/7 (97 overs)

Ishant Sharma bowl another good over, which allows only 2 runs of it. England 214/7 after 97 overs.

15:58 (IST)

England 212 (96 overs)

England tail-enders Adil Rashid (14) and Jos Buttler (15) are eying to build a good partnership and repair the damage caused by Indian bowlers yesterday. While Virat and men are looking to end England's first inning as soon as possible.

15:49 (IST)

England 204/7

Indian speedsters Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah have started the games in same attacking manner, in which they were bowling yesterday and dismissed 6 quick wickets in the last session. England 204/7 after 94 overs.

15:41 (IST)

England 203/7 (92 overs)

Adil Rashid is looking confident on the Day 2 as he opens his account for the day with a boundary. England 203/7 after 92 overs.

15:38 (IST)

England 198/7

English batsmen Jos Buttler (11) and Adil Rashid (4) resumes batting for England on the day 2 of the Oval Test.

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England vs India Day2

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