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4th Test: India thrash England by 157 runs, take 2-1 series lead India beat England

4th Test: India thrash England by 157 runs, take 2-1 series lead

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 06 Sep 2021, 10:07 pm

London/UNI: India produced a clinical performance to beat England by 157 runs on the final day of the fourth Test to take a 2-1 unbeatable lead in the five-match series, here on Monday.

Chasing 368 for a win, England were bowled out for 210 in their second innings as they succumbed to the steady pressure built up by the Indian bowlers.

Umesh Yadav (3/60), Jasprit Bumrah (2/27), Ravindra Jadeja (2/50) and Shardul Thakur (2/22) starred for India with the ball in the final innings.

It was only the second Test win for India at the Oval and first after the historic 1971 triumph under Ajit Wadekar.

With India taking a 2-1 series lead over England at the Oval, the series now moves to Manchester's Old Trafford for the fifth and final Test which will begin on September 10.

Brief Scores:

India: 191 and 466

England 290 and 210 in 92.2 overs. (H Hameed 63, R Burns 50; U Yadav 3/60, S Thakur 2/22, J Bumrah 2/27, R Jadeja 2/50).