England vs India 1st Test at Birmingham, 01 Aug, 2018

Toss: England, who chose to bat
England 287/10 (89.4)  &  180/10 (53)
India 274/10 (76)  &  162/10 (54.2)
England won by 31 runs
Man of the Match: Sam Curran
  • Umesh Yadav 0 * (8)

Over 3.4Ravichandran Ashwin bowls flighted delivery to AN Cook, and that’s the end of his stay in the middle, clean bowled! .Bowled him!

Over 7.4 Ravichandran Ashwin bowls a quicker arm ball to Keaton Jennings,out Caught by Lokesh Rahul! Jennings pushes forward, the ball dips in front of him and then turn across, catches the outside edge and it's a sharp take from KL Rahul standing close at second slip.

Over 15.1 Ravichandran Ashwin bowls a tossed up delivery to Joe Root, out Caught by Lokesh Rahul!! 

Over 26.2 Ishant Sharma bowls a good length delivery to Dawid Malan, out Caught by Rahane!!  Ishant gets it right, lands it around middle and squares Malan up completely, thick edge and Jinks is one of the safest fielders in this side

Over 30.2 Ishant Sharma bowls it short of length to JM Bairstow,  out Caught by Dhawan!! Inswinger on off, made Bairstow play, who went with an open face, thick edge and this does and it is low and to his right at first slip, Dhawan takes it well.

Over 30.4 Ishant Sharma bowls a good length delivery to Ben Stokes, out Caught by Kohli!! Stokes looked to defend, hard hands and the edge carries nicely to the left of third slip where the skipper grabs a fine catch. 

Over 30.6 Ishant Sharma bowls a good length delivery to JC Buttler,  out Caught by Karthik!! Buttler rocks back to punch and gets a faint edge, Karthik pouches and throws the ball in delight. England 7 down now.

Over 44.4Umesh Yadav bowls good length delivery to Adil Rashid, and that’s the end of his stay in the middle, clean bowled! .Bowled him!

Over 51.6 Ishant Sharma bowls a good length delivery to SCJ Broad,  out Caught by Dhawan!! Broad into the drive, the ball deviates enough to find the outside edge, flies to the left of Dhawan at first slip, who takes it well in the end.

Over 52.6 Umesh Yadav bowls a back of length delivery to Sam Curran, out Caught by Karthik!! Curran shuffles across and glides the back of a length delivery off the bat face to Karthik, who moves to his left and takes it.