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Score­board on the fi­nal day of the fourth Test be­tween In­dia and Eng­land in Mum­bai yes­ter­day. (K. Jen­nings 112, J. But­tler 76; (V. Kohli 235, M. Vi­jay 136; Rashid


18 0 77 0 51 18 2

knuckle, to be struck in front of the wicket af­ter ad­ding just a run to his overnight score and was un­able to over­turn the leg be­fore de­ci­sion on re­view.

Ash­win then claimed a wicket in each of his next three overs to bring about a quick end to pro­ceed­ings as Eng­land’s lower or­der ca­pit­u­lated meekly. There were some an­gry words ex­changed be­tween James An­der­son and the In­dia play­ers when the Eng­land num­ber 11 walked in to bat with the um­pires forced to in­ter­vene to pre­vent the in­ci­dent from es­ca­lat­ing fur­ther. On what has been a gen­er­ally dis­mal tour for Eng­land, they also picked up an un­wel­come statis­tic of be­com­ing just the third side in test his­tory to com­pile 400 in the

J. But­tler not out 6 C. Woakes b Ashiwn 0 A. Rashid c Rahul b Ash­win 2 J. An­der­son C Ya­dav b Ash­win 2 Ex­tras (b15, lb2, nb2) 19 To­tal (10 wick­ets, 55.3 overs) 195 Fall of wick­ets: 1-1 (Jen­nings), 2-43 (Cook), 3-49 (Ali), 4141 (Root), 5-180 (Stokes), 6-182 (Ball), 7-185 (Bairstow), 8-189 (Woakes), 9-193 (Rashid), 10-195 (An­der­son) Bowling: Ku­mar 4-1-11-1, U. Ya­dav 3-0-10-0, Jadeja 22-363-2 (1nb), Ash­win 20.3-3-55-6, J. Ya­dav 6-0-39-1 (1nb) Re­sult: In­dia win by an in­nings and 36 runs.

first in­nings and still lose by an in­nings.

“His­tor­i­cally on this ground 400 is a good score in the first in­nings and in the sec­ond in­nings, we had our chances,” rued Eng­land cap­tain Alas­tair Cook. “We’ve just not taken those chances. “We were in the game for three days but not good enough to take those op­por­tu­ni­ties and that’s what cost us.” Ash­win, who has won the man of the se­ries awards in each of In­dia’s last four test se­ries, took his tally to 27 wick­ets from the four matches against Eng­land.

Man of the match Kohli, who hit 235 in In­dia’s mas­sive first in­nings to­tal of 631 for his third dou­ble cen­tury of the year, leads the run-scor­ing list with 640 at an av­er­age of 128.

The fifth and fi­nal Test will be played in Chen­nai from Fri­day. — Reuters

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