England’s tour of India 2016-17 – 4th Test at Wankhede – Day 4

@imVkohli become first Indian captain to score 3 double centuries.Click To Tweetvirat-kohliMumbai: Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin picked up two wickets each after Virat Kohli (235) scored his third double century and Jayant Yadav (104) registered his maiden Test hundred took India to the threshold of series victory against England on the fourth day of the fourth Test match at Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.

England got off to a worst possible start in the second innings as Bhuvneswar Kumar trapped first innings centurion Keaton Jennings LBW on the second ball of the innings.

Before Jadeja struck twice in quick succession to dismiss Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali as England went into Tea break at 49/3.

Root and Bairstow defied the Indian spinners for some time before Jayant Yadav trapped Joe Root for 77.

Ben Stokes played few big shots before being dismissed by Ashwin. Ashwin then removed night-watchman Jake Ball in the last over of the day to leave the visitors reeling at 182/6.

England still trail India by 49 runs with four second wickets in hand.

Earlier both the overnight batsmen Virat Kohli (235) and Jayant Yadav (104) added 241 runs for the eighth wicket to help India take 231 runs lead in the first innings.

Brief Score at the end of Day 4:

England: 400 and 182/6 (Joe Root 66, Jonny Bairstow 50)

India: 631 all out for (Kohli 235, Vijay 136, Jayant 104, Rashid 4/192)

England trail India by 49 runs with 4 wickets remaining.

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