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The second match of the Test series between India and England is being played in Chennai. The fourth day of the match will begin at 9.30 am today. Earlier, chasing the target of 482 runs, England team scored 53 for 3 by the end of the third day. He still needs 429 runs to win. As of now, captain Joe Root and Dan Lawrence are unbeaten.
Batting first after winning the toss, Team India scored 329 runs. In response, England were reduced to 134 runs in the first innings. In this sense, India got a lead of 195 runs. The team set a target of 482 runs against England, scoring 286 runs in the second innings.
The biggest target team in India is Chase
Such a big target has never been chased in Test history. The record for chasing the biggest target in the Test is in the name of West Indies. He scored a target of 418 against Australia in 2003. The highest target of 387 runs on Indian soil was chased by India only in December 2008. Then India beat England by 6 wickets in the Test at the same ground in Chennai.
At the same time, when talking about the foreign team, West Indies had chased the highest target of 276 runs in India. He defeated India by 5 wickets in the 1987 Delhi Test. Till now, no foreign team has been able to chase in India.
Could not score more than 413 runs in fourth innings of Test in Asia
413 runs have been the highest score in the fourth innings of the Test so far in Asia. It was made by Bangladesh in December 2008 against Sri Lanka. Bangladesh had lost the match by 107 runs while chasing a target of 521 runs in that Test played in Mirpur.
Akshar gave England two shocks
In the second Test being played in Chennai, spinner Akshar Patel gave England the first blow in the second innings. He LBW the opener Dom Sibley for 3 runs. Playing the debut test, Akshar took 2 wickets in the first innings. Ravichandran Ashwin gave the second blow to England by 49 runs. He got Rory Burns caught by Virat Kohli for 25 runs. Jack Leach, who came in at number 4 as a night watchman, was out without opening an account. Akshar dismissed him.