IND vs ENG, 1st Test Day 5 Live Score: Massive Setback For India As Jack Leach Removes Cheteshwar Pujara

IND vs ENG, 1st Test, Day 5 Live Score: Massive Setback For India As Jack Leach Removes Cheteshwar Pujara

IND vs ENG Live: Cheteshwar Pujara and Shubman Gill during Day 5 of the first Test match.© BCCI




Having lost two wickets, India are in a bad position against England on Day 5 of the first Test match, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The hosts need more than 330 runs on the final day, with Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill currently unbeaten and batting for them. India already lost opener Rohit Sharma in the dying stages of Day 4. He could only muster 12 off 20 balls. Meanwhile, Cheteshwar Pujara was dismissed in the early stages of Day 5, after registering only 15 from 38 balls. For the visitors, Jack Leach has finally found his footing and took the wickets of Sharma and Pujara. The hosts will be aiming to not lose wickets in a quick manner, and build some momentum. (LIVE SCORECARD)

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1st Test, Day 5 Live Cricket Score Updates Between India (IND) vs England (ENG), Straight From MA Chidambaram Stadium

  • 10:08 (IST)

    SIX!

    WHAT A SHOT BY GILL!

    Bess tosses it up, outside off. Gill goes down the track to slam it over mid-on for a six!

  • 10:06 (IST)

    No run, IND: 69/2

    Leach tosses it up on middle. Gill defends it back to him. No run.

  • 10:05 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full toss by Bess, and Gill goes down the track to smack it to the left of deep midwicket for a four!

  • 10:04 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Not a good delivery by Bess, and Gill drives it to the left of the bowler for a four!

  • 09:58 (IST)

    OUT! Cheteshwar Pujara c Ben Stokes b Jack Leach 15 (38)

    THIS IS A BIG ONE FOR ENGLAND!

    A length delivery by Leach, drifts into off stump. Pujara tries to poke it, but the ball bounces to hit the bat’s shoulder and goes to left of first slip. Stokes put in an excellent catch.

    In walks, Virat Kohli.

  • 09:52 (IST)

    No run

    A full knuckle delivery, on middle. Pujara defends it back to Archer off the front foot. No run.

  • 09:44 (IST)

    Two runs

    A short delivery by Archer, outside off. Gill hits it in the gap between point and cover.

  • 09:35 (IST)

    No run, IND: 47/1

    Leach overpitches his delivery and Gill drives it straight to short cover for a single.

  • 09:33 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Tossed up short by Leach, with width outside off. Gill smacks it to the midwicket boundary. SHOT!

  • 09:31 (IST)

    The action begins!

    Cheteshwar Pujara and Shubman Gill to resume the chase for India. Jack Leach to bowl for England.

  • 09:18 (IST)

  • 08:28 (IST)

    Hello and good morning everyone!

    Good morning everyone and welcome to our live coverage of Day 5 of the first Test match between India and England. The hosts need 381 runs on the final day at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, and lost a wicket just before Stumps on Day 4. India will need a top display from their batsmen to take a lead in the ongoing series. Stay tuned!

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