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India vs England 2014, 5th Test at The Oval: Play to start after rain delay

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Cheteshwar Pujara © Getty Images

By Nishad Pai Vaidya

Aug 17, 2014

The start of play between India and England after lunch on Day Three of the fifth Test was delayed due to rain. However, since then, the covers have come off and play will begin at 7 PM IST.

Just before play halted, India lost both their openers. James Anderson trapped Murali Vijay leg-before and then Gautam Gambhir was run-out for three. That was the last ball before the rain came down. India face a huge task ahead of them in this Test match and if they are to save it, they would require a monumental effort.

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