India vs England, 4th Test at Manchester: Bell, Ballance steady England
Bell and Ballance looked comfortable against India bowlers.
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Aug 7, 2014
Ian Bell and Gary Ballance piled on the runs for England, as the hosts were 81 for the loss of two wickets at the end of 24 overs in the fourth Test between India and England at Manchester. Bell was batting on 30, and Ballance was batting on 23.
England lost early wickets in their first innings, as both openers failed to give the hosts a strong start. Sam Robson was dismissed on six by Bhuvneshwar Kumar, while Alastair Cook could score just 15 before being dismissed by Varun Aaron.
Earlier, India were dismissed for 152 and no batsman except MS Dhoni showed any resistance. Stuart Broad bowled superbly and took six wickets in the match.
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