England beat India by 60 runs to win the fourth Test at Southampton on Sunday and take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series.
England beat India by 60 runs to win the fourth Test at Southampton on Sunday and take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series.

England beat India by 60 runs to win the fourth Test at Southampton on Sunday and take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series. Victory was achieved with more than a day to spare. India, set 245 to win, were dismissed for 184 with off-spinner Moeen Ali taking four for 71 for a match haul nine for 134.

Mohammed Shami made sure that England didn't get too ahead with their lead as he had Stuart Broad (0) caught behind off the very first ball of the day

Mohammed Shami made sure that England didn’t get too ahead with their lead as he had Stuart Broad (0) caught behind off the very first ball of the day (Getty Image)

Sam Curran was run-out shortly afterwards as England set India a target of 245 to chase down

Sam Curran was run-out shortly afterwards as England set India a target of 245 to chase down (Getty Image)

KL Rahul's (0) struggles against the incoming delivery continues when he was bowled off Stuart Broad. He was unlucky to get a low toe-edge that deflected onto his stumps.

KL Rahul’s (0) struggles against the incoming delivery continues when he was bowled off Stuart Broad. He was unlucky to get a low toe-edge that deflected onto his stumps (Getty Image)

James Anderson then had Shikhar Dhawan (17) caught at slip

James Anderson then had Shikhar Dhawan (17) caught at slip (Getty Image)

The English pacer then trapped Cheteshwar Pujara (5) lbw

The English pacer then trapped Cheteshwar Pujara (5) lbw (Getty Image)

Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane negotiated the tough passage of play until lunch

Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane negotiated the tough passage of play until lunch (Getty Image)

Post lunch, Kohli and Rahane had looked to play for time and tried cutting down all risky strokes

Post lunch, Kohli and Rahane had looked to play for time and tried cutting down all risky strokes (Getty Image)

The Kohli-Rahane duo batted for more than 42 overs and the best part about their partnership was the risk free approach that they employed - they made 101 runs for the fifth wicket

The Kohli-Rahane duo batted for more than 42 overs and the best part about their partnership was the risk free approach that they employed – they made 101 runs for the fifth wicket (Getty Image)

The Indian captain did survive an umpiring howler in the 17th over of the innings when TV umpire Joel Wilson ruled him not out despite the ball crashing onto the leg-stumps.

The Indian captain did survive an umpiring howler in the 17th over of the innings when TV umpire Joel Wilson ruled him not out despite the ball crashing onto the leg-stumps (Getty Image)

Virat Kohli passed 500 runs for the series but fell for 58 to Moeen Ali

Virat Kohli passed 500 runs for the series but fell for 58 to Moeen Ali (Getty Image)

Rahane made 52 but was trapped in front by Ali

Rahane made 52 but was trapped in front by Ali (Getty Image)

Ben Stokes and Sam Curran then wiped out the tail

Ben Stokes and Sam Curran then wiped out the tail (Getty Image)

Recalled off-spinner Moeen Ali took four wickets for 71 runs for a match haul of nine for 134

Recalled off-spinner Moeen Ali took four wickets for 71 runs for a match haul of nine for 134 (Getty Image)

England beat India by 60 runs and took an unassailable 3-1 lead in this five-match series

England beat India by 60 runs and took an unassailable 3-1 lead in this five-match series (Getty Image)