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  • 11:06 PM IST

    WICKET! – Mohammad Shami induces an edge of Adil Rashid off the penultimate ball of the day and that’s stumps, Sam Curran made 36*, while Jos Buttler scored 69 – that meant England have a lead of 233 with two wickets in hand. Whose game it is? My guess is as good as yours. Interesting day awaits us tomorrow. England 260/8

  • 10:48 PM IST

    Sam Curran is proving to a handful. He moves to 35 as England go past 250-run mark in the second innings. Lead is 224 now. India need to find a way to get rid of Sam

  • 10:33 PM IST

    WICKET! Terrific delivery from Ishant Sharma, length ball angling and Jos Buttler is trapped in front. Kumar Dharmasena with a good decision. Buttler did review it but the impact of the ball on stumps was umpire’s call and India are back in it. England 233.7, lead by 206 runs

  • 10:20 PM IST

    Lead goes past 200 – India would not like that as Sam Curran continues to be the thorn in the flesh for India. Jos Buttler has moved to 66 while Curran with an enterprising innings is on 20. England 228/6

  • 9:51 PM IST

    50 – For Jos Buttler off 96 delvieries. Another innings of substance this from the wicketkeeper batsman. Importantly, England move to 205/6, lead is 173 now

  • 9:43 PM IST

  • 9:16 PM IST

    WICKET! India have broken through and it is Ashwin who has given them a vital breakthrough. Ashwin switches to over the wicket and bowls a quicker one outside off on a fullish length. Stokes tries to jam it out but gets a thick outside edge behind. Rahane at first slip takes a sharp catch

  • 8:34 PM IST

    And the final session is underway

  • 8:17 PM IST

    And that’s tea – A tough session comes to an end for England. Jos Buttler and Ben Sotkes have just about mangaged to hang in there. Two wickets came in the session. Jonny Bairstow fell off the first ball after lunch while Joe Root was superbly run out by Mohammad Shami. No team have the decisive advantage at this point in the game. England 152/5, lead India by 125 runs

  • 8:06 PM IST

    Former England captain and respected commentator Geoffrey Boycott slammed England’s decision to promote allrounder Moeen Ali to No.3 during England’s second innings in the ongoing 4th Test at The Ageas Bowl, Southampton. – READ MORE HERE: Moeen Ali at No.3 a wasted idea: Geoffrey Boycott

  • 7:28 PM IST

    WICKET! Mohammad Shami hits the bullseye and Joe Root is short of his crease. What a way to get out. 48 run he made off 88 delvieries, but a lapse in concentration and he is on his way. Ben Stokes took off for a quick single and even though Root responded, he was a bit hesitant. Shami running in from mid-on aims for the farther end and Root is caught napping. Big blow for India. England 122/5, lead by 95 runs

  • 6:20 PM IST

    WICKET! Brilliant start for India, Mohammad Shami with a ripper of a delivery sends back Jonny Bairstow for a first-ball duck. If you had blinked, you would have missed. Comes in from around the wicket, fuller length on middle and leg. Bairstow looks to play it with a straight bat but is beaten all ends up. The ball goes between bat and pad and roots up the leg stump. England 92/4, lead by 65

  • 5:38 PM IST

    WICKET! And that too, at the stroke of lunch – Mohammad Shami comes around the wicket for Keaton Jennings and gets one to skids on, not much bounce, as the ball goes under Jennings’ bat and he is trapped in front for 36. His vigil of 87 balls comes to an end. England 92/3, lead by 65

  • 5:28 PM IST

    50-run stand between Keaton Jennings and Joe Root. England’s lead also goes past 50. Jennings has put in the hardwork and is batting on 32 off 81 balls while Root is on 29 off 49. England 87/2

  • 4:55 PM IST

    50! up for England. It has been a real stuggle for Joe Root and Keaton Jennings in the middle. Real probing spell this has been from the Indian quicks. England effectively are 24 for 2

  • 4:24 PM IST

    WICKET! KL Rahul at it again – Good catch moving forward with the ball dying on him. Ishant Sharma, with a back of length delivery, had Moeen Ali edging and Rahul is fire at second slip. Moeen’s promotion doesn’t work for England, They are in a spot of bother at 33/2, effectively 6/2

  • 4:09 PM IST

    And it is Moeen Ali who comes in to bat at No 3. That is his regular batting position in at Worcestershire. He averages over 50. But Jasprit Bumrah is troubling the left-hander. A edge from Moeen helps England to take the lead. England 28/1

  • 4:06 PM IST

    WICKET! Full delivery by Jasprit Bumrah and Alastair Cook goes for the drive, edges it and KL Rahul at second slip juggles the ball twice and holds on to it in his third attempt. He is chuffed. England lose their first wicket, still trailing England – only by three runs though. England 24/1

  • 3:36 PM IST

    And we are underway. England 7/0. The series hangs in the balance for Virat Kohli and his army, so a good start today becomes all the more important for them. Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings stride out to take their place in the middle, while the Indians spread out across the field. Not totally unexpected, with two left-handers and a dry surface, Ravichandran Ashwin is handed the ball first. Two slips and a short leg in place for him. Let’s roll

  • 3:05 PM IST

    ICYMI – Asia Cup 2018: Virat Kohli rested, Khaleel Ahmed in India’s ODI squad. Ambati Rayudu and Kedar Jadhav have been recalled after proving their fitness, while Manish Pandey has earned a comeback

  • 2:48 PM IST

  • 2:45 PM IST

    Pujara’s 132 has come at a time when people were just beginning to undermine his importance in this Indian line-up, writes Aditya Bhattacharya – Determined Pujara delivers a knock for the ages

  • 2:44 PM IST

    On day two, Pujara’s unbeaten 132 should have had India well in the clear. But Ali’s spell ensured the spoils were shared on another gripping day in this Test series, writes Tanmoy Mookherjee – READ MORE HERE: Pujara holds India together as Moeen spins another web

  • 2:42 PM IST

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of day three of the fourth India vs England Test at The Ageas bowl at Southhampton

India vs England, 4th Test, Day 3: LIVE cricket score of India vs England at Trent Bridge. News, latest updates, live streaming, coverage and highlights.
India vs England, 4th Test, Day 3: LIVE cricket score of India vs England at Trent Bridge. News, latest updates, live streaming, coverage and highlights.

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of day three of the fourth India vs England Test at The Ageas bowl at Southhampton.

The game hangs in a balance and both teams will be eying the first session honours to edge ahead in the Test match. Day two belonged to Cheteshwar Pujara who gritted it out in the middle compiling his 15th Test century and remained unbeaten on 132, helping India to a vital 27-run lead.

England have reduced the deficit to 21 runs with all their 10 wickets intact. Moeen Ali starred for the hosts on day two taking five for 53, also hinting that spinners will play a bigger role in the coming three days.

Right now, it looks like the match may not last the distance. England will be look for a lead of over 250. For India, they need early wickets.