India vs England 4th Test Day 1 Highlights: India on Thursday won Day One honours of the fourth Test of the ongoing five-match series against England being played at the Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium, Southampton. Also Read - Mohammad Hafeez Names His Favourite Top 5 Batsmen of All-Time, Includes Virat Kohli And Sachin Tendulkar in List
India managed to score 19-0 in reply to England’s first inning total of 246 and still trail by 227 runs. A Stumps, Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul were at the crease with individual scores of 3 and 11 respectively. Also Read - Virat Kohli-Kevin Pietersen Instagram Interview: India Captain Says 'Playing Test Cricket Has Made Him a Better Person'
Earlier, England rode on the lone, fighting knock of Sam Curran and managed to get to 246, a total which looked quite impossible in the initial hours of the day. Also Read - Virat Kohli on Coronavirus And Top Five Moments During India Skipper's Interaction With Kevin Pietersen During Lockdown
After winning the toss and electing to bat, the hosts got off to a horrible start as they lost four their first six wickets with mere 86 runs on the board. However, Curran (78) along with Moeen Ali (40) and Stuart Broad (17), shared crucial partnerships lower down the order and made sure England reach to a respectable first innings score.
Right-arm pacer Jasprit Bumrah was the pick of the Indian bowlers as he picked up three, followed by Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Ravichandran Ashwin who scalped two-two wickets each.
Earlier, India fielded an unchanged eleven from Nottingham, bringing an end to the 45-match streak of constant chopping and changing. It was the first time in 39 Tests as captain that Virat Kohli fielded the same team as the previous match.