Ravindra Jadeja won two wickets in his fourth test vs England’s first inning.© AFP
Moen Ali, deputy captain of the England test, believed that left-handed spinner Rabindra Jadeya would pose the greatest threat to his side on the final day of the ongoing fourth match against India. England has set a goal of 368 runs to win the fourth test with India and the host is heading to the final day of an absorbent test match with all 10 wickets in hand. “Jasprit Bumrah is one of the bowlers who can do anything, but Jadeya is the biggest threat to the wicket. India always fights back strongly. This needs attention,” Ali told Sky Sports.
England pacemaker Chris Woakes also believes the oval pitch is still good enough and his team has a chance to chase 291 runs on the final day.
“I still feel that chasing a score is a good wicket. It’s an incredible effort to go all the way and chase that score. The opener has done a great job and is in a good position to get started. On the final day. It always sounds like a daunting task to get an additional 291 on the fifth day, but keep in mind that this pitch is still good for batting. Virtual press conference.
“Just check slowly and The Oval will be full, so the atmosphere will be nice on the fifth day. I want to be a player there. I saw these first three tests. Hold the series at home. And I was anxious to be part of the English side. Hopefully I have a chance to win, “he added.
Previously, Rohit Sharma, Cheteswalpuhara, Reshab Pants and Shadal Takul were all 50 as India set England’s goal at 368 on the fourth day of the fourth test at Kennington Oval on Sunday. I recorded the above score. Umesh Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah also made 25 and 24 cameo appearances, with India scoring 466 in two innings and extending the lead to 367. In England, Walks is back with three wickets.
On the stump on day 4, England scored 77/0. You still need 291 runs to win with all 10 wickets in hand. For hosts, Rory Burns (31 *) and Haseeb Hameed (43 *) have creases.
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