India seven wickets away from victory in second test against England

England will resume their second innings at the overnight score of 53 for three against India in the Second Test at Chennai today. Dan Lawrence was batting on 19 and Joe Root was on two runs when the stumps were drawn on the third day yesterday. Chasing a victory target of 482 runs, the visitors need 429 more runs to win the match.

Earlier, India scored 286 in the second innings. Ravichandran Ashwin was the highest scorer with 106 runs while Skipper Virat Kohli contributed 62 and Rohit Sharma added 26 runs. For the visitors, Moeen Ali and Jack Leach scalped four wickets each while Olly Stone bagged one wicket.

India bundled out England for 134 runs taking a first-innings lead of 195 runs. For India, ace spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took five wickets whereas Axar Patel and Ishant Sharma claimed two wickets each.

India were all out for 329 runs in their first innings.

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