India vs England 3rd Test Day 4 live updates

After declaring with a massive 521-run lead India take on England on Day 4 of the do-or-die third Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Tuesday. 

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Updated: Aug 21, 2018, 20:55 PM IST

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After declaring with a massive 521-run lead India take on England on Day 4 of the do-or-die third Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Tuesday. 

Here are the live match updates:

# Buttler and Stokes continue to manage a stable partnership. On the other hand, Kolhi and his squad target the wicket at the moment.

# It was an excellent session, exactly the way England wanted. Stokes and Buttler ensured stable partnership, scoring 89 runs in 27 overs. Tea break for now! 

# Jos Buttler reaches 50, the 9th half century in his Test career. India continue to hunt for a wicket. Umesh Yadav has, meanwhile, replaced Mohammed Shami, who slipped while chasing a ball.

# A wonderful over by Ishant Sharma post lunch. It seems Joe Buttler and Ben Stokes are not in a hurry while India eagerly look for a 5th wicket and wrap up the test series.

# The players are back from lunch break. India‘s Ishant Sharma resumes the play. Now it is to see how long can England survive. The Indian bowlers – Ishant, Bumrah and Shami – have been brilliantly delivering since the beginning of Day 4. England 84-4

# England need to decide Jos Buttler‘s batting position. He was the only effective batsman in the first innings for England but continues to bat down the order. England desperately need a Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes special to crawl to a draw. India, trailing 0-2, have made most of the unpredictable pitch and bowled brilliantly. The ball is moving around and well the Indian continue to probe the Hosts with remarkable pace. England need 437 runs to win and India 6 more wickets to go 1-2 in the five-test series. England 84/4 after 34 overs.  Click for the detailed scorecard. 

# Wicket!! Mohammed Shami moves the ball away from Ollie Pope, He flashes his bat and edges the ball to Virat Kohli, who takes a brilliant catch at third-slip. !!

Wicket!! Jasprit Bumrah gets the better of England skipper Joe Root. Root edges the ball to KL Rahul at slip. England need 429 to win.

# Mohammad Shami replaces Ishant Sharma. It has been a good start for India with the bowlers creating pressure on the English batsman.

# India continue to probe the English batsmen at the latter‘s own hunting ground. Ishant Sharma got India off to a great start by scalping both the England openers early in the session. 

# England 32/2 after 13 overs and need 489 runs to win. Click  for the detailed scorecard. 

# Ollie Pope is in at number four. 

# Wicket! Ishant Sharma strikes again. He creates another difficult angle and Alastair Cook, who pushes a shot, edges a catch to KL Rahul at 2nd slip. 

# Joe Root is in at number three. 

# England 27/1.

# Wicket! Ishant Sharma creates a deadly angle and forces Keaton Jennings to edge a comfortable catch to wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant. 

India outclassed England on all fours in the first three days of the match. Virat Kohli and co are in a comfortable position to register their first win in the five-Test series. England openers survived nervy nine overs in the last session on Day 3. 

Earlier, India out-batted hosts England and declared at 352/7 with a whopping lead of over 500 runs. Virat Kohli, who missed out on a century in the first innings, smashed his 23rd Test century in the second innings and shared a stunning 113-run partnership with Cheteshwar Pujara (72). 

Playing XI

India: Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah. 

England: Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root (c), Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson. 

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