England 139-6 against India in fourth Test

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England 139-6 against India in fourth Test

England were 139 for six after winning the toss at tea on the first day of the fourth Test against India at Southampton on Thursday.

Moeen Ali was 30 not out and Sam Curran 27 not out, with their unbroken partnership so far worth 53 runs after they came together with England in the dire position of 86 for six.

Scoreboard at tea on the first day of the fourth Test between England and India at Southampton on Thursday:

England 1st Innings

A. Cook c Kohli b Pandya                17

K. Jennings lbw b Bumrah                 0

J. Root lbw b Sharma                     4

J. Bairstow c Pant b Bumrah              6

B. Stokes lbw b Shami                   23

J. Buttler c Kohli b Shami              21

M. Ali not out                          30

S. Curran not out                       27

Extras (b6, lb3, nb2)                   11

Total (6 wkts, 51 overs, 245 mins)     139

To bat: A Rashid, S Broad, J Anderson

Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Jennings), 2-15 (Root), 3-28 (Bairstow), 4-36 (Cook), 5-69 (Buttler), 6-86 (Stokes)

Bowling: Bumrah 15-3-35-2 (1nb); Sharma 11-6-11-1; Pandya 6-0-37-1 (1nb); Shami 13-1-38-2; Ashwin 6-2-9-0

India: KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (capt), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wkt), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah

Toss: England

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (SRI), Bruce Oxenford (AUS)

TV umpire: Joel Wilson (WIS)

Match referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)

England lead this five-match series 2-1.

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