London: India fought their way back on the second day of the fourth Test at The Oval to keep at England's heels by first...
Khaleel, Bairstow fashion Hyderabad’s nine-wicket win over Punjab
Chasing 151 for victory, Sunrisers were all out for 137 runs in 19.4 overs to succumb to the loss to remain without any points in the table
Bairstow had scores of 0, 0, 0 and 28 in the four innings that he played in England's 1-3 Test series defeat against India, prompting Gavaskar to comment that he looked "uninterested"
England did not throw it away like the opening game and capitalised on a flying start provided by Bairstow (124 off 112) and Jason Roy (55 off 52) to gun down the target in just 43.3 overs with six wickets in hand
The incident happened in the eighth over of the England innings when Shreyas dived on a drive hit by Jonny Bairstow off pacer Shardul Thakur.
India could only manage 124 and in the absence of scoreboard pressure, England overhauled the target with ease in 15.3 overs to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series
The Indian skipper was visibly unhappy with something which Stokes said to Siraj and as a result, he decided to have a lengthy chat with the England all-rounder.
Woakes, who was with the England squads for the tours of South Africa, Sri Lanka and India, has not featured in any match
At stumps on day three, England's score reads 339/9, still trailing the hosts by 42 runs
England ensured it didn't have any more hiccups in erasing the remaining 36 required on the last day after Sri Lanka had set up a tricky 74-run target on a turning wicket.
Joe Root's team, missing Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer, need a convincing win in the two-match series to keep alive their hopes of reaching the World Test Championship final
All-rounder Ben Stokes assisted Bairstow with a 27 ball 37 as visitors sealed the first match by five wickets.
The 31-year-old has represented England in every format of the game having made his Test debut in 2012. Bairstow was representing SunRisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League
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