India vs England Edgbaston 5th Test Day 5 LIVE Score Updates: Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow Start Well, England Need Less Than 80

India vs England Edgbaston 5th Test Day 5 LIVE Score Updates: Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow Start Well, England Need Less Than 80

IND vs ENG Test Live Score: Joe Root and Johnny Barstow put England in complete control.© AFP




India v England England Test Live: Joe Root and Johnny Bairstow are currently dealing in a boundary. The duo have given England a really fast start on the 5th day of the rescheduled 5th Test against India in Edgbaston, Birmingham. The hosts resumed their innings on the fifth day with 259 for three with Barstow and Root scoring centuries. The hosts are firmly in control of the ongoing fifth Test. On the fourth day, England were given a target of 378 to win the fifth Test when India were bowled out for 245 in their second innings immediately after lunch. England had scored 259 runs for 3 wickets on Monday, they needed 119 more runs to win. Former England captain Root 76 and Bairstow 72 not out in the first innings of 284 were not out after 106 runs – their third century in as many Test matches – the Yorkshire pair added 150 runs in 22 overs on Monday. At 109 for 3, England lost three wickets in a row on both sides of the tea. (Live scorecard)

Here are the live score updates of India vs England Edgbaston Test, straight from Edgbaston, Birmingham







  • 15:30 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    This is a beautiful shot by Joe Root. He was bowled outside the off stump by the Syrian and the batsman played a beautiful cover drive with a four on it.

    ENG 298/3 (63)

  • 15:27 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    England got four more without sweating when Muhammad Shami was bowled out. The hosts need just 86 runs to win.

    ENG 292/3 (62.1)

  • 15:23 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    This is the root special. There were plenty of fielders on the leg side to block his shot, but the best batsman squareed the ball between mid-on and mid-wicket fielder.

    ENG 286/3 (61.1)

  • 15:20 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    Poor bowling is Muhammad Shami’s. He made a wide delivery to Bairstow on the leg side and the ball ran towards the boundary. Nothing is going on for India at the moment.

    ENG 281/3 (60.4)

  • 15:15 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    More luck for England! Joe Root found the inside edge but the ball didn’t hit the stumps and he ran for four passing wicket-keeper Pant to add salt to the injury.

    ENG 277/3 (59.4)

  • 15:14 (IST)

    India vs English: Bumrah in attack

    Jaspreet Bumrah came under attack. Can he do magic for India? England are just 107 away from victory. Barstow and Root are on the crease. The Indian bowlers have definitely finished their work.

  • 15:12 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    Four more for Johnny Barstow. This time he plays a much better shot on the ball of Mohammad Shami. England need 107 more runs.

    ENG 271/3 (58.5)

  • 15:10 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: Four!

    The first boundary of the day and it came from the bat of Johnny Barstow.

    ENG 267/3 (58.4)

  • 15:00 (IST)

    Ind vs Eng: It’s game time!

    The operation is about to begin on the last day. Johnny Barstow is at the other end of Joe Root’s strike. Muhammad Siraj has the ball in his hand. take it!

  • 13:59 (IST)

    Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to the live blog of the final day of the fifth Test between India and England at Edgbaston. Hosts England are currently in the lead but India are not completely out of it. This is sure to be a great cricket day anyway.

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