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England take 207 runs lead as India tame tail-ender at Eden

Posted on Dec 08, 01:11PM | UNI

England took vital 207 runs lead in the first innings against India as the hosts restricted the tourists in first session on day 4 of the 3rd Test at Eden Gardens here today.

England piled up 523 runs all out against India's 316.

England at end of 3rd day were 509/6. England's last four wickets fell in 4.3 overs as India used three bowlers and all got wickets with their second balls.

Pragyan Ojha got out Graeme Swann in the first over as Virender Sehwag held an easy catch at first slip.

Matt Prior edged Zaheer Khan when cutting in the second over.

James Anderson played two shots off Zaheer before R Ashwin made him edge one in the fifth over.

Monty Panesar got a rough one next ball, given lbw off Ashwin.

Ashwin finished 3/183 and Pragyan Ojha with highest 4 for 142 runs.