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England end day four at 161/3, lead by 165

Posted on Dec 17, 08:15AM | IANS

England were 161 for three in their second innings and led by 165 runs at stumps on day four of the fourth and final cricket Test at the VCA Stadium here Sunday.

Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell were batting on 66 and 24.

India declared their innings at 326 for nine.

The following is the scoreboard at stumps on the fourth day of the fourth and final cricket Test match between India and England at the VCA Stadium here Sunday:

England (First Innings) 330

India (First Innings) (Overnight 297/8)
Gautam Gambhir c Prior b Anderson 37
Virender Sehwag b Anderson 0
Cheteshwar Pujara c Bell b Swann 26
Sachin Tendulkar b Anderson 2
Virat Kohli lbw b Swann 103
Mahendra Singh Dhoni run out (Cook) 99
Ravindra Jadeja lbw b Anderson 12
Ravichandran Ashwin not out 29
Piyush Chawla b Swann 1
Pragyan Ojha b Panesar 3
Ishant Sharma not out 2
Extras: (b 5, lb 7) 12
Total: (for nine wickets dec in 143 overs) 326

Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Sehwag, 0.3 overs), 2-59 (Pujara, 22.3), 3-64 (Tendulkar, 27.5), 4-71 (Gambhir, 31.4), 5-269 (Kohli, 116.1), 6-288 (Jadeja, 123.6), 7-295 (Dhoni, 129.1), 8-297 (Chawla, 130.1), 9-317 (Ojha, 140.1)

Bowling:
James Anderson 32-5-81-4
Tim Bresnan 26-5-69-0
Monty Panesar 52-15-81-1
Graeme Swann 31-10-76-3
Jonathan Trott 1-0-2-0
Joe Root 1-0-5-0

England (Second innings)
Alastair Cook c Dhoni b Ashwin 13
Nick Compton lbw Ojha 34
Jonathan Trott batting 66
Kevin Pietersen b Jadeja 6
Ian Bell batting 24
Extras: (b 8, lb 6, nb 4) 18
Total: (Three wickets in 79 overs) 161

Bowling:
Ishant Sharma 12-3-27-0
Pragyan Ojha 23-10-39-1
Ravichandran Ashwin 18-9-34-1
Piyush Chawla 10-2-20-0
Ravindra Jadeja 16-9-27-1

Match details:
Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (Sri Lanka) and Rod Tucker (Australia)
TV umpire: S. Ravi
Match referee: Jeff Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire: C.K. Nandan