A brilliant 90-run partnership between Jos Buttler and Stuart Broad for the ninth wicket steered England to 304 for the loss of eight wickets at lunch on Day 2 of the fifth and final Test at The Oval, London. Jos Buttler led the way for England as the hosts managed 106 runs in the morning session on Day 2. Resuming on the overnight score of 198 for seven, Buttler and Rashid first stitched a 33-run partnership for the eighth wicket. However, Adil Rashid’s (15) stay in the middle was cut short as Jasprit Bumrah trapped him in front of the wicket. But then Stuart Broad came in and frustrated the Indian bowlers further. Along with Buttler, Broad batted confidently throughout the entire second half of the morning session. Buttler celebrated his birthday by notching up his tenth fifty in Test cricket. The right-handed batsman remained unbeaten on 63 alongside Stuart Broad on 36 runs when umpires decided to go for lunch. For India, it was a tiring session as they managed only one wicket in the entire session. (LIVE SCORECARD)
5th Test, The Oval, London, Sep 07, 2018
Day 2 | Post Lunch Session
trail by 302 runs
- Lokesh Rahul17 (17)
- Cheteshwar Pujara10 (25)
- Stuart Broad 12/1 (4)
- Ben Stokes 8/0 (2)
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Live updates between India vs England, 5th Test, Day 2, straight from The Oval, London
19:20 IST: FOUR! Stuart Broad drifts on to the pads and Cheteshwar Pujara flicks the ball fine to collect a boundary. Gets his first boundary of the innings. IND 24-1 after 5.5 overs.
19:12 IST: FOUR! Ben Stokes comes into the attack and Rahul launches his first delivery over the top of covers to pick up a boundary. IND 16-1 after 4.1 overs.
19:06 IST: FOUR! First boundary for India in the first innings. Width offered from James Anderson and Rahul pounces on it. Cuts it ferociously to collect a boundary. IND 10-1 after 2.5 overs.
19:01 IST: Wicket-maiden from Stuart Broad. This has been a dream start for Broad and England. India trail by 326 runs in the first innings. IND 6-1 after 2 overs.
Out! Broad has a wicket with his first ball to dismiss @SDhawan25 LBW for 3.
With that wicket he overtakes Sir Richard Hadlee into eighth place in the list of Test cricket’s leading wicket-takers.#ENGvIND FOLLOW LIVE https://t.co/LQoNOzv9xA pic.twitter.com/WEgEx4kJ0X
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18:57 IST: OUT! Wicket on the first ball for Stuart Broad. Traps Shikhar Dhawan right in front of the stumps. He walks back after scoring 3 runs. India lose their first wicket. IND 6-1 after 1.1 overs.
18:56 IST: Six runs from James Anderson’s first over. Stuart Broad will share the new ball with him from the other end. IND 6-0 after 1 over.
18:51 IST: KL Rahul gets off the mark straightaway. Punch off the back-foot through covers and Rahul collects three runs. India have first runs on the board. IND 3-0 after 0.1 overs.
18:50 IST: Openers Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul are at the centre for India in the first innings. James Anderson will start with the new ball for England.
England 332 all-out in the first innings.
End of the England innings, they’re all out for 332!@josbuttler top scoring with a wonderful 89 on his 28th birthday.
India’s bowlers were forced to work hard for the last two wickets. @imjadeja leading the way with four wickets.#ENGvIND LIVE https://t.co/LQoNOzv9xA pic.twitter.com/dHZfmU4Gn6
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18:41 IST: OUT! Sharp catch taken by Ajinkya Rahane at first slip. Brilliant knock from Jos Buttler (89) comes to an end. Ravindra Jadeja finishes with 4 wickets in his comeback Test.
18:33 IST: SIX! Jos Buttler is in ODI mode now. With only James Anderson remaining, Buttler is looking to score runs quickly. Launches Jasprit Bumrah’s delivery over deep mid-wicket boundary for the maximum. He has moved into the eighties now with the six. ENG 323-9 after 120.1 overs.
18:21 IST: OUT! Brilliant running catch from KL Rahul at mid-on. Finally, the partnership (97-run stand) between Broad and Buttler comes to an end. Jadeja gets the crucial breakthrough. Gritty Stuart Broad (38) knock comes to an end. ENG 312-9 after 117.3 overs.
18:16 IST: Four runs from Ravindra Jadeja’s first over after lunch. Jasprit Bumrah will share the ball with Jadeja from the other end. ENG 308-8 after 116 overs.
18:11 IST: Jos Buttler and Stuart Broad are back at the centre for England. Ravindra Jadeja will start the proceedings India in the post-lunch session.
Lunch break – England 304 for the loss of 8 wickets. Jos Buttler (63*) and Stuart Broad are still at the centre for England.
Just the wicket of Adil Rashid for India in the morning session. Birthday boy @josbuttler and @StuartBroad8 carrying @englandcricket to 304/8 at lunch. #ENGvIND LIVE https://t.co/LQoNOzv9xA pic.twitter.com/kzeBoQ0wEV
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17:33 IST: Mohammed Shami bowls the final delivery before lunch wide down the leg side. Ends straight into the hands of the wicket-keeper.
17:27 IST: 300 comes up for England! Couple of runs from Stuart Broad and England have now reached a total that many weren’t expecting at the start of the day. Stuart Broad has now moved on to 34 runs alongside Jos Buttler on 62 runs. ENG 300-8 after 113.5 overs.
17:15 IST: Big lbw appeal from Ishant Sharma but umpire Joel Wilson rules not out. India have no reviews remaining. Jos Buttler survives. ENG 289-8 after 111.1 overs.
17:06 IST: FOUR! Full and wide delivery from Ishant Sharma and Jos Buttler drives him through extra cover region for four a boundary. England moving closer to 300-run mark now. ENG 285-8 after 109.4 overs.
17:01 IST: 50 on birthday for Jos Buttler! Brings up his 10th fifty in Test cricket. It has been a brilliant knock from Buttler under pressure. He has added 78 runs along with Adil Rashid and Stuart Broad since morning for England. ENG 276-8 after 108.3 overs.
Fifty for the birthday boy @josbuttler!
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— England Cricket (@englandcricket) September 8, 2018
16:55 IST: Four and 50-run partnership comes up between Jos Buttler and Stuart Broad. Ishant drifts on to the pads and Buttler flicks the ball to deep mid wicket for a boundary. ENG 267-8 after 107.2 overs.
16:54 IST: Bowling change for India. Ishant Sharma comes in to replace Ravindra Jadeja.
16:48 IST: Both Jos Buttler (38) and Stuart Broad (17) adding crucial runs for England. India giving away easy runs at the moment. The partnership between the two for the ninth wickets has now moved on to 44 runs. Five runs from Jadeja’s last over. ENG 258-8 after 106 overs.
16:41 IST: Four and 250 up for England! Short and wide from Ravindra Jadeja and Buttler slashes the ball through point region for a boundary. ENG 251-8 after 103.5 overs.
16:38 IST: Bowling change for India straight after drinks break. Ravindra Jadeja comes in to replace Jasprit Bumrah.
16:34 IST: Drinks break – After one hour of play on Day 2 England have added 45 runs to their overnight score. India have managed just one wicket of Adil Rashid in the first half of the morning session. ENG 243-8 after 103 overs.
16:23 IST: Beaten! Beautiful delivery from Mohammed Shami. Angled in and then moves across after pitching. Jos Buttler throws his bat on that one and the ball just misses the outside edge. ENG 236-8 after 100.4 overs.
16:21 IST: First bowling change for India on Day 2. Mohammed Shami replaces Ishant Sharma. ENG 234-8 after 100 overs.
16:14 IST: FOUR! Stuart Broad collects his first boundary of the morning. The ball was wide from Ishant Sharma outside the off stump and Broad collects a boundary with an uppish drive. Broad adding important here runs for England alongside Jos Buttler (21). ENG 227-8 after 98.5 overs.
16:07 IST: Edged and four! Jos Buttler collects a boundary. Thick outside edge and the ball passes wide of the Indian captain Virat Kohli at second slip. ENG 219-8 after 97.3 overs.
16:04 IST: OUT! Review from Adil Rashid. Original decision is out. And the decision stays. Rashid is caught right in front of the stumps. First wicket of the morning for India on Day 2. Bumrah strikes. Rashid walks back after scoring 15 runs. ENG 214-8 after 97.1 overs.
15:57 IST: FOUR! Jasprit Bumrah drifts on to the pads and Adil Rashid flicks the ball to deep mid-wicket for a boundary. Lovely wrist work from the right-hander. The partnership between Rashid and Buttler has now moved into the thirties. ENG 212-7 after 95.5 overs.
15:48 IST: Another tight over from Jasprit Bumrah comes to an end. Just one run from it. Both the Indian seamers are getting good movement off the pitch. The ball is moving in both directions for Ishant and Bumrah. ENG 204-7 after 94 overs.
15:41 IST: Huge lbw appeal from Ishant Sharma. Umpire Kumar Dharmasena turns it down. Ultra edge technology clearly show that the ball took the inside edge before striking the pads. Adil Rashid survives. ENG 203-7 after 92.2 overs.
15:34 IST: FOUR! First boundary of the morning and 200 comes up for England. Wide delivery from Bumrah outside the off-stump and Adil Rashid drives it through the vacant cover region for four runs. ENG 202-7 after 91.1 overs.
15:34 IST: Maiden over! Tidy start from Ishant Sharma. Jasprit Bumrah will share the ball with Ishant from the other end.
15:30 IST: Straightaway some movement off the pitch for Ishant Sharma. The first delivery was an in-swinger from Ishant. The second delivery moves away from Jos Buttler after pitching. ENG 198-7 after 90.2 overs.
15:28 IST: Jos Buttler and Moeen Ali are at the centre for England on Day 2. Ishant Sharma will start the proceedings for India.
The second day of The Oval Test is underway!
England are 203/7 with Jos Buttler and Adil Rashid at the crease. How many can they add from here?
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14:45 IST: Looking to wrap up things quickly.
Day here at The Oval.
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 8, 2018
14:30 IST: Hello and welcome to the live match updates of Day 2 of the 5th and final Test between India and England.
Moeen Ali tried to resurrect England’s innings with a patient 50 off 170 balls but Ishant returned to take two wickets in three balls in the 83rd over as England further slipped to 181 for 7. Mohammed Shami (0-43) also toiled throughout the day and was immensely unlucky to not have picked up any wickets. Post-tea, Bumrah and Ishant started off with brilliant spells again, and this time they got deserved rewards. Cook’s dismissal started the collapse. He was bowled playing on off Bumrah in the 64th over. He put on 73 runs with Ali for the second wicket.
Three balls later, Bumrah trapped Joe Root lbw for a duck, with DRS ruling in favour of India. It became three wickets in nine balls as Sharma nicked off Bairstow, caught behind. It was some consolation for keeper Rishabh Pant who had a tough day behind the wickets as the ball seamed a lot after tea.
Ben Stokes (11) and Ali put on 37 runs for the fifth wicket and stemmed the downfall. The latter scored his 13th half-century off a slow 167 balls in this interim. Jadeja began the slide again, as Stokes was trapped lbw in the 78th over. Having played and missed through the day, Ali finally managed to nick Sharma behind in the 83rd over.