Cook, Rashid give India scare before tense draw: 1st Test, Day 5 (Rajkot)

England gave India a massive scare on the final afternoon before the home team secured a tense draw.

Chasing 310, India slumped to 71-4 before Virat Kohli (49 not out) steadied the ship. Ashwin and Wriddhiman Saha fell in the space of 16 balls, before Ravi Jadeja joined Kohli to take India to 172-6 as Rashid took 3 wickets. Earlier, Alastair Cook made 130 as England declared at 260-3.

England 537 (Stokes 128, Root 124, Moeen 117) and 260 for 3 decl. (Cook 130, Hameed 82) drew with India 488 (Vijay 126, Pujara 124, Ashwin 70, Rashid 4-114) and 172 for 6 (Kohli 49*, Rashid 3-64)

Nov 2016

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