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Updated February 23rd, 2024 at 16:56 IST

India vs England 4th Test Day 1 highlights: Root resurrects England with a scintillating ton

The five-match series between India vs England has headed to the East for the penultimate Test match as the hosts have a 2-1 lead. The series between two Test powerhouse has been nothing less than captivating. 'Bazball' has proven to be a double-edged sword, as it has been beneficial in some areas while also causing significant damage. Check out all the action with republicworld.com.

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India vs England | Image: BCCI
4: 54 IST, February 23rd 2024

Courtesy of a scintillating hundred by Joe Root, England end Day 1 at a much firm stage comparing to what they were after the 1st session. At Stumps, England are 302/7 after 90 overs.

4: 06 IST, February 23rd 2024

After enduring a spell of tough run, Joe Root is back to his scoring ways. Gets to his 31st hundred. England are 279/7 after 84 overs.

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3: 26 IST, February 23rd 2024

Mohammed Siraj gets the wicket of Tom Hartley. England are 7 down at 245 after 75.3 overs.

3: 10 IST, February 23rd 2024

England 233/6 after 72 overs.

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2: 52 IST, February 23rd 2024

Finally a breakthrough for Team India as Ben Foakes departs | ENG at 225/6

2: 36 IST, February 23rd 2024

After tea break, play has resumed at the JSCA Stadium in Ranchi

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2: 36 IST, February 23rd 2024

England did not let wickets leak out and ended the session with Foakes and Root holding their partnership | ENG at 198/5 

1: 33 IST, February 23rd 2024

Joe Root has held the momentum and has went on to pick up a half century | ENG at 176/5

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1: 20 IST, February 23rd 2024

Ben Foakes and Joe Root have come off strongly after lunch as India are yet to take a wicket in the second session | ENG at 165/5 

12: 11 IST, February 23rd 2024

Team India and England have returned to the pitch after the lunch break

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11: 30 IST, February 23rd 2024

Team India and England have walked off the pitch as lunch break commences 

11: 29 IST, February 23rd 2024

What a blow for England! Ben Stokes lost his wicket to Jadeja's spell | ENG at 112/5

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11: 16 IST, February 23rd 2024

R Ashwin dismisses Bairstow.

10: 34 IST, February 23rd 2024

Debutant Akash Deep is on FIRE as he takes 3 wickets and leaves England's opening order in shambles | ENG at 57/3

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10: 21 IST, February 23rd 2024

After a massive appeal was denounced, Rohit takes a review and it lands in India's favour. Akash Deep gets his 2nd wicket in an over | ENG at 47/2

10: 17 IST, February 23rd 2024

What a major breakthrough! Akash Deep was successful in taking down As Duckett edges the ball only for Jurel to catch it | ENG at 47/1

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10: 17 IST, February 23rd 2024

Akash Deep had his first wicket until… it was deemed a no-ball by the umpire as his foot was across the line. Zak Crawley safe | ENG at 9/0

9: 30 IST, February 23rd 2024

Team India will take up fielding in Day 1 at the JSCA Stadium as the play starts 

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9: 09 IST, February 23rd 2024

England: Z Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, JM Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Foakes (wk), Tom Hartley, Ollie Robinson, Shoaib Bashir, Jimmy Anderson

India: Rohit Sharma (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Ravindra Jadeja, Dhruv Jurel (wk), R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj

9: 06 IST, February 23rd 2024
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9: 02 IST, February 23rd 2024

Rehan Ahmed has left the tour for personal reasons.

9: 01 IST, February 23rd 2024

England have won the toss and have made the decision to bat first

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8: 59 IST, February 23rd 2024

Akash Deep makes his debut with Team India as he receives his debut cap from coach Rahul Dravid. 

7: 42 IST, February 23rd 2024

The action between India and England is all set to begin at 09:30 AM

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Published February 23rd, 2024 at 07:44 IST