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Updated February 4th, 2024 at 15:57 IST

Shubman Gill helps India set England 399-run target to win 2nd Test

All-rounders Axar Patel (45) and Ravichandran Ashwin (29) pitched in with handy knocks before India were bowled out for 255 in their second innings.

Reported by: Press Trust Of India
Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma chats with R Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah during the IND vs ENG 1st Test match | Image: BCCI
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Shubman Gill scored a fine century to help India set a 399-run target for England to win on day three of the second Test here on Sunday.

Gill returned to form, scoring a timely 104 off 147 deliveries.

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All-rounders Axar Patel (45) and Ravichandran Ashwin (29) pitched in with handy knocks before India were bowled out for 255 in their second innings.

Gill and Axar stitched an 89-run partnership before Ashwin hit two fours and a six to help India swell their lead.

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Left-arm spinner Tom Hartley picked up four wickets for the visitors, who lead the five match series 1-0.

Brief scores: India 1st innings: 396 all out England 1st innings: 253 all out India 2nd innings: 255 all out in 78.3 overs (Shubman Gill 104, Axar Patel 45; Tom Hartley 4/77, Rehan Ahmed 3/88). 

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Published February 4th, 2024 at 15:57 IST

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