England's players celebrate the wicket of Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane on the fourth day of the first cricket test match between India and England in Rajkot, India, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
RAJKOT, India (AP) Teenager Haseeb Hameed hit his maiden test fifty Saturday in only his second innings as England gave itself a chance of victory against India in the first test.
The 19-year-old Hameed hit five fours and his first-ever test six to reach 62 not out at stumps with England 114-0 in its second innings at stumps on day four.
Alastair Cook was unbeaten on 46.
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England has a 163-run lead after earlier dismissing India for 488.
Hameed is the third youngest English batsman to score a test fifty. It was the first half-century by an English teenager since Dennis Compton in 1937.
Ravindra Jadeja (0-33) shared the new ball with Mohammed Shami (0-12) but the ploy didn't work.
Ravichandran Ashwin (0-32) had an lbw shout reviewed against Hameed.