England 40-0 at tea in 2nd test, chasing 405 target vs India

BY foxsports • November 20, 2016

VISAKHAPATNAM, India (AP) England reached 40-0 in its second innings at tea Sunday, needing another 365 runs as it chases an improbable target of 405 for victory in the second test against India.

Alastair Cook was unbeaten on 28, while Haseeb Hameed was 12 not out on the fourth day.

Cook faced 84 balls and hit two fours. Hameed also faced 84 balls and hit one boundary. Both batsmen were content with survival, as the run-rate never crossed the two-per-over mark.

India introduced spin in the sixth over. Ravichandran Ashwin (0-12) bowled eight overs, while Ravindra Jadeja (0-8) had nine. Jayant Yadav (0-7) was the last of the three spinners to be deployed.

Earlier, India was bowled out for 204 after resuming on 98-3.

Stuart Broad (4-33) and Adil Rashid (4-82) shared eight wickets for England.

Jayant Yadav (27 not out) and Mohammed Shami (19) put on 42 runs for the last wicket before Shami was stumped by Jonny Bairstow off Moeen Ali.

India scored 455 in its first innings, and England replied with 255 with the hosts deciding not to enforce the follow-on.

The first test of the five-match series was drawn.

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