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IND vs ENG 4th Test: Root’s Leadership, Robinson’s Brilliance

The 4th Test between India and England sees Joe Root in formidable form with a century on Day 1, making his wicket crucial for India on Day 2. England starts at 302/7, Root at 106*. Akash Deep’s stellar debut disrupted England’s top order, giving India an early advantage. Ashwin and Jadeja’s spin further strengthened India’s position as England struggled at 112/5. Root and Foakes’ resilient partnership after Lunch, exceeding 100 runs, shifted momentum. Siraj’s fiery spell dismissed Foakes and Hartley, bringing India back in control. Akash Deep’s dream debut included three early wickets. England faces challenges with Bumrah rested and Stokes returning. India, leading 2-1, aims to clinch the series in Ranchi, while England seeks to level at 2-2. Debutants Sarfaraz Khan and Dhruv Jurel impress, and Akash Deep eyes a Test spot. Jaiswal’s stellar performance makes him a standout performer for India. England, reeling from a massive defeat, makes changes in the squad. Stokes prioritizes addressing pitch concerns in Ranchi.

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