England 49/3 at tea, trail by 182 runs in fourth Test

Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) England were under pressure at 49/3 in their second innings at tea, trailing by a massive 182 runs, against India on the fourth day of the fourth Test here on Sunday.

England skipper Alastair Cook (18), debutant and first innings centurion Keaton Jennings (0) and Moeen Ali (0) were dismissed. Joe Root was unbeaten on 30.

India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1-11) dismissed Jennings in the very first over of England’s second innings to start their slide.

Their grief deepened when left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja (2-13) accounted for Cook and Moeen Ali to leave India in a vey strong position.

Earlier, India skipper Virat Kohli (235) scored his third double century of the year, and together with Jayant Yadav (104) helped the hosts to amass a huge first innings score of 631 runs.

Kohli earlier this year scored 200 against the West Indies and 211 against New Zealand.

England posted 400 in their first innings.

–IANS

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