England reach 117/1 at lunch

Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) England reached 117/1 at lunch on the first day of the fourth Test match against India here on Thursday.

England skipper Alastair Cook was the only batsman dismissed at 46 when he was stumped by Parthiv Patel off the bowling of left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja.

England put on 99 for the opening wicket after winning the toss and electing to bat at the Wankhede Stadium.

Debutant Keaton Jennings was batting on 65 and No.3 Joe Root was unbeaten on 5 when lunch was called.