India post 247/2 at lunch

Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) India were 247/2 at lunch in their first innings against England on the third day of the fourth Test match here on Saturday.

Opener Murali Vijay strck a finely composed century (124 batting), his eighth and second of the series, to guide India to a strong position in response to England’s score of 400, after resuming at their overnight score of 146/1.

India skipper Virat Kohli (44 batting) was at the crease at lunch, who came into the crease when No.3 batsman Cheteshwar Pujara (47) was dismissed off the bowling of Jake Ball (1-18).

–IANS

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