England beat India by 31 runs in the first Test match at Birmingham and to take a 1-0 lead in the five-Test series.
ENGLAND WIN BY 31 RUNS!
What an effort from Ben Stokes, who finishes with 4/40, including the absolutely vital wicket of Virat Kohli this morning.
— ICC (@ICC) August 4, 2018
England – 287 & 180
India – 274 & 162
England 1st Innings: 287 – 89.4 overs (Joe Root 80, Jonny Bairstow 70, Keaton Jennings 42; Ravichandran Ashwin 4/62, Mohammed Shami 3/64).
India 1st Innings: 274 all out – 76 Overs ( Virat Kohli 149, S Dhawan 26; SM Curran 4/74)
England 2nd Innings: 180 all out – 53 overs (Sam Curran 63, Jonny Bairstow 28; Ishant Sharma 5/51, Ravichandran Ashwin 3/59)
India 2nd Innings: 162 all out – 54.2 ( Virat kohli 51, Pandya 31 ; Sokes 4/40 )
Result: England won by 31 runs
Man-of-the-match: Sam Curran (ENG)
Series: England lead five-match Specsavers series 1-0
Date & Time: 1st August, 4:00 (IST)
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Toss: England Won the toss and elected to bat
Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK),Chris Gaffaney (NZ) and Marais Erasmus (SA)
Referee: Jeff Crowe (NZ)
England: Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root (capt), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow (wkt), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson
India: Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (capt), Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik (wkt), Hardik Pandya, Ravichndran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma
Next Match: August 09 – 13