India vs England 1st test Results, Scores: England beat India by 31 runs

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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 – 287 & 180
India – 274 & 162

Brief Scores:

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)

Teams

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

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