India-England fifth test kicked off, England at 182/3 by tea

England's batsman Joe Root, left, bats on the fourth day of the fourth cricket test match between India and England in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

Chennai, Dec 16 : After loosing the test series with India at 3-0, England just wants to win the last match of the series, to get their shame back.

The Last test match between Indian and England has kicked of today at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. While England has won the toss and chose to bat, they seem playing tough against the home team and are at 182/3 by Tea. By now only one wicket has fallen so far in the second session of the day 1 match.

With Joe Root falling for 88, England lost a massive wicket after Parthiv Patel caught him in the back in Sir Jadeja’s ball. Mo’ Ali is still batting at 63 while Bairstow has entered the crease, and managed to score 10 by tea.

Indian bowlers are struggling for wickets though Jadeja has taken 2 while Ishant Sharma has managed with one wicket.

Ashwin’s ball seems quite slow enough for the Opposition this time, thought he managed to take 12 wickets in the last match including both the innings.

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