England reduced to 142 for 7 at lunch on Day 5


Visakhapatnam: England were reduced to 142 for seven at lunch chasing a huge target of 405 on the final day of the second cricket Test here today.

Mohammed Shami (2/30), Ravichandran Ashwin (2/45) and Ravindra Jadeja (2/35) shared the bulk of the spoils while Jayant Yadav got ben Stokes with a beauty.

Joe Root (25) and Jonny Bairstow (23 batting) were the only players who looked like putting up a fight.

Brief Scores: India 455 and 204.

England 255 and 142/7 (Alastair Cook 54, Mohd Shami 2/30, R Ashwin 2/45, R Jadeja 2/35).