First test between India-England ends in draw

Photo of Indian cricket team test skipper Virat Kohli running on the pitch with Ajinkya Rahane.

Rajkot: The first Test cricket between host India and visiting team England resulted in a draw at Rajkot today.

England set a target of 310 in 49 overs, India were 172/6 when the captains of both the countries-Virat Kohli and Alastair Cook-jointly agreed to call off the game on the fifth and final day at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

Test skipper Virat Kohli was batting on 49 runs, while Ravindra Jadeja was accompany on 33 at stumps day on final day.

India and England will play four more Test by both the teams during this five-match series, with the next one slated to be held in Visakhapatnam from November 17-21.

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Brief scores:

England: 537 & 211 for 2 in 66 overs (Alastair Cook 106 batting, Haseeb Hameed 82; Amit Mishra 2/38).

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India: 488 & 172/6 in 52.3 overs (Virat Kohli 49 not out, Ravindra Jadeja 33 not out; Adil Rashid 3/64).