India vs England, The Oval Test: Weather forecast for today and tomorrow

first_imgThe fifth and final Test between India and England started on Friday at The Oval in London. The weather for the fourth day is expected to stay dry but will be a bit overcast later in the day on Monday.London to have a sunny but cold morning with conditions are likely to remain the same throughout the day. The maximum temperature may reach 21 degree centigrade.On Day 5 on Tuesday, maximum temperature may to reach 23 degree centigrade. It is likely to a be a cloudy day again but chances of rain are minimal.The Indian cricket team look to end the England tour on a high by winning the fifth and final Test of the series at The Oval. India have already lost the series 3-1 with defeats in the first, second and fourth Tests. UK Met office PhotoIndia fought back with some outstanding performances from its lower order with the bat and then with the bowlers in the final session but the advantage still rests with England, who are in a dominant position in the fifth and final Test match after taking a lead of 148 runs in the second innings.England reached 114 for 2 at stumps on Day 3 with Alastair Cook (46*) and Joe Root (29*) adding 52 runs for the third wicket in relatively quick time.DAY 3 REPORT | HIGHLIGHTS | SCORECARD | PICSEngland came out to bat for the second time after bowling out India for 292 late in the second session with Cook getting a standing ovation as he batted for the final time in his international career.advertisementThe former England captain and Keaton Jennings managed to negotiate a tricky passage of 9 overs before the tea break after which Cook came into his own, batting patiently till the close of play while wickets fell at the other end.Root, who was on a pair, gave him good support as he looked to play positively while Cook held up one end. The duo managed to increase the run rate in the final session as the Indian bowlers started to tire.For the visitors, it was Mohammed Shami who managed to draw first blood as he castled Jennings from around the wicket for 10.Jennings scratched around for 10 before offering no shot to a Mohammed Shami delivery to be clean bowled — extending his run of test innings without a half century to 18.Once again India’s seam attack bowled with menace and at one stage delivered 31 dot balls before Cook broke the siege.Moeen Ali was fortunate to survive when his attempted drive off Ishant Sharma took a thick edge and flew head high to KL Rahul at second slip but he dropped the chance.Cook took the lead past 100 but India made a timely breakthrough as Jadeja tempted Moeen into a drive and bowled him through the gate out of the rough.(With Reuters inputs)last_img

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