England was 132 runs behind at the end of the first innings. Even though India scored 245 runs in their second innings, the home team had to score 378 runs to win the match.
In India’s second innings, both Pujara and Rishav Pant scored 50 runs, but the country was still bowled out for 245 runs. The captain of the English team, Ben Stokes, took four wickets. Stuart Broad and Matthew Pots were both in charge of getting wickets. One wicket was taken by both James Anderson and Jack Leach.
India had 125 runs with three wickets at the end of the third day of the match. When the sentence was written, both Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishav Pant had 30 and 50 runs on the board. On the fourth day of the match, after getting 8 runs, Pujara was sent back. Also, Rishav Pant got fifty runs for the team. He got 56 runs while only being hit by eight balls.
Rabindra Jadeja was out for 23 runs before the first innings was over, even though he had scored a hundred. 13 runs were scored because of Mohammad Shami. When he was out for 19 runs, Sreyash Ayyar was thrown out.
England is in severe danger after batting for 378 runs. Alex Leach and Jack Crowley scored 108 runs each to get things off to a great start as the first two batters. Jack Crowley was bowled by Bumrah for 48 runs, but Oli was run out before he could get to the plate.
Alex Leach was out of the game when he was run over. He had scored 56 runs in 65 balls. England was at 132 for 3 after 31 when this was written. 2 overs had been bowled. Joe Root and Johnny Bairstow each made six and 18 runs to help the team win.
England’s openers, Alex Lees and Jack Crowley, helped their team get off to a strong start. Each of them got 100 runs in a total of 19.5 overs. In the history of English Tests, no player has ever reached 100 quick touches without losing a wicket.
But before and after tea, India showed that they were ready to turn the game around by taking three wickets for only two runs. But after that, both the path and the barstore started to be hard to get through. At the end of the day, they had a total of 250 more runs between them. Bairstow is still unbeaten with 72 runs and two lives left.
On the fourth day of the Edgbaston Test, India gave the home team a tough goal of 378 runs to beat. In order to win, you have to break a record. Keeping this in mind, England finished the day with 259 runs for three wickets. They need to score an extra 119 runs on the last day.