23 Dec 2008

India virtually secure series against England

6:00 am on 23 December 2008

The Indian cricketers look set for victory in their 2-test series against England going into the final day of the second test in Mohali.

England made a bold attempt yesterday to turn the match their way when they had the home side 44 for 3 in their second innings, but India recovered to 134 for 4 at stumps, an overall lead of 285 runs.

The left-handed opening batsman Gautan Gambhir who made 179 in the first innings is unbeaten on 44.

India won the first test in Chennai by six wickets.