India vs England 1st Test Day 5 Highlights: The opening Test between India and England in Nottingham ended in a draw after rain washed out two sessions of the final day on Sunday before forcing the play to be called off.
India were at a strong position after close of play on Day 4 and required 157 more to win the contest, while England had to pick nine wickets.
Cheteshwar Pujara along with Rohit Sharma had put India at 52/1 with both the batsmen playing on 12.
Catch the Highlights of India vs England 1st Test Day 5:
The start at the moment stands delayed due to rain.
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Meanwhile more bad news coming for the cricket lovers here. It has been confirmed that there has been no signs of rains passing away soon. BCCI tweets latest picture of the current conditions at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
So looking at the scenario the umpires have called for an early lunch, while the weather still looks grimy.
After washing out the opening session on the final day, there was a brief halt in rain, but as per latest input the showers are back in Nottingham, thus another delay in ground inspection.
As per latest reports, rain washed out the second session of the day as tea has been called by the umpires. The good news is that rain has stopped, but no updates on when will the action begin.
Rain returns and the match has been called off putting an end to the drama in the middle.
The second match of the five-test series is scheduled at Lord`s from Thursday.