Anderson leaves India on the verge as England close in to make the final blow

On Tuesday, Veteran pacer James Anderson led England into winning position, scalping three wickets including two in an over, as India dropped to 144 for 6 at lunch pursuit of 420 on the final day of the first Test in Chennai.

Indian captain Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin who copped a couple of blows on his body and one on his helmet, were at the crease at the break, still requiring 276 for a record triumph

Anderson showed that why he is known as a master of reverse swing, detaining Gill (50) and Rahane (0) in the same over with deliveries that came in sharply

England made a huge score (578) in the first innings and resctricted India to 337 before bowled out for 178 and left the Indian team a victory target of 420.

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