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Watch: Sarfaraz Khan’s Selfless Act For Yashasvi Jaiswal After India’s Declaration On Day 4

Chasing a mammoth target of 557, England find themselves in deep trouble on Day 4 of the fourth Test against India in Rajkot. The visitors lost four early wickets with less than 30 runs on the board with Ravindra Jadeja striking twice. Jasprit Bumrah was the other wicket-taker for India while Ben Duckett, who scored 153 in the first innings, got run out for cheap. Riding on Yashasvi Jaiswal’s double century, India declared their second innings on 430/4, setting England an improbable target of 557 runs.

Jaiswal, who retired hurt on Day 3, came back to bat on Day 4, adding another 110 runs to his score of 104 on Saturday. The 22-year-old hit 14 fours and 12 sixes to remain unbeaten on 214.

After Shubman Gill missed out on his century by nine runs, run out on 91, Jaisal and Sarfaraz Khan added an unbeaten 172 runs for the fifth wicket.

Sarfaraz played second fiddle to Jaiswal during the partnership, smashing 68 off 72 balls.

Sarfaraz acknowledged Jaiswal’s contribution as he pushed the youngster to lead the walk towards the dressing room after Rohit Sharma’s declaration before Tea.

Watch the moment here:

Jaiswal had taken a single off Joe Root to get to 200 in the second session in Rajkot.

He removed his helmet, kissed the India logo and raised both his arms to a cheering Sunday crowd that rose for a standing ovation.

Jaiswal, 22, has been in prolific form after he hit a match-winning 209 in the second Test and leads the batting chart in the five-match series with more than 500 runs.

He is playing his seventh match and 12th innings in a career that began last year with a debut knock of 171 in the West Indies.

Sarfaraz completed his second fifty after his 62 in the first innings but it was Jaiswal who tore into the bowlers in his 236-ball blitz.

Jaiswal smashed pace bowler James Anderson for three successive hits over the fence — a first for the England veteran in his 185 Tests over 21 years.

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