England crush India by an innings and 54 runs to win the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday. Victory, achieved with more than two days to spare, put England 2-1 up in the five-match series ahead of next week’s concluding Test at The Oval.
India lost six wickets for 52 runs as they suffered a spectacular collapse after tea on the third day, with off-spinner Moeen Ali taking four for 39.
Pace bowling all-rounder Chris Jordan took the last two Indian wickets in as many balls, yorking last man Pankaj Singh for a golden duck as India were bowled out for 161 in their second innings. Brief scores, India 1st Innings 152 (MS Dhoni 71; S Broad 6-25, J Anderson 3-46) England 1st Innings 367 (J Root 77, J Buttler 70, I Bell 58; B Kumar 3-75, V Aaron 3-97)
India 2nd Innings 161 (M Ali 4-39)
Result: England won by an innings and 54 runs
Series: England lead five-match series 2-1.