1st Test Day 5 Eng v Ind: Rain washes out Day 5, Test ends in a draw
Persistent rains washed out the final day of the first Test of the five-Test series for the Pataudi Trophy.
The entire day's play was abandoned without a ball being bowled at the Trent Bridge. The match ended in a draw as the match officials called off after the first two sessions were washed out without play.
India were on 52 for one chasing 209 for a 1-0 lead at the end of the fourth day's play. India needed 157 more runs for a win on the fifth day for a win. The second Test between India and England will now get underway at Lord's from Thursday.
On Day 4, England captain Joe Root struck his 21st Test century to lead his side to 303, thereby setting a target of 209. For India, Jasprit Bumrah (5-64) was the best bowler.
When stumps were drawn, Rohit Sharma was batting on 12 with Cheteshwar Pujara giving him company. Opener Lokesh Rahul was the only wicket to fall.
India and England pocketed four points each in the first Test of the World Test Championship cycle.
England 1st Innings: 183 (65.4)
India 1st Innings: 278 (84.5)
England 2nd Innings: 303 (85.5)
India 2nd Innings: 52-1 (14)
End of Day 5: Day's play abandoned, match ends in a draw, Test series 0-0
India: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammad Siraj
Toss: England, elected to bat
Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Start time: 1100 hrs (UK Time)
Match officials: Michae Gough, Richard Kettleborough (On-field umpires); Richard Illingworth (TV Umpire); David Milns (Reserve Umpire); Chris Broad (Match-referee)