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India v England photos

Andrew Strauss

Andrew Strauss starts day four in Chennai on 73 not out, aiming to help England build on their overnight total of 172-3 and 247-run lead

Strauss takes a single for his century

Strauss moves steadily towards his second century of the match and secures his 14th Test hundred with a single off Zaheer Khan

Andrew Strauss

Strauss's 213-ball ton means he is the first Englishman to hit two centuries in a Test in Asia and the 10th to hit two hundreds in a Test

India players

India show increasing frustration as Collingwood and Strauss extend their stand to 200 and England's lead to 319 at lunch

Paul Collingwood

Collingwood joins Strauss in completing his century - his seventh in Tests - as England extend their advantage in Chennai

Sharma dismisses Flintoff

Ishant Sharma celebrates after Andrew Flintoff edges the ball to wicketkeeper Mahendra Dhoni for four as England lose momentum

Collingwood out

Collingwood's defiant 250-ball innings finally comes to an end when Zaheer traps him lbw for 108 but there's no sign of a declaration

Graeme Swann loses his leg stump

Graeme Swann is clean-bowled by a Zaheer inswinger and England's batsmen are struggling for runs as India slow the over-rate

Steve Harmison

Zaheer rearranges Harmison's stumps and tea is taken with England 301-8 - after a session which saw just 57 runs come off 22.5 overs

Matt Prior hits out during his innings of 34

Matt Prior bats well for 33 and England finally declare 17 minutes after tea on 311-9 - setting India 387 to win

Sehwag runs

Virender Sehwag gets India off to a fantastic start - 45 runs come off the first five overs - to the delight of the home fans

Sehwag hits out

Sehwag hits Panesar for a huge six and soon brings up his 50 off 32 balls - the ninth fastest in Test history

Monty Panesar and Kevin Pietersen

England skipper Kevin Pietersen consoles Panesar after the spinner suffers at the hands of Sehwag's blistering attack

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir joins the onslaught as India bring up the 100 off 108 balls and England are unable to stop the flow of runs

England celebrate Sehwag's wicket

Swann ends Sehwag's spectacular 68-ball innings on 83 and India finish the day on 131-1, needing a further 256 to win



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