Result: England draw first Test with India at Trent Bridge

Alastair Cook celebrates taking a wicket on day five of first Test between England and India at Trent Bridge on July 13, 2014
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England draw the first Test with India at Trent Bridge.

England have drawn the first Test with India following a frustrating final day at Trent Bridge.

The tourists started the day on 167-3 with a lead of 128 runs before finishing on 391-9.

India reached 230-6 at lunch as three wickets in the morning gave England some hope.

Virat Kohli (8) and Ajinkya Rahane (24) both fell to Stuart Broad, while captain MS Dhoni (11) was dismissed by Liam Plunkett.

However, a difficult spell for the home side in the afternoon swung the match in favour of a draw.

Ravindra Jadeja was bowled by James Anderson for 31 before Stuart Binny was out for 78 after being bowled lbw by Moeen Ali to leave India on 347-8 heading into the final session.

The final spell of play was notable for Alastair Cook taking his first Test wicket when Ishant Sharma (13) was caught behind by Matt Prior, though the match was all but over as a contest by this point.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar (63 not out) and Mohammed Shami (four not out) were the players left at the crease when the match was declared a draw just after 5pm local time.

Stuart Broad of England celebrates with teammates after dismissing Mitchell Johnson of Australia during day two of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 14, 2013
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