England need 214 on day five to win second Test against India

England need to score 214 runs on day five to win the second Test against India, who will clinch victory themselves by taking six wickets.

England go into the fifth day of the second Test against India four wickets down but needing just 214 runs to win the match.

It's set to be a thrilling final day at Lord's tomorrow and India will be confident of victory themselves as they only need to take six more wickets to go 1-0 up in the five-game series.

England batsman Ian Bell looks on in disbelief after being bowled by India bowler Ishant Sharma during day four of 2nd Investec Test match between England and India at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 20, 2014© Getty Images

Midway through the afternoon England managed to bowl India out for 342, leaving them with a victory target of 319.

The hosts then lost opener Sam Robson (7) before tea, with India going on to take three more wickets in the evening session.

Alastair Cook (22), Gary Ballance (27) and Ian Bell (1) were the men to go, leaving Joe Root and nightwatchman Moeen Ali at the crease on 14 and 15 respectively for the start of day five.

Ishant Sharma was the pick of the Indian bowlers and the man to nab the key wickets of experienced duo Cook and Root.

Englands Gary Ballance celebrates as he runs to reach a century not out during play on the second day of the second cricket Test match between England and India at Lord's cricket ground in London on July 18, 2014
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