(Video) Joe Root arrives at England's rescue, yet again

Joe Root is fast approaching a hundred at Trent Bridge.

Aryan Surana

Skipper Joe Root bailed England out of choppy waters after India made early inroads on day four of the first Test at Trent Bridge. His half-century was a purists' delight, bejewelled with a litany of sumptuous cover drives that fetched him 17 of his 56 runs. His thrilling counter-punch comprised of nine boundaries as India struggled to put the brakes over the scoring rate. Thanks to Root's masterclass, England entered Lunch at 119/2, having accrued a healthy lead of 24.