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In Pics: India vs England, 5th Test, Day 4 in Chennai

Updated: December 19, 2016, 5:14 PM IST
Karun Nair scored a triple century as India declared their first innings at 759 for seven, a lead of 282 runs, on day four of the fifth and final Test against England. This is India's highest score against any opponent surpassing the previous best of 726/9 declared against Sri Lanka in 2009. (AFP Photo)
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Karun Nair scored a triple century as India declared their first innings at 759 for seven, a lead of 282 runs, on day four of the fifth and final Test against England. This is India's highest score against any opponent surpassing the previous best of 726/9 declared against Sri Lanka in 2009. (AFP Photo)

Karun Nair has now become only the second Indian batsman to score a triple ton after swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag, who has two triple tons to his name. (AFP Photo)
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Karun Nair has now become only the second Indian batsman to score a triple ton after swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag, who has two triple tons to his name. (AFP Photo)

Playing only his third Test, Karun Nair forged two major partnerships -- 181 for the sixth wicket with Ravichandran Ashwin (67) and then 138 for the seventh wicket with Ravindra Jadeja (51) -- to take India to the record total at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. (AFP Photo)
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Playing only his third Test, Karun Nair forged two major partnerships -- 181 for the sixth wicket with Ravichandran Ashwin (67) and then 138 for the seventh wicket with Ravindra Jadeja (51) -- to take India to the record total at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. (AFP Photo)

Playing only his third Test, the 25-year-old Nair forged two major partnerships -- 181 for the sixth wicket with Ravichandran Ashwin (67) and then 138 for the seventh wicket with Ravindra Jadeja (51) -- to take India to the record total at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium. (AFP Photo)
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Playing only his third Test, the 25-year-old Nair forged two major partnerships -- 181 for the sixth wicket with Ravichandran Ashwin (67) and then 138 for the seventh wicket with Ravindra Jadeja (51) -- to take India to the record total at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium. (AFP Photo)

Liam Dawson claimed 2 wickets. (AFP Photo)
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Liam Dawson claimed 2 wickets. (AFP Photo)

Jake Ball during his spell. (AFP Photo)
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Jake Ball during his spell. (AFP Photo)

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RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3767 111
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3114 97
5 Australia 3294 97
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