In pictures: England edges out India at Edgbaston

India lost narrowly by 31 runs as Ben Stokes and James Anderson halted the Indian chase on Day 4 in Birmingham.

Virat Kohli and Dinesh Karthik walked out in the middle with India needing 84 runs to win and five wickets in hand. But James Anderson removed Karthik in the first over of Day 4 to put India on backfoot. Photo: Getty Images
After making a blistering 149 in the first innings, Virat Kohli reached his fifty in 88 balls to keep India in the hunt. Photo: Getty Images
But Ben Stokes extinguished India's hopes when he got Kohli for an LBW. Kohli opted for the DRS, but it was all in vain as the delivery was hitting the leg stump, prompting jubilant celebrations from Joe Root. Photo: Getty Images
India was eight down in the same over as Stokes removed Mohammad Shami in the same over to inch England closer to a win. Photo: Getty Images
Hardik Pandya tried to bring India closer to the target, but he was the last man to fall after being caught in the slips by Alastair Cook off Stokes, thus handing England a 31-run win. Photo: Getty Images
England celebrate its victory after staring at a possible defeat for close to three sessions. Photo: Getty Images
All-rounder Sam Curran was rightly awarded the Man of the Match for his five wickets and an invaluable 64 in England's second innings. Photo: Getty Images