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Live Reporting

By Jamie Lillywhite and Jack Skelton

All times stated are UK

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  1. Farewell

    Quite right Barnaby and a fitting way to finish. For the second time in the series - and the third time this year - India have been unable to chase down 245 or less and it's England who take an unassailable 3-1 lead. It has been a magnificent Test, played at a superb venue.

    The final match begins at the Oval on Friday so join the team for that one. Until then, enjoy the highlights and take good care of yourselves. Cheerio now.

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    Michael Vaughan

    Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

    This match had so many ebbs and flows, it's really tested the character of this England team and it should give them a lot of confidence going forward.

    Moeen Ali has a lovely ability to shape the ball away from the right-hander, he bowls a beautiful pace and he just needs to be confident that he can do it.

    Hopefully it will give him a big confidence boost - England were only defending 245, India needed one more big partnership than they got and Moeen bowled them out.

    I want to see him show that he can be and will be England's senior spinner.

  4. 'We won because of the middle and lower order'

    Joe Root on TMS: "Both sides have found it very difficult at the top of the order - it's been one of those summers.

    "One of our strengths has been the middle and lower order and it's the reason we've won this series along with our performances with the ball.

    "Of course you don't want to be relying on lower order runs all the time."

  5. 'We won't fold in the final game'

    More from Virat Kohli: "Apart form Lord's I don't think we've been completey outplayed in the series, it's been fun, both sides have gone at each other with intensity and we won't fold in the final game. We will go with the same intensity."

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    Contrasting fortunes for Virat Kohli this afternoon in Southampton. Reprieved on nine with what many felt was a legitimate dismissal but having completed his 19th Test fifty he was the fourth wicket to fall, with his team 122 runs short of their target.

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  7. 'I can't believe what's happening'

    England's Sam Curran, who made 78 in the first innings and 46 in the second, on Sky Sports: "I can't believe what's happening - I'm taking it all in. I've been trying to play naturally, as I do for Surrey."

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  8. 'I'm buzzing'

    England's Ben Stokes, who took 2-34 on the fourth day, on Sky Sports: "I'm buzzing. We came here with a bit of pressure after the way we performed at Trent Bridge. It's a pretty special day."

    On England's second-innings 271: "Credit to everyone, especially the way we played in the third innings. We put all the demons out of our mind."

    On making 30 off 110 balls: "I've found another aspect of my game - time out there in the middle was the most crucial thing."

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  10. 'England deserved to win'

    More from India captain Virat Kohli: "There are a lot of what ifs and a couple of calls that could go that way. Pujara was outstanding in the first innings to give us a lead there are not many negatives for us in this game.

    "England played much better than us and they deserved to win - they were relentless with the ball. We just need to take the positive and take some heart into the last Test match."

  11. 'Brilliant comeback' from Moeen

    Joe Root on man of the match Moeen Ali: "It was a brilliant comeback - it shows the benefit of having a bit of time away from it, playing for Worcestershire and some one-day cricket.

    "He's been able to relax and understand what his game is about in a less pressurised environment then come back and enjoyed Test cricket again. You perform at your best when you enjoy what you're doing.

    "He should be really proud of what he's done here. To perform like that in his first game back is exceptional."

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    Michael Vaughan

    Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

    Moving forward Joe Root will bat at number four and full credit to Moeen Ali for agreeing to bat at three as he does for Worcestershire.

    You've got the best opportunity to get really big scores when batting at three.

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    Simon Hughes

    BBC Test Match Special commentator

    Keaton Jennings will get one more go. I'm not convinced by him and they need to look at other options. Though if he gets a century at The Oval, he will probably be there for the winter tours.

    I'd prefer to have a third opener, maybe Rory Burns. England desperately need a number three because Joe Root doesn't want to bat there.

    Root played well here. He played in a dedicated way and found ways to score on a difficult pitch.

  15. 'We won't overdo it tonight'

    Joe Root on any changes for the fifth Test: "That's for another day - for this squad of players we need to enjoy what has been a brilliant Test match.

    "We won't overdo it tonight then we'll make some important decisions ahead of what's still a very important game at The Oval."

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    Philip Jenkins: Well played England, great result and an entertaining Test match. However, work to be done - can't paper over cracks, especially the batting.

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    England captain Joe Root, to TMS, on what he will take from this Test: "A new haircut for starters.

    "There have been ups and downs throughout the series but the strength of characters of this group gets us through the most and we showed that for huge amounts of this game.

    "From the position we were in at lunch on day one to fight back and post a decent total, then in the second innings the approach was to score as many runs as we could, no matter how we got them.

    "I was really confident we had enough runs to win so it was just about being patient and getting the job done."

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    Phil Waldon: Yes England!! Brilliant performance to take what has been a really good series.