HAMPSHIRE'S Chris Tremlett impressed with both bat and ball as England's under-19s took control of the second Test with India in Chennai.

England, one down in the three-match series, resumed the second day on 286-3 but failed to make the progress with the bat they had hoped for.

After losing six wickets for 64, a valuable last-wicket partnership of 45 between Tremlett (pictured right), who hit two sixes in his 61, and last man Monty Panesar took England to 399 all out.

The Indian openers made a brisk start, but Vinayak Mane shouldered arms to Essex paceman Andrew McGarry and lost his off stump with the score on 33.

Six runs later, Tremlett took a wicket with his fourth ball, John Sadler taking a fine diving catch at cover to dismiss left-hander Gautham Gambir.

After tea, Ishan Ganda and Gnaneswara Rao, who was dropped by Ian Bell at slip off Panesar when he had 18, added 64 for the third wicket until Rao was trapped lbw by McGarry.

McGarry struck again immediately as Alind Naidu, who starred for India in the first Test in Mumbai, edged to wicketkeeper Mark Wallace for a first-ball duck, leaving India on 103-4.

It could have been even better for England if Gary Pratt had held on to a full-blooded pull from Ganda, on 42, at mid-wicket off slow left-armer Panesar.

Earlier, Durham's Gordon Muchall fell one short of a maiden international 50 when he was called for a risky single by Tremlett and was run out by a direct hit. Tremlett was the last man out when he holed out to cover.