New Delhi : In the second match of the four-Test series being played between India and England, Team India has named itself. In the second Test match played at Chepauk Stadium in Chennai, India defeated England by 317 runs. On the fourth day of the game, the Indian bowlers performed brilliantly, bowling out the entire England team for 164 runs.
With this win, the Indian team has tied 1-1 in the series. R Ashwin was the diamond of this magnificent victory. He took a total of 8 wickets in the match and also scored a century. The Indian team gave England a target of 482 runs. In response, the entire England team was dismissed for 164 runs.
Team India scored 329 runs in the first innings after which the England team could score only 134 runs. After this, India scored 286 runs in the second innings and gave England a big target of 482 runs. Chasing the target, the visiting team could manage only 164 runs and lost by 317 runs. Man of the match Ashwin took a total of 8 wickets in the match and also scored a century in the second innings. Apart from him, Akshar Patel took 5 wickets in the second innings.
In England’s second innings, Akshar Patel took the maximum of 5 wickets for India. While Ravichandran Ashwin took 3 and Kuldeep Yadav took 2 wickets.
For England, Rory Burns – 25 Dom Sibley – 3, Don Lawrence – 26, Jack Leach – 0, Joe Root – 33, Ben Stokes – 8, Ollie Pope – 12, Ben Fox – 2, Moeen Ali * – 43, Ollie Stone – 0 runs out. While Stuart Broad returned unbeaten after scoring 5 runs.
In fact, after losing the first Test, it is necessary for India to win this match to maintain hope for the final of the ICC World Test Championship. New Zealand has already reached the finals of the ICC World Test Championship. New Zealand are number two in the ICC Test Championship and have cleared their way to the finals. But despite being at the top, the Indian team faces England’s challenge. Only after this test series, it will be decided which team of New Zealand will compete with India, England or Australia. India have to win two matches to enter the World Test Championship final and not lose a single.