India thrashed England by 317 runs within the second Check on the MA Chidambram Stadium in Chennai to stage the four-match collection at 1-1. Having misplaced the opening Check by 227 runs, India got here roaring again to outclass the guests from begin to end. On a pitch that took flip from Day 1, Indian spinners, led by Ravichandran Ashwin, got here into their very own and tormented the English batsmen. With the bat, Rohit Sharma was India’s hero within the first innings, whereas Ashwin, who took a complete of eight wickets within the match, hit a sensational 106 within the second innings.
Twitter was in euphoria after India’s huge win. Cricketers, Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan all hailed India’s unbelievable efficiency within the second Check.
— Prithi Ashwin (@prithinarayanan) February 16, 2021
A Check which will probably be identified for #RohithSharma and #Ashwin , allow us to additionally salute debutant @akshar2026 . 5-wicket in his first Check and so many huge wickets. Nicely accomplished #axarpatel . Want you all the very best for future. Congratulations crew India for an incredible comeback #INDvsENG
— R P Singh (@rpsingh) February 16, 2021
India performed properly to win to this check and can win the collection too. #INDvENG
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) February 16, 2021
T 3816 – Yeeeeeaaaaahhhh and YEEEEAAAAAHHHHH !
India Wins by 317 runs .. I imply 317 runs in a Check .. that’s INCREDIBLE !
INDIA INDIA INDIA !!! pic.twitter.com/SnDTNQxsKH
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 16, 2021
— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) February 16, 2021
When the going bought robust the robust bought going. Terrific crew efficiency @ImRo45 @ajinkyarahane88 @RishabhPant17 @imVkohli @ashwinravi99 @akshar2026 all very good Constructing as much as be a cracking collection. Cannot anticipate the pink ball check on the new @GCAMotera stadium! #INDvsENG pic.twitter.com/ikdh76WWNF
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) February 16, 2021
India went into the match after being outplayed by Joe Root and England within the first Check in Chennai. Regardless of the second Check being held in the identical venue, the pitch for the second Check had a really totally different look to it.
India received the toss and elected to bat however suffered a setback virtually instantly as Shubman Gill was dismissed for a duck. Rohit Sharma took centre stage on a pitch that was already beginning to crumble.
Together with vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit put India ready of energy as India posted 329 within the first innings. Rohit was dismissed for an excellent 161 whereas Rishabh Pant offered some late fireworks to notch one other half-century.
England have been on the backfoot from the get-go with Ishant Sharma dismissing Rory Burns within the first over. Ashwin and debutant Axar Patel then went about dismantling the opposition with the previous notching his twenty ninth five-wicket haul in Check cricket.
England have been bowled out for a paltry 134, conceding an enormous result in India.
India got here out to bat within the second innings with objective. However a flurry of wickets on Day 3 morning offered England a ray of hope. Virat Kohli and Ashwin, although, completed any likelihood of an England revival with a high quality 96-run stand.
Ashwin went on to hit his fifth Check hundred as England have been made to toil with India setting a mammoth 482-run goal.
The Indian spinners as soon as once more got here to the fore within the second innings, taking all the ten wickets to fall. Axar Patel registered a maiden five-wicket haul, Ashwin had three dismissals to his title, whereas Kuldeep Yadav chipped in with two wickets.
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