ICC World Test Championship: India Move to Second Spot After Dominant Win Against England in Chennai

Exploiting the spin-friendly situations, a dominant India beat England by 317 runs within the second Check to degree the four-match sequence 1-1 on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday. India bundled out England for 164 of their second innings with greater than 4 classes to spare within the match. The victory was essential for India within the context of the World Check Championship as they should win the sequence with a minimum of a 2-1 margin so as to make it to Lord’s for the title conflict in opposition to New Zealand. India had misplaced the opening Check on the similar venue by a large 227-run margin.

Curiously India, England and Sri Lanka are all in with an opportunity of creating it to the ultimate of the inaugural WTC remaining. India have to win the sequence both 2-1 or 3-1 so as to seal their spot within the remaining.

England have a more durable job at hand as solely a 3-1 sequence win will assure their spot within the remaining, which means they need to win the following two Checks at Ahmedabad.

Australia, in the meantime, will qualify ought to England win the sequence 2-1 or if the sequence is drawn.

The Check sequence between India and England, in the meantime, will transfer to Ahmedabad the place the third Check, which can be a day/night time affair with pink ball, begins on February 24.

In pursuit of an unbelievable 482-run goal on a tough pitch, England started on the in a single day rating of 53 for 3 however their batsmen struggled to counter the spin problem posed by the house bowlers.

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (3/53) first despatched again Dan Lawrence (26) after which eliminated Stokes (8) so as to add to the distress of the guests.

Axar Patel (5/60) enticed a lofted sweep from Ollie Pope (12), who was caught by Ishant Sharma. Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav acquired his first wicket when he had Ben Foakes (2) caught by Patel.

Skipper Joe Root (33) saved one finish tight within the morning session however struggled to deal with ball from Patel that bounced a bit an excessive amount of and was caught within the slip area.

As soon as Root was again within the pavilion, it was not tough for India to wrap up the proceedings although Moeen Ali hit an attacking 43.



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