Crew India thrashed England by an enormous margin of 317 runs on day 4 of the second Take a look at match, on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. This win gave the hosts a chance to degree the four-match Take a look at sequence 1-1.
Social media platforms lit up with congratulatory messages streaming in to laud Crew India’s memorable win. Among the many first was former England captain turned-commentator Kevin Pietersen congratulated India by a tweet in Hindi. ‘Badhai ho India,’ Pietersen merely wrote after they comfortably defeated England within the 2nd Take a look at at Chennai.
Badhai ho india ,England B Ko harane ke liye
— Kevin Pietersen (@KP24) February 16, 2021
The previous English nice had congratulated Crew India for pulling off a document run-chase within the fourth and remaining Take a look at match of the high-profile Border-Gavaskar Trophy sequence win. Nevertheless, in the identical tweet he reminded them that they nonetheless need to face England at house.
Earlier this month, Pietersen as soon as once more posted a tongue-in-cheek tweet, rubbing salt into host India’s wounds after they misplaced the primary Take a look at by 227-runs on the similar venue. In his sarcastic tweet, Pietersen as soon as once more tweeted in Hindi and talked about, ‘maine phele hello chetawani di thi’ (he had earlier warned) India to not have a good time a lot after they defeated Australia in their very own yard.
Coming again to the match, the guests earlier had gained the primary Take a look at match on the similar venue. India have been all out for 192 chasing a goal of 420 runs on the ultimate day of the primary Take a look at in Chennai.
Virat Kohli led Indian workforce have been dominant as they levelled the sequence with a attribute efficiency. Chasing a goal of 482 runs, the guests have been bundled at 164 within the second innings. The hosts bowling division swept previous taking fast wickets in opposition to a crumbling England batting order.
Joe Root’s males have been unable to carry themselves down as soon as once more with the willow because the Indian spinners dismantled them with ease from day three onwards. Debutant Axar Patel registering his maiden five-haul on this Take a look at match. Whereas, Indian talisman Ravichandran Ashwin took three wickets, and Kuldeep Yadav picked two dismissals.
Each side will face one another once more within the third Take a look at match, which is scheduled to begin from February 24. The guests can be aiming to bounce again to profitable methods, whereas the hosts can be hoping to take the lead within the sequence.