India vs England: India’s Comeback by 317 Runs In The 2nd match
Who got surprised? India’s in favor now. Well done Team India! India made an impressive comeback after the first Test defeat. Ashwin for the big impact player of Indian team as India crushed England by 317 runs in the second Test Match in Chennai
That winning feeling! ??
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 16, 2021
Ashwin The Star Player
Ashwin delighted the Chennai fans after taking a fifth test ton in India’s second innings silencing critics of the Chepauk pitch. The 34-year-old took three wickets in England’s second innings. The match also saw Ashwin going past Singh for most wickets (265) at home. He gained 269 wickets on Indian grounds.
Rohit Sharma’s Fantastic Innings
The victory also saw Rohit return to form after series of low scores. The hitman smocked classy 161 to lay the platform to big total for the hosts in their first innings after India won a crucial toss
Of Course, Virat Kohli
Indian Skipper Kohli showed an superb performance with his batting prowess in the second innings on a rank turner scored a top-notch 62 in India’s second innings The stand of 96-run between Kohli and Ashwin was the highest 7th wicket partnership against England in the second innings surpassing Kapil Dev and Syed Kirmani’s 82-run partnership in 1985
“The conditions were challenging for both sides., but we showed more application with the bat. We didn’t panic out there looking at the turn and bounce, we showed grit, got into the game and scored 600 runs in the game” Kohli said
Credit to India, they outplayed us in all three departments. It has been an education for us, you could come up with conditions like these and we must learn from this and find way to score runs” Kohli’s added
Virat Kohli has equalled MS Dhoni’s record as the most successful Test captain in India with his 28th home match ?
— ICC (@ICC) February 17, 2021
The series now level at 1-1 both India and England are heading to Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmemdabad for the Third test on February 24.