IND vs ENG / England's defeat in Dharamsala Test, India won the series 4-1

Vikrant Shekhawat : Mar 09, 2024, 02:30 PM
IND vs ENG: India defeated England by an innings and 64 runs in the Dharamsala Test. With this, the five-match Test series was won 4-1. England won the toss and chose to bat at the HPCA Stadium on Thursday. In the first innings, England were all out for 218 runs and Team India for 477 runs. India got a lead of 259 runs in the second innings, England team was limited to 195 runs. In this way the English team had to face defeat by an innings and 64 runs. Ravichandran Ashwin, playing his 100th Test, took 9 wickets in the match.

This is India's 17th consecutive series win on home grounds in the last 12 years. The Indian team already holds the record of winning most consecutive series at home. Australia is at second position after winning 10 consecutive series at home.

The last time India had to face defeat in a Test series in home conditions was in 2012. Then England defeated India 2-1 in India. Since then, Team India has not lost any series at home and has defeated the rival team 17 consecutive times.

Team India won the series 4-1

India defeated England by an innings and 64 runs in the fifth and last match of the series. Team India captured the series 4-1. Joe Root was out after scoring 84 runs in the second innings for England. The rest of the batsmen could not do anything special, hence the team could not even score 259 runs. Ravichandran Ashwin took 5 wickets in the second innings for India. Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav took 2-2 wickets. Ravindra Jadeja got one wicket.

In the first innings for India, Shubhman Gill scored 110, Rohit Sharma scored 103, Yashasvi Jaiswal 57, Devdutt Padikkal scored 65 and Sarfaraz Khan scored 56 runs. Shoaib Bashir took 5 wickets from England. James Anderson and Tom Hartley took 2-2 wickets. Captain Ben Stokes also got one wicket.

Jack Crawley was out after scoring 79 runs in the first innings for England. The rest of the batsmen could not do anything special, so the team was all out after scoring 218 runs. Kuldeep Yadav took 5 wickets and Ravichandran Ashwin took 4 wickets in the first innings for India. Ravindra Jadeja also got a success.

Ashwin showed wonders with the ball in the 100th test

When the England team came out to bat in its second innings on the third day of the Dharamsala Test match, he was seen kneeling before the balls of Team India's star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who was playing the 100th match of his Test career. Ashwin had shown the way to the pavilion to both England's opening batsmen Jack Crowley and Ben Duckett till the score of 21. After this, he made Ollie Pope, Ben Stokes and Ben Fox his victims and also completed the haul of 5 wickets. From the England team, only Joe Root could spend more time on the pitch, with his bat scoring 84 runs in the second innings. The England team was limited to a score of only 195 runs in its second innings. Whereas for India, in this innings, Ashwin took 5 wickets, Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav took 2 wickets each while Ravindra Jadeja also managed to take 1 wicket.

India became the first team to do so in Test after 112 years

Team India had to face defeat in the first match of this Test series. After this, the Indian team made a spectacular comeback in the series and won it 4-1. This is the first time in the history of Test cricket after 112 years that a team, after losing the first match of a 5-match series, managed to win the series 4-1. Earlier, this feat was achieved by England in the Test series against Australia in the year 1911-12.

Root set foot

Ashwin was taking wickets from one end and Joe Root, the best batsman of the England team, had established himself from the other end. He was scoring runs continuously. Jonny Bairstow, who was playing his 100th Test match with Ashwin, seemed to be playing a good innings this time but once again Kuldeep Yadav's spin proved to be an inexplicable puzzle for him. Kuldeep got him LBW. Bairstow scored 39 runs on 31 balls. In his innings he hit three fours and as many sixes. Bumrah brought India closer to victory by dismissing Tom Hartley and Mark Wood in the same over. Ravindra Jadeja gave the ninth blow to England by bowling Bashir. Root was going towards his century but this path was not easy for him because the team did not have wickets. In such a situation, Root wanted to attack and while trying to play a big shot on Kuldeep's ball, he was caught at long. His catch was taken by Bumrah. Root scored 84 runs in 128 balls with the help of 12 fours.

For the Indian team, Ashwin took five wickets for 77 runs in 14 overs. Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav got two wickets each. Jadeja got one wicket. Kuldeep took five wickets in the first innings. Ashwin had four wickets. Jadeja got one wicket in the first innings also.

Great Batting

The England team could not score big in the first innings. After this, their bowling also looked weak and inexperienced in front of India's batting. For India, Shubman Gill scored 113 runs, Rohit Sharma scored 103 runs. Three batsmen scored half-centuries. Yashasvi Jaiswal played an inning of 57 runs. Devdutt Padikkal, playing his first match, was successful in scoring 65 runs. Sarfaraz Khan played an inning of 56 runs.

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