Chennai: India are 7 wickets away from victory in the second Test match against England in Chennai (Chennai). India’s star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (R Ashwin) trapped the English batsmen in their spin in the first innings against England. Ravichandran Ashwin (R Ashwin) took 5 wickets in the first innings against England. After this, Ravichandran Ashwin (R Ashwin) laughed the fans with great batting in the second innings and also scored his fifth century in the Test.
India tightened its grip on the British
India’s bowlers tightened their grip on the match, stopping England for 53 on three wickets in the second innings till stumps on the third day and now need seven wickets to win the match. India’s second innings was all out for 286 runs and they set a target of 482 runs to win against England. By the end of the day’s play, Daniel Lawrence was present at the crease with 38 balls with the help of two fours and a six and 19 runs by captain Joe Root with two runs off eight balls.
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England still need 429 runs to win the match and have seven wickets left, while India have six full sessions and at least 180 overs. For India, Akshar Patel took two wickets for 15 runs and Ravichandran Ashwin took one wicket for 28 runs.
England got power ahead of big score
England lost the wicket of Dominic Sibley while chasing a big target. He scored three runs. After this, Ravichandran Ashwin got Rory Burns caught by Virat Kohli and got him out. Burns scored 25 runs in 42 balls with the help of four fours. After this, Akshar gave a third blow to England by getting Jack Leach caught at the crease as Knight Watchman by Rohit Sharma. Leach was dismissed without opening the account on the first ball.
Ashwin smacked a century
In the second innings for India, Ashwin scored 106 off 148 balls with 14 fours, one six and Virat Kohli scored 62 runs in 149 balls with the help of seven fours. Thanks to the 96-run partnership between the two batsmen for the seventh wicket, Team India set a goal like Pahar in front of England.
Ashwin made this big record in Test
Ashwin hit the fifth century of his career. When Ashwin came to the crease, India’s score was 106 runs and his 6 wickets had fallen. Ashwin hit the 5th century of his career. Ashwin partnered 96 runs with Virat Kohli. Ashwin has 12 half-centuries and 5 centuries in Test cricket. This is the third time Ashwin has scored a century and five wickets in a single Test.
Ashwin is the second all-rounder in the world to score 5 wickets and a century in a single Test match. Former England all-rounder Ian Botham ranks first in this list. Ian Botham has done this feat 5 times. In international Test cricket, he is 9 steps away from taking 400 wickets. Apart from this, he has also taken 268 Test wickets in India. He left behind Harbhajan Singh. Harbhajan has 265 Test wickets in India.