Afghanistan tumble twice in a day giving India their biggest Test win

FirstCricket Staff, Jun,16 2018
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    Favourites India wrapped up the only Test against Afghanistan. After the win captain Ajinkya Rahane invited latest Test entrants, Afghanistan to join hosts for photograph. Sportzpics

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    India registered their biggest Test win after thumping the Afghans by an innings and 262 runs. Sportzpics

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    Hardik Pandya started the proceedings on second day as he went on to notch his third Test half-century. His timely knock took India past the 450-run mark. Sportzpics

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    In reply Afghanistan's batsman struggled against the quality of Indian bowling. Ishant Sharma knocked out the middle stump twice as visitors catapulated. Sportzpics

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    Ravichandran Ashwin found success almost immediately and went on to pick the most (4) wickets in the first innings. In the process, he surpassed Zaheer Khan's tally of 311 Test wickets. Sportzpics

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    Unsurprisngly, India enforced the follow on after dismissing Afghanistan for 109 in the first innings. Mohammad Shahzad and Javed Ahmadi began second innings with a trail of 365 runs. Sportzpics

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    Afghanistan's batting woes were exposed again and Ravindra Jadeja was the wrecker-in-chief during the second innings with four wickets to his name, bundling out Afghans for another paltry score (103) on the same day. Sportzpics





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4016 115
2 South Africa 3712 106
3 Australia 3499 106
4 England 4722 105
5 New Zealand 2354 102
6 Sri Lanka 3668 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6470 127
2 India 6113 122
3 New Zealand 4602 112
4 South Africa 4275 110
5 Pakistan 4032 103
6 Australia 3699 100
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3972 132
2 India 4601 124
3 Australia 2570 122
4 England 2448 117
5 New Zealand 2542 116
6 South Africa 2093 110