India vs England, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin power hosts to 246-run win

India vs England, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin power hosts to 246-run win

Ravichandran Ashwin (4L) celebrates an England wicket with teammates during Day 5 of the second Test at Vishakhapatnam. India won by 246 runs to go 1-0 up in the series. Indian captain Virat Kohli was adjudged the Man of the Match for his brilliant 167 and 81. Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers for India with eight wickets. AFP

Indian captain Virat Kohli (2L) celebrates with teammates after victory over England in the second Test against England at Visakhapatnam. AFP

Indian captain Virat Kohli (2L) celebrates with teammates after victory over England in the second Test against England at Visakhapatnam. AFP

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Indian captain Virat Kohli (R) congratulates lead spinner Ravichandran Ashwin after victory over England in the second Test against England at Vishakhapatnam. Kohli and Ashwin were the chief architects of India's win. AFP

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Mohammed Shami celebrates the dismissal of England's Joe Root on the last day of the second Test between India and England at Visakhapatnam. Root was the key man for England at the start of Day 5 and it was an inspired bowling change by Kohli to bring in Shami, and the pacer delivered for his captain. AP

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Jayant Yadav (2R), who made a stellar debut, celebrates the wicket of Ben Stokes with teammates during Day 5 of the second Test between India and England at Vishakhapatnam. AP

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Virat Kohli carries a stump as he leaves the ground with England's James Anderson after India won their second Test at Visakhapatnam. AP

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England's Moeen Ali (L) plays a shot during Day 5 of the second Test against India at Vishakhapatnam. AFP

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Indian players wait for the TV umpire's decision on England's last batsman James Anderson on Day 5 of the second Test at Visakhapatnam. AP

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Ravindra Jadeja (L) celebrates the wicket of Moeen Ali with wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha during Day 5 of the second Test between India and England at Vishakhapatnam. AFP

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Kohli (R) reacts after a catch drop of Joe Root during Day 5 of the second Test between India and England at Vishakhapatnam. AFP

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Updated Date: Nov 21, 2016 15:03:46 IST

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