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India trounced England by an innings and 25 runs when at one stage the hosts were 121 for five but ended up taking a 160-run lead which proved to be match-winning.
India vs England: Virat Kohli says hosts' 'extremely strong' bench strength will help when transition happens
India's supremely talented bench strength has made skipper Virat Kohli quite confident that the team will have a relatively smooth ride when the transition period dawns upon it in the next few years.
India vs England: Even in the best conditions, England's worst conditioning weaknesses come to the fore on Day 1
Takeaways from Day 1 of the fourth Test between India and England, another one belonging firmly to India:
India vs England: Joe Root says Motera pitch was challenging, but doesn't hide that they were outplayed
Even as former England captains like Michael Vaughan and Andrew Strauss slammed the pitch after the third Test ended inside two days, skipper Joe Root was more circumspect and measured in his view of the pitch
On Day 1 of the 3rd Test, Axar Patel didn’t prey as much on the Motera pitch as he played with the minds of the visiting batsmen.
India vs England: Visitors' skipper Joe Root says they want to make WTC final, but don't want to look too far into future
With New Zealand already having secured their spot in the final, the race to play against them has boiled down to the result of the India-England Test series.
It has become apparent that a journey from Britain to Ahmedabad would involve more than one commercial flight, increasing the prospects of Curran's exposure to the coronavirus
India vs England: Shane Warne reminds Michael Vaughan how no one bothered about pitch when hosts were losing
Indian spinners, especially Ravichandran Ashwin, had the English batsmen on the ropes on the second day of the second match on a pitch that is offering the tweakers vicious turn and bounce.
The takeaways from a day of great Indian dominance, and greater internet debate:
India vs England: Rohit Sharma writes another chapter in his incredible home run to give hosts upper-hand on Day 1
On a Chepauk wicket markedly different from the one used for the first Test, with a five-day affair not a widespread expectation, Saturday morning's grabbing-of-the-horns by Rohit Sharma could prove to be the difference in the 2nd Test.
Highlights from the opening day of the four-Test series between India and England, which will go on to decide New Zealand’s opposition at the final of the inaugural World Test Championship later this year.
Virat Kohli says becoming a father is 'greatest moment of life', can't be compared to playing against Australia
"The connection with the team does not go away in any situation. Especially when you have given everything to the team. Especially when you have worked for the last six years on a daily basis to take Indian cricket on top," Kohli said.
India's Ravindra Jadeja claimed five wickets to rattle England and leave them on 193 for six as they fight to save a draw in the fifth and final Test in Chennai on Tuesday.
Catch all the latest cricket scores and updates of the India vs England, 3rd Test match, Day 4. Joe Root and night-watchman Gareth Batty start the day for England after a Ravindra Jadeja-led fightback gave the hosts the advantage at the end of play on Day 3.
England will have to play out at least two days and a session in the third Test against India at Mohali to save themselves from going 0-2 down in the five-match series.
England are likely to recall Jos Buttler as they look to keep alive hopes of a second-consecutive Test series win in India when the third Test begins.
Given how the Test played out, however, it can now be ascertained that India got their team selection wrong
India vs England 1st Test, Day 4 stats wrap: From Virat Kohli's unwanted record to R Ashwin's batting exploits
Statistical highlights of the fourth day's play of the first cricket Test between India and England in Rajkot on Saturday.