India vs England: 'Easily the most special Test match', says Ravichandran Ashwin after all-round heroics on home turf
Ashwin's every wicket was cheered on by the crowd that was allowed into the stadium, which is better known as "Chepauk", for the first time since before the coronavirus outbreak a year ago.
India vs England: Ravichandran Ashwin impresses with all-round performance as hosts thump visitors in second Test
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The likes of former England captain Michael Vaughan termed the Chepauk pitch, used for the second Test, as "under-prepared"
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Highlights, India vs England, 2nd Test at Chennai, Day 1, Full Cricket Score: Pant not out on 33 as hosts end day on 300/6
End of the day’s play. It’s been a good day for Team India. The 162-run partnership between Rohit and Rahane was crucial. Both the batsmen made batting look easy whereas it isn’t that easy a wicket to bat on. The ongoing stand between Axar and Pant will be important too, it will be interesting to see how far they can take India tomorrow. That’s it from us today, but do join us tomorrow as we will bring the live updates from Day 2 of the second Test. We hope you enjoyed our coverage.
India vs England: Ajinkya Rahane says Chepauk pitch 'looks completely different', expects ball to turn from Day 1
India lost the first Test by 227 runs on a deck that didn't have anything for bowlers while the fresh pitch, with a darker and drier look, promises to be a spinners' paradise in the game starting Saturday.
India vs England: Stuart Broad, Moeen Ali included as visitors make four changes to their 12-man squad for second Test
England skipper Joe Root on Friday announced a 12-man squad for the second Test against India with four changes, resting veteran pacer James Anderson and bringing back Stuart Broad in his place.
Highlights, India vs England, 2nd Test, Day 4 at Lord's, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by an innings and 159 runs
After five dots, Ashwin gets the boundary off the final ball off the over. He gets to 30 and is currently the top-scorer in both the innings for India. yes, he has been India's best batsman in this Test and fair to assume that he will remain by the end of the Test.
India vs England: Virat Kohli and Co have Lady Luck to blame for the dire straits they find themselves in at Lord's
England, with a 250-run lead and counting, are in the driver’s seat. India will need pluck, luck and skill over the remaining two days to escape from this.
Highlights, India vs England, 2nd Test Day 3 at Lord's, London, Full cricket score: Hosts lead by 250 at stumps
And that's stumps. England lead by 250 runs. That's maybe 150-180 runs more than India would've wanted. With two days of cricket left, this match seems to be heading towards only one direction. Heavy showers are expected on Day 4 while light showers are expected on Day 5 but more on that tomorrow. Today was all about Chris Woakes and Jonny Bairstow. India dominated the first session and then talk began that they might bounce back if they bowl England out under 200 but alas that wasn't meant to be. Bairstow missed the ton but his contribution was as vital as Woakes'. He is still at the crease. But the question is will England declare or would they want more runs?
Highlights, India vs England, 2nd Test, Day 2 at Lord's, Full Cricket Score: Visitors bowled out for 107
After almost two sessions of play were washed out due to rain, England's bowlers made optimum use of the ideal bowling conditions available to them. Magnificent use of swing bowling . Leading the charge was once again, the pro James Anderson, who bagged another five-wicket haul troubling Indian batsmen and bundling them out in an extended session of play. Spell from Chris Woakes was special as well. Indian batsmen never really got in. Couple of 20s from Kohli and Ashwin. Rahane got a start but was accounted by the genius of Anderson.Three ducks in the innings
Highlights, India vs England, 2nd Test, Day 1 at Lord's, Full Cricket Score: Play called off due to rain
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