The test series between India and England has brought many players into the limelight due to their superb performances. This test series gained importance due to the tremendous victory that India achieved against Australia on their home soil. That win made sure that the Indian team fights for the spot in the World Test Championship Finals in June against New Zealand at Lords. In the England vs India test series, the spin bowlers have had an upper edge as the pitch has been very supportive of their cause due to the dry and hot weather in India. After this series, both teams will meet in the limited-overs format which will be held in Ahmedabad and Pune.
The player who has often called the bowling all-rounder has given notable contributions with the bat as well. His partnership with Shardul Thakur in the test match against Australia earlier this year is etched in the people’s minds. In the India vs England 4th Test at Motera, he picked an important wicket of Ben Stokes in the first innings. Then, he remained unbeaten on 96 to help the team take the lead of 160 runs. In the video, he is seen heartbroken about missing his maiden test century. Even Stokes did not celebrate the last wicket of Mohammad Siraj.
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The Indian team is well on course to win this test match easily by an innings. The England team is struggling to compete against the Indian bowlers on this pitch. They have lost 5 wickets and it will still take a lot of effort and courage to level the lead made by India in the ENG vs IND 4th Test match. , they have to set a good target for the home team to chase it down. At this time, Root and Foakes are at the crease for the visitors.
The brilliance of Ashwin and Axar has kept India on the front foot in the series. In this match as well, they have picked up the bulk of the wickets and are looking strong to finish the game for the Indian team today itself.
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