New Delhi: The Indian cricket team, considered to be experts in home court victories, faced the first test against England. England beat India by 227 points in the first test of the four-game test series in Chennai. Chasing 420 points on the final day, the Indian team could only score 192 points after losing all of their wickets.
India kneels before Anderson and Leach
On day five of the Chennai Test against England, the Indian batsmen looked helpless in front of veteran fast bowlers James Anderson and Jack Leech. Anderson won 3 wickets in the second round of India, while Leach sent 4 Indian batsmen to the flag. Anderson also took major wickets from Shubman Gill and Ajinkya Rahane in his own. Apart from that, Anderson also showed the flag path to Rishabh Pant who played a brilliant 91-point inning for India in the opening innings. From India, Shubman Gill (50) and captain Virat Kohli (72) have played half-century innings. Other than these two, no Indian drummer could do anything special.
England lead by wicket in 4 rounds of match tests
After poorly beating India in the Chennai test, England have now taken a 1-0 lead in the four-game series. Previously, England had decided to strike in the opening innings after winning the draw in that game. England managed to score 578 points in the opening innings thanks to a superb double century from captain Joe Root. In response, India’s first innings were reduced to 337 points. England scored 178 points losing all of their wickets in the second set and gave India a goal of 420 points. In response, the entire Indian team was sacked after scoring 192 points.
First defeat in Chennai in 36 years
The England team beat India in Chennai after 36 years in a test match. England were able to win the last time against India at Chepauk Stadium in Chennai in 1985. The British nominated this match by 9 wickets. England scored 652 points in response to India’s 272 points in the opening innings of this match. In the second set India scored 412 points and England got a 35-point goal, which England comfortably won by dropping 1 wicket.