Day Night Test LIVE: Defeated England by 10 Wicketsdays, Ashwin Completed 400 Wickets

Day Night Test LIVE

Day Night Test LIVE: At the world’s largest Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium, Team India defeated England by 10 wickets in 2 days. For the 22nd time in the 144-year history, a Test has ended in 2 days. This is India’s second Test, which is over in two days. Earlier in 2018, India defeated Afghanistan in 2 days in the Bengaluru Test. At the same time, England’s 12 Tests have ended in two days.

This first international match was played at the newly built Ahmedabad stadium. There was a lot of suspense about its pitch. Team India landed in the match with 3 specialist spinners and England 3 specialist pacer. However, the English team’s decision proved to be wrong. A total of 30 wickets fell in the match, of which the spinners took 28 wickets.

England Lost 2 Wickets in the First Over

England started badly in the second innings. The team lost 2 wickets in the first over without opening the account. Spinner Akshar Patel bowled cleanly to Jack Crowley and Johnny Bairstow. After this Akshar gave the team the third blow for 19 runs. Dom Siboney was caught by wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant for 7 runs.

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England got their fourth blow at 50 runs. Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin LBW Ben Stokes for 25 runs. Ashwin hunted Stokes for the 11th time in his career. Akshar then LBWed Captain Joe Root for 19 runs. This was the 5th blow to the England team for 56 runs.

So far, 21 Tests Have Ended in 2 Days

If this match ends today, it will be only the 22nd match in Test history, which will end in two days. India’s only one Test has ended in two days. India defeated Afghanistan in the Bangalore Test in two days in 2018. England’s 12 Tests have ended in two days.

Ashwin is the Second Fastest Bowler to Take 400 Test Wickets

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has taken 3 wickets in the second innings so far. He completed a career 400 Test wickets in the 77th Test. Ashwin became the second bowler after Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka to take the fastest 400 wickets. Muralitharan had completed 400 wickets in the 72nd Test. The fastest Indian to reach 400 wickets in Test cricket was former leg-spinner Anil Kumble. Kumble had completed 400 wickets in the 85th Test.

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222 Out of 400 Wickets as Caught Out

Ashwin has taken 222 wickets out of his 400 as a catch out. He bowled 85 players and LBW 84 players. He got 9 wickets as a stump.

Ashwin Made Stokes and Warner More Victims

Ashwin has bowled England all-rounder Ben Stokes for the most number of times in a Test career 11 times. He has dismissed Australian opener David Warner 10 times. Ashwin has taken the wicket of Alastair Cook of England 9 times.

Akshar Bowler Taking 11 Wickets in a Day Night Test

Akshar Patel has become the first bowler in the world to take the highest 11 wickets in a day-night test (both innings). Earlier, Australia’s Pat Cummins and West Indies’s Devendra Bishu have taken 10-10 wickets. Akshar has become the fourth bowler in the world to take 5 or more wickets in 3 consecutive innings.

Leach Took 4 and Root Took 5 Wickets

Team India’s opener Rohit Sharma scored 66 runs off 96 balls. Apart from him, Virat Kohli scored 27 runs. For England, spinner Jack Leach took 4 and Joe Root took 5 wickets. Captain Root is a part time spinner. Root took 5 wickets in the innings for the first time in his Test career. He has become the first English bowler to take 5 wickets for 8 runs in the day-night test.

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On the Indian pitches, the part time spinner of the foreign team has also shown great feat before. In the 2004 Mumbai Test, Michael Clarke took 6 wickets for 9 runs for Australia. However, the Indian team won that match.

37 Years Later, an English Captain Took 5 Wickets

Root became the first English captain to take 5 wickets in an innings after 37 years. Earlier in July 1983, Bob Williz did this feat. Willies took 5 wickets for 35 runs in an innings against New Zealand in the Leeds Test.

Rohit-Kohli Took Over the Team

After a modest start on the first day, Team India lost 2 wickets in 2 consecutive overs (15th and 16th). Opener Shubman Gill was dismissed by 11 runs. His wicket was taken by Jack Crowley at the ball of Joffra Archer. After this, Cheteshwar Pujara could not even open the account and spinner Jack Leach LBWed him.

Opener Rohit Sharma held one end. He took the partnership for the third wicket with Virat Kohli for 64 runs off 100 balls. Just before the end of the first day, Kohli scored 27 runs and was clean bowled by Jack Leach’s ball.

Akshar-Ashwin Amassed England with 9 Wickets

After winning the toss in the match, England came out to bat and were allotted for 112 runs by Akshar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin. Akshar got 6 and Ashwin got 3 wickets. Akshar took 5 or more wickets in the second consecutive innings. He took 5 wickets in the second innings of the last Test.

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