India Vs England: Everything You Need To Know About The First Test Match In This New Series

England defeated India by 192 runs and here’s everything that happened during the course.

Isha Khatu

February 12, 2021

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February 9 was the fifth day of the India and England‘s first test match. India was bowled out at 192 on the final day of the first Test in Chennai. The pitch at the beginning of the test match wasn’t good enough but on the 5th day, it got better giving a chance for the bowlers to bowl. Take a look at what happened in the match here.

India loses to England at 192 runs

India lost by 227 runs against England on Tuesday. James Anderson managed to take away five wickets of India in the morning session with his vintage spell of reverse swing. James and Jack Leach shared seven wickets between them as England defeated India by 227 runs. Apart from Virat Kolhi and Shubman Gill, no other batsman could score well. Kolhi was the only hope for India after Shubman (50) batted well. Shubman was taken down by James Anderson. Shubman Gill finally scored his first half-century in a test match. Virat Koli managed to score his 24th half-century in test matches.

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Ben Stokes bowled the Indian captain and viewers knew that it was over for India. Gill hit seven fours and a six while he was batting. One the other hand, Virat managed to strike 9 boundaries in total. However, India’s efforts went in vain. This was England’s sixth successive triumph in away test matches. At the age of 30, James Anderson has 343 test wickets which are most for any pacer till date. Joe Root became England’s most successful test captain alongside Michal Vaughan with 26 victories. Jack Leach completed 50 test wickets in his entire cricket career.

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