The Indians have bounced back in an orderly manner against England after a shocking defeat in the first Test. Virat Kohli and Co. scrapped a 317-run win in the IND vs ENG second Test at Chepauk. The hosts were in control right from the toss. Skipper Virat Kohli won the crucial toss and opted to bat in a seemingly tough pitch.
T 3816 – Yeeeeeaaaaahhhh and YEEEEAAAAAHHHHH !
India Wins by 317 runs .. I mean 317 runs in a Test .. that is INCREDIBLE !
जड़ें तो पहले ही उखाड़ दी थीं ; अब उन्हें उखाड़ के सुखा भी दिया है !
INDIA INDIA INDIA !!! 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/SnDTNQxsKH
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 16, 2021
IND vs ENG 2nd Test: Key moments
The Jofra Archer, James Anderson-deficit English side succumbed to the pressure of a turning pitch and allowed the Indians to walk over them easily. Rohit Sharma (161) and Ravichandran Ashwin (106) scored a decisive ton in the first and the second innings respectively. Bowlers Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel propelled with the ball as they grabbed a five-wicket haul in the first and the second innings respectively.
Social-media was booming with cheers as the “Men in Blue” army registered their biggest Test win by runs against England. India has jumped to the second spot in the Cricket Test Championship points table with a massive win against England. India managed to break England’s five-match away winning streak in Test cricket.
IND vs ENG 2nd Test: Cricketers hail India’s win
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) February 16, 2021
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) February 16, 2021
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) February 16, 2021
— Krunal Pandya (@krunalpandya24) February 16, 2021