India Vs England
Debate around captaincy a distraction Kohli doesn't need: Pietersen
Under Kohli, India lost two Tests in New Zealand early last year, the first Test against Australia in Adelaide in December and their first Test against England in Chennai this week. On the other hand, Rahane led the team to a remarkable 2-1 win in Australia after their heavy defeat in Adelaide. He is yet to lose a Test match as India captain.
Ind vs Eng: James Anderson could be rested for 2nd Test, hints coach Silverwood
Silverwood also defended Dom Bess who picked four wickets in the first innings but went for runs in the second. England had won the first Test by 227 runs at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The second Test begins at the same venue on February 13.
Joe Root equals Michael Vaughan's record as England captain in 4 fewer Tests
Root, who took over captaincy from Alastair Cook in 2017, sits fifth on the list of 'most matches as captain' of England. Cook leads the list with 59, followed by Michael Atherton with 54 matches. Vaughan is third with 51 matches and Andrew Strauss is fourth above Root on 50.
India, remember I had warned you: Kevin Pietersen tweets in Hindi
India were all out for 192 chasing a target of 420 on the fifth day of the first Test in Chennai. England lead the four-match Test series 1-0. The second Test is also to be played in Chennai from Saturday.
Joe Root is in love with Indian pitches: 842 runs in 7 Tests
On Saturday, 30-year-old Root completed his fifth double century, extending his roaring form from Sri Lanka to India. His knock laid the foundation of England's well-deserved, massive 227-run win at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Cehnnai.
Chennai Test: 10 reasons behind India's massive loss against England
England, who had posted a mammoth 578 in the first innings, bowled India out for 337 but opted against enforcing the follow-on at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium on Day 4. The tourists had walked out to bat instead and were bowled out for 178 an hour before stumps, baffling many by their refusal to declare which would have given them more time to bowl out India.
We wanted to take India's win out of the equation: Joe Root
England, after winning the toss, posted 578 runs in their first innings -- in which Root contributed with 218 -- and then bowled out India for 337, taking a 241-run lead. However, in their second essay, the visitors batted for 46.3 overs and managed just 178 runs before being all out.
Chennai Test: Virat Kohli unhappy with quality of balls, bowling of Shahbaz Nadeem & Washington Sundar
England, after winning the toss, posted a massive first-innings score of 578, riding on a 218-run knock from skipper Joe Root and notable contributions of 87 and 82 from Dominic Sibley and Ben Stokes. India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday had too complained about the balls, saying they were tearing through the seam after 40-45 overs.
Chennai Test: Jack Leach, James Anderson star in England's 227-run win
Having set India a 420-run target to win, England bowled a listless India out for 192 in 58.1 overs, with 29-year Leach taking four for 76 and Anderson bagging three for 17. All five bowlers took wickets, with fast bowler Jofra Archer, off-spinner Dominic Bess, and pacer Ben Stokes taking one scalp each.
England thrash India by 227 runs in 1st Test
After setting India a 420-run target, England bowled India out for 192 in 58.1 overs, with left-arm spinner Jack Leach taking four wickets and speedster James Anderson three. After winning the toss, England had scored 578 in their first innings and India posted 337, conceding a lead of 241. In their second innings, England made 178 and set a 420-run target for India.