England beat India by an innings and 159 runs
London: Thanks to the good bowling of James Anderson (23/4) and Stuart Broad (44/4), England beat India by an innings and 159 runs on the fourth day of the second Test on the historic Lord’s Ground, a five-match Test In the series, they made a 2-0 lead. The Indian team had lost six wickets for 66 runs before tea and they needed 223 runs to overtake England. But the team got all out for 130 runs in 47 over’s.
Fall of India Wickets
- Murali Vijay 0/1 (2.2 overs)
- Lokesh Rahul 13/2(6.1 overs)
- Ajinkya Rahane 35/3(19 0vers)
- Cheteshwar Pujara 50/4(26.5 overs)
- virat Kohli Captain 61/5 (30.3 0vers)
- Dinesh Karthik W 61/6(30.4 overs)
- Hardik Pandya 116/7(42.1 overs)
- Kuldeep Yadav 121/8(43.3 overs)
- Mohammed Shami 125/9(45.1 overs)
- Ishant Sharma 130/10(47 overs)
For India Ravichandran, Ashwin scored the highest score of unbeaten 33 runs in 48 balls with five fours. Apart from this, Hardik Pandya’s 26, Captain Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara contributed 17-17 and Ajinkya Rahane contributed 13 runs. Apart from Anderson and Broad, Chris Woakes took two wickets for 24 runs from England.
Earlier, the England team started batting in the second innings after declaring innings with 396 runs for seven wickets in the first innings and the begin of the Indian team was very bad. Starter Murali Vijay was already out in the first over without opening the account for the second time. With Vijay’s wicket, James Anderson completed his 550th wicket in Test cricket and became the fifth bowler to do so. Anderson also made a unique record of taking 100 wickets at Lords.
England started playing ahead of 357 runs at a loss of six wickets yesterday and declared at 396 for seven wickets. England has 289 runs ahead. The hosts added 39 runs to their score on the fourth day and lost one wicket. Captain Joe Root declared the innings out of Sam Curran (40).
Woakes scored 21- fours in his unbeaten innings with 177 balls. At the same time, Curran put 5-fours and 1-six in 49 balls. There was a 76-run partnership for the seventh wicket between Woakes and Curran. For India, Hardik Pandya took 3 for 66 and Mohammed Shami took three for 96 runs. Ishant Sharma got one wicket for 101 runs. Kohli could not do anything special this time, and he became a victim of 17 runs.
In 1974 India got such a shocking defeat.
India suffered a similar shame in the Test played at Lord’s 44 years ago on the tour of England. In the Test played on June 20, 1974, England had batted first, with Opener Dennis Amiss scoring 188 runs to set a target of 629 runs. The Indian team scored 302 runs in the first innings and went all out for just 42 runs in the second innings. This is the biggest win against any team in England on this ground.
In the year 1967, India was defeated by an innings.
In the first innings on 22 June 1967, the Indian team was 152 runs, in response to which England scored 386 runs. In the second innings, the Indian team piled up only 110 runs and lost the match by an innings and 124 runs.
Team India has so far lost 13 out of the 17 series against England. India had won the final Test series in England by 1-0 in the captaincy of Rahul Dravid.
Then in 2011, England beat Team India 4-0 in the 4-Test Test series.
Then in 2015, Team India also lost the series 3-1.